Shelby Elizabeth Doyle is a Visiting Assistant Professor at Louisiana State University School of Architecture and a researcher with the LSU Coastal Sustainability Studio. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Architecture from the University of Virginia and Master of Architecture degree from the Harvard Graduate School of Design where she completed her thesis with advisor Toshiko Mori, Neft Dashlari: Architecture, Oil and Urbanism in the Trans-Caspian Union. She was a 2011-2012 Fulbright Research Fellow based in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Her research is entitled City of Water: Architecture, Infrastructure, and the Floods of Phnom Penh and can be found at www.cityofwater.wordpress.com. This work documents the relationships between water, architecture, and infrastructure in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, records the architectural and urban conditions sustained by and subject to the city’s rivers, and describes the challenges faced by Phnom Penh as it rapidly urbanizes in a flood plain.
Shelby has taught in Cambodia, at the Parsons The New School for Design in the School of Design Strategies, the University of Houston’s Pan Asia summer program based in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam and Phnom Penh, Cambodia, and the Harvard GSD Career Discovery Program. Shelby has worked in architecture firms in Cambodia, Virginia, Massachusetts, and New York, primarily with Manhattan based COOKFOX Architects.