I graduated Brooklyn Tech in Aeronautical Technology in 1951. Studied architecture at Pratt Institute, BArch, March, 1962. Professor of Architecture, UC Berkeley, 1963-66; North Carolina State University (NCSU), 1966-2005.
I am Distinguished Professor Emeritus at the School of Architecture, College of Design, of North Carolina State University (NCSU), served as the USA editor of the Journal of Design Studies, and principal founder of the Environmental Design Research Association (EDRA), established in 1969. I have lectured and been a visiting scholar at many universities worldwide. In my career, I have been the author of many articles and books, including Democratic Design, School Building Assessment Methods, Methods of Architectural Programming, Community Participation Methods in Design and Planning, Design Games, Integrating programming Evaluation and Participation in Design, Creating Environments for Young Children, and Visual Research Methods. Several are translated into Japanese, Korean, Polish, Spanish, and Russian. As a tribute, Woxsen University (Hyderabad, India) established the Henry Sanoff Chair Professorship of Architectural Design.