Prior Designations: In 2004, Mr. Plosser served as a lead designer on the master plan for the National Gallery of Australia in Canberra, Australia. He was the design director of the International Center for Urban Design in the United States from 1999 to 2001.
Plosser was the visual designer of the New York City Transit Authority's NYC subway map of 1995-97, which won a World Design Award. He was a design consultant to seven US cities, including New York, Denver, Chicago, New Orleans, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Boston, San Francisco, and LA. He was a member of the New York City Transit Authority's Design Advisory Board from 1995 to 1997.
In 2001, he designed a new gallery for the National Gallery of Art and the Renwick Gallery in Washington, D.C. Mr. Plosser was a founding member of the Rhode Island School of Design's Center for the Study of Material and Substance, which explores the relationships between art and architecture.
In 1993, he lectured at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design and was the co-founder and executive director of the Providence Design Center, where he also served as the vice-chairman of the Rhode Island chapter of the American Institute of Architects. In 1997, he presented the keynote address at the World Architecture Festival in Jerusalem. 827ec27edc