Victor Sidy

Faculty Associate
TEMPE Campus


Victor Sidy, AIA LEED AP, is an architect, planning/development consultant, educational leader, and advocate for quality in the built environment. He received his architectural training from the Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture after receiving the Flinn Foundation Scholarship and Robert C. Byrd Scholarship. He has worked with artists, architects, and planners in Russia, the Netherlands, France, Vietnam, and throughout the United States. Mr. Sidy hosted a television series on architecture for EMG Satellite Television that aired from 1996 to 1998 and was the youngest member of Architecture Magazine's 1999 feature "Young Americans." Mr. Sidy has been managing principal of the architectural firm Victor Sidy Inc./ Victor Sidy Architect since 2000, and is faculty for the Master of Real Estate Development program at the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University. Mr. Sidy served as Head of School and Dean of the Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture in Scottsdale, Arizona and Spring Green, Wisconsin from 2005 to 2015.


Master of Architecture (M. Arch), 2000. The Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture, Scottsdale, Arizona

Bachelor of Architectural Studies (BAS) 1997. The Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture, Scottsdale, Arizona

Additional  Education/Training: Arizona State University, Honors College, Tempe, Arizona; Barnaul State Pedagogical University, Barnaul, Russia; van Maerland Lyceeum, Eindhoven, The Netherlands



P U B L I C A T I O N S / M E D I A

Featured interviewee, Inspire/Preserve/Celebrate – The David Wright House, 2016

Featured interviewee, Remarkable Homes, Wisconsin Public Television, 2015

Contributor, The Socio-Economic Value of Architecturally Significant Homes, Seidman Research Institute, Arizona State University, 2015

Contributor, SUB ROSA book, University of Melbourne, 2013

Brooklyn Loft Project featured as Wall Street Journal Home of the Day, 2012

Co-Author, Under Arizona Skies book, Pomegranate Press, 2011

Interviewed as advocate for quality in architecture and the built environment by publications including Blueprint Magazine (UK), Habitat Magazine (NYC), Arizona Republic, Wisconsin State Journal, Isthmus, the New Mexican, AZ Magazine; and media including NPR and Arizona news television channels.

Projects featured in numerous magazines and newspapers, including: Architecture, Interiors, Blueprint Magazine (UK), Frieze Magazine, Sunset, The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Better Homes and Gardens, Beautiful Homes, and Arizona Republic.

Projects featured on: CNN International, Discovery Channel, Home & Garden Television, National Geographic Television

Architecture Series Host for EMG Satellite Television, 1996-1998



Project designs presented in following exhibits:

“Hot Shots” for High Desert Test Sites 2013, Crown King, AZ, with Saskia Jorda, 2013

Featured House, AIA Dallas Home Tour, 2012

 “Learn by Doing.” Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY, and Bilbao, Spain, 2009, 2010

“75 Years of Taliesin Box Projects” Price Tower Art Center, Bartlesville, OK, 2010

 “Designing the Turquoise Trail,” Alan Hauser Museum, Cerrillos, NM, 2007

“The New American Village,” University of Southern Mississippi, 2006, in conjunction with events marking the first anniversary of Hurricane Katrina




Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
RED 511Design of the Built Environmen
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
RED 504RE Site Analy Mstr Plan Design
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
RED 511Design of the Built Environmen
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
RED 504RE Site Analy Mstr Plan Design
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
RED 511Design of the Built Environmen
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
RED 504RE Site Analy Mstr Plan Design


Juror, In Business Commercial Design Awards, 2015, 2016, 2017

E. Thomas Casey Leadership Award, 2015

Juror, American Architecture Awards, 2014

Jury Chair, International Design Awards, Society of College and University Planning, 2013

Juror, National AIA CAE Education Facility Design Awards, 2013

Juror, Nha Trang International Design Competition, Vietnam, 2013           

AIA Western Mountain Region Leadership Institute, 2012

Juror, National Design Awards, Society of College and University Planning, 2012

Juror, European Competition of Architecture and Design in Eco and Agro-Materials, 2010

Juror, Design It: Shelter Competition cosponsored by Guggenheim and Google, 2009

Mod.Fab Project (collaboration): Spectrum Award, Ceramic Tiles of Italy First Place, 2009

            Time Magazine, Green Architecture Project of 2009

Selected Work: Phoenix: 21st Century City             2006

Juror, ACSA Distinguished Professor of Architecture Award, 2006

Juror, AIA Arizona Home of the Year Award            2006

US Patent US6253499: Human habitat structure&            2001

Professional Associations

<p>American Institute of Architects (AIA), 2005-current; AIA Phoenix Metro Advisory Council, 2014-15; Phoenix Metro Chapter Board 2008-2014; Committee on the Environment  Arizona, 2008-11; Committee on Design, 2008-09.</p> <p>US Green Building Council, LEED Accredited Professional, 2009-current .&nbsp;</p> <p>City of Scottsdale Environmental Design Award Committee, 2010-11.</p> <p>Valley Forward Association, Land Use/Open Space Committee, 2009-12.</p> <p>Scottsdale Historic Preservation Committee Task Force, 2007-08.</p> <p>Registered Architect: Arizona, Colorado, Virginia, Wisconsin</p> <p>National Council of Architectural Registration Boards # 84721</p>

Work History

<p>Managing Principal/Architect, Victor Sidy, Inc./ Victor Sidy Architect,&nbsp;Phoenix, Arizona, 2000-current</p> <p>Head of School and Dean, Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture, Scottsdale, Arizona and Spring Green, Wisconsin, 2005-2015</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>


David Wright House, Phoenix, AZ. Architect for Planning and Preservation. 2016-current.

Arizona Department of Transportation, South Mountain Freeway, Design Consultant for aesthetic features. 2013-current.

North American Montessori Teachers Association. Design Consultant for Montessori Schools. 2000-2007.


Create Academy, Phoenix, AZ (founding trustee), 2014-current. Finance Committee chair, 2014-16.

Wyoming Valley School Cultural Center, Wyoming, WI (founding trustee), 2009-13. Co-chair, 2011-12.

Facilities Committee, Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation, Scottsdale, AZ, 2008-10.

328-334 W. 17th St. Owners Corporation, New York, NY, 2003-07. President, 2004-07.