Daniel J. Silver,

Co-Founder & CEO

Daniel Silver is an Architect, Urbanist, Technologist, and Entrepreneur.  He has lectured in Europe, America, and Asia on Urban Design, Blockchain, Cyber Physical Systems, Parametric Design, Applied Topology, and Building Information Modelling.   He is an Adjunct Associate Professor at Pratt Institute and a regular juror at Columbia, Harvard, and Cornell. 


Mr. Silver received his bachelor’s degree in Architectural Design and Art History from Columbia University and Vassar College. At Rice University, he was awarded the Eloise Ellery Thesis Prize for his application of biological mechanics to architectural design.  Upon graduation he patented a truss system for hyperbolic structures and applied his technical skills to resolve building envelope geometries and construction details for the Museum of Modern Art in Luxembourg, the U.S. Air Force Memorial, and the EDF Tower at La Defense. 


Shortly after receiving his professional licensing, Daniel founded Silver Architecture, an urban design office focused on community centric, sustainable solutions worldwide.  In 2017, he launched Citispire with fellow architect Kenny Liu.  It is a multi-disciplinary consortium bridging technology, design, and science to create more responsive and responsible built environments.  Citispire leverages blockchain enterprises and special purpose vehicles to build global communities founded on platform economies.  


Daniel was raised in Columbia, Maryland, the first planned city in the United States designed to be socially progressive, commercially vital, environmentally sustainable, and politically autonomous.  These humanistic planning principles continue to anchor his work.

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