Nathaniel Corum


Nathaniel Corum, Head of Education Outreach, Architecture for Humanity

An architect and facilitator with Architecture for Humanity, Nathaniel Corum coordinates its international studio programs, including an AfH Container Studio, a Prefab Core Studio, a Floating Classroom Studio, and a Pac Rim Studio. He is also a design architect for various AfH projects, including a Tribal Elder Housing Initiative, a Natural Building program and an Alternative Masonry Unit (AMU) research project. Corum also is Cabin Architect and a Sustainability Consultant for the Plastiki Expedition (

After studying product design at Stanford University, Nathaniel trained as an architect at the University of Texas at Austin. A subsequent Fulbright Scholarship allowed him to focus on preservation and urban poverty issues in North Africa. He is also the recipient of a Rose Architectural Fellowship, and author of Building a Straw Bale House (Princeton Architectural Press) and an Architecture for Humanity Design Fellow since 2007.