Charles Waldheim is a Canadian-American architect and urbanist.
Waldheim’s research examines the relations between landscape, ecology, and contemporary urbanism. He is author, editor, or co-editor of numerous books on these subjects, such as Landscape as Urbanism: A General Theory, and his writing has been published and translated internationally. Waldheim is John EIrving Professor at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design (GSD) where he directs the School’s Office for Urbanisation. Waldheim is recipient of the Rome Prize Fellowship from the American Academy in Rome as well as the Visiting Scholar Research Fellowship at the Study Centre of the Canadian Centre for Architecture. He is also the Cullinan Chair at Rice University.