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Michael Abrahamson

Michael Abrahamson

Ann Arbor, MI, US

 

About 

Michael Abrahamson is a doctoral student in Architecture History and Theory at the University of Michigan. Prior to his enrollment at Michigan, Michael taught design, theory, and history courses at Kent State University. He holds a Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch) from Kent State, and a Master of Architectural Studies in Criticism from Ohio State. Michael has published criticism in Architectural ReviewLog, One:Twelve, Fulcrum (AA), and is a frequent contributor to CLOG, for whom he guest edited the February 2013 issue on Brutalism. He also operates a Tumblr blog called F*ck Yeah Brutalism.

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Michael's Featured Articles on Archinect

Air Rights: an exhibit by Drone Research Lab, Fri, Oct 18 '13

The printed catalog for “Air Rights” – an exhibition by the Drone Research Lab (DRL) at the Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning – begins with a Bartlett's-worthy quote from R. Buckminster Fuller: “You never change things by fighting the existing ...

Air Rights: an exhibit by Drone Research Lab
 

Employment 

Kent State University, Adjunct Faculty Member

Courses: First Year Design Studio I & II, Architecture History II, UG Seminar on Brutalism, Urban Design Theory, Portfolio Design

Aug 2010 - Jul 2012
 

Education 

University of Michigan, PhD, History & Theory of Architecture

Oct 2012 - current
 

The Ohio State University, Masters, Criticism

Aug 2007 - Dec 2008
 

Kent State University, BArch, Architecture

Aug 2002 - May 2007
 

Awards 

Bentley Historical Library Graduate Student Research Fellowship, Grant

"Projecting an Equal Future: Gunnar Birkerts and Tougaloo College, 1965-1974"

2013
 

Areas of Specialization 



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