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Anthony Morey

Anthony Morey

Los Angeles, CA, US

 

About 

Anthony Morey is a Los Angeles-based designer, writer, theorist and curator. Currently he is the Executive Director & Chief Curator at a+d museum along with being an editor-at-large of Archinect, a discussion moderator at Harvard University Graduate School of Design, and Design Studio Faculty at USC in Los Angeles. His work and research is invested in the tensions between text, psychology and image and their relationship to architecture and art.

Anthony is a co-founder and chief curator of a one-night stand for art & architecture (ons-la), an ongoing curation experiment in cultural representation along with it’s journal, Morning After. He is also a co-founder and editor in chief, of masks the journal, a publication founded while at Harvard’s Graduate School of Design that particularly focuses on the rifts between the subconscious and conscious tensions in the creative arts and the various tangencies within them. Anthony obtained his undergraduate degree in architecture from the Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc) with distinction, and his masters with commendation in History and Philosophy of Architecture from the Harvard Graduate School of Design.

Anthony's Featured Articles on Archinect

Words of Wisdom from Toshiko Mori, Harvard GSD's First Tenured Female Professor, Wed, Dec 12 '18

Soapbox is a weekly series delivering a curated set of lectures, talks and symposia concerning contemporary themes but explored through the archives of lectures past and present. With the plethora of lectures, talks, symposia and panels occurring world wide on a daily basis, how can we begin ...

Words of Wisdom from Toshiko Mori, Harvard GSD's First Tenured Female Professor
 

Urban Discussions Never Sleep; A Conversation with Bernd Upmeyer, Founder of MONU Magazine, Mon, Dec 10 '18

Redlines is a collection of interviews with editors that make today's most provocative architectural publications come to life. While architecture is traditionally concerned with buildings, materials, and scale, their importance and historical impact are recorded through words, books ...

Urban Discussions Never Sleep; A Conversation with Bernd Upmeyer, Founder of MONU Magazine
 

Armageddons, Pterodactyls & Paradigms; Words with Eric Owen Moss, Wed, Dec 5 '18

Soapbox is a weekly series delivering a curated set of lectures, talks and symposia concerning contemporary themes but explored through the archives of lectures past and present. With the plethora of lectures, talks, symposia and panels occurring world wide on a daily basis, how can we begin ...

Armageddons, Pterodactyls & Paradigms; Words with Eric Owen Moss
 

A Conversation with Nicholas McMillan on Peculiar Architecture, Mon, Dec 3 '18

Thesis Review is a collection of conversations, statements and inquiries into the current state of thesis in academia. Thesis projects give a glimpse into the current state of the academic arena while painting a picture for the future of practice.  Each feature will present a ...

A Conversation with Nicholas McMillan on Peculiar Architecture
 

Does Neil Denari Dream of Electric Sheep? Thoughts and Tangents with Neil Denari, Tue, Nov 27 '18

Soapbox is a weekly series delivering a curated set of lectures, talks and symposia concerning contemporary themes but explored through the archives of lectures past and present. With the plethora of lectures, talks, symposia and panels occurring world wide on a daily basis, how can we begin ...

Does Neil Denari Dream of Electric Sheep? Thoughts and Tangents with Neil Denari
 

Cross-Talk #8: Academia & Practice — Introduction, Mon, Nov 19 '18

The role of Archinect’s series Cross-Talk is to bring forward the positive aspects of the polemic and allow for the resulting conflict to bring to life an otherwise still and comfortable climate of creativity—if there can be one. Cross-Talk attempts—if to only say ...

Cross-Talk #8: Academia & Practice — Introduction
 

A Conversation with Jack Stewart-Castner on Architectural Jekyll and Hydes, Thu, Nov 15 '18

Thesis Review is a collection of conversations, statements and inquiries into the current state of thesis in academia. Thesis projects give a glimpse into the current state of the academic arena while painting a picture for the future of practice.  Each feature will present a contemporary ...

A Conversation with Jack Stewart-Castner on Architectural Jekyll and Hydes
 

Speculation on Objects, Realism and the Arts; A View into the Mind of Graham Harman, Wed, Nov 14 '18

Soapbox is a weekly series delivering a curated set of lectures, talks and symposia concerning contemporary themes but explored through the archives of lectures past and present. With the plethora of lectures, talks, symposia and panels occurring world wide on a daily basis, how can we begin ...

Speculation on Objects, Realism and the Arts; A View into the Mind of Graham Harman
 

Balancing the Conceptual and The Actual; A Studio Snapshot of Preliminary Research Office, Mon, Nov 12 '18

Led by Chloe Brunner, Dingliang Yang and Yaohua Wang, Preliminary Research Office has been making a name for itself as an emerging practice leveraging contemporary motifs, exceptional techniques, and potent design schemes to consistently push the boundaries of what a young office can do in ...

Balancing the Conceptual and The Actual; A Studio Snapshot of Preliminary Research Office
 

A Conversation with Runze Zhang & Alessio Grancini on their Thesis Project "Games of Deletion", Wed, Nov 7 '18

Thesis Review is a collection of conversations, statements and inquiries into the current state of thesis in academia. Thesis projects give a glimpse into the current state of the education arena while painting a picture for the future of practice.  Each feature will present a contemporary ...

A Conversation with Runze Zhang & Alessio Grancini on their Thesis Project 'Games of Deletion'
 

40 Years of Discipline-Shifting Architecture with Jacques Herzog & Pierre de Meuron, Wed, Nov 7 '18

Soapbox is a weekly series delivering a curated set of lectures, talks and symposia concerning contemporary themes but explored through the archives of lectures past and present. With the plethora of lectures, talks, symposia and panels occurring world wide on a daily basis, how can we begin ...

40 Years of Discipline-Shifting Architecture with Jacques Herzog & Pierre de Meuron
 

From Exodus to S, M, L, XL to Seattle; Architecture with Rem Koolhaas, Wed, Oct 31 '18

Soapbox is a weekly series delivering a curated set of lectures, talks and symposia concerning contemporary themes but explored through the archives of lectures past and present. With the plethora of lectures, talks, symposia and panels occurring world wide on a daily basis, how can we begin ...

From Exodus to S, M, L, XL to Seattle; Architecture with Rem Koolhaas
 

The Negative Spaces of Domesticity, Wed, Oct 24 '18

Soapbox is a weekly series delivering a curated set of lectures, talks and symposia concerning contemporary themes but explored through the archives of lectures past and present. With the plethora of lectures, talks, symposia and panels occurring world wide on a daily basis, how can we begin ...

The Negative Spaces of Domesticity
 

Constructs of Memory: Lorem Ipsum, Thu, Oct 18 '18

Lorem Ipsum: Narratives of Architecture is the first studio to be subjected to the experimental format of a jury presented in Pedagogies, the Public & Juries. The third round of Lorem Ipsum focuses on bringing the processes and products from the previous stages together, presented here as ...

Constructs of Memory: Lorem Ipsum
 

Transcripts of Los Angeles: Lorem Ipsum, Wed, Oct 17 '18

Lorem Ipsum: Narratives of Architecture is the first studio to be subjected to the experimental format of a jury presented in Pedagogies, the Public & Juries. The second round of Lorem Ipsum borrows its process from Bernard Tschumi’s Manhattan Transcripts. What follows is the development of ...

Transcripts of Los Angeles: Lorem Ipsum
 

Nolli in Los Angeles : Lorem Ipsum, Tue, Oct 16 '18

Lorem Ipsum: Narratives of Architecture is the first studio to be subjected to the experimental format of a jury presented in Pedagogies, the Public & Juries. The rounds of this jury will be released and segmented as the studio was experienced by the students. Here we begin with Nolli in Los ...

Nolli in Los Angeles : Lorem Ipsum
 

Pedagogies, the Public & Juries: Lorem Ipsum, Mon, Oct 15 '18

A jury is generally thought of as a body of people who are responsible for giving a verdict in a legal case based on the evidence submitted to them in court. However, juries in architecture tend to function in a slightly different manner. They serve to structure and embody polemical tussles. Their ...

Pedagogies, the Public & Juries: Lorem Ipsum
 

Centre Georges Pompidou or a Cemetery, Aldo Rossi's Fork in the Road, Fri, Oct 12 '18

From the Ground Up is a series on Archinect focused on discovering the early stages & signs of history's most prolific architects. Starting from the beginning allows us to understand the long journey architecture takes in even the formative of hands and often, surprising shifts that occur in ...

Centre Georges Pompidou or a Cemetery, Aldo Rossi's Fork in the Road
 

Beyond 2030, Thoughts on the Anthropocene, Wed, Oct 10 '18

Soapbox is a weekly series delivering a curated set of lectures, talks and symposia concerning contemporary themes but explored through the archives of lectures past and present. With the plethora of lectures, talks, symposia and panels occurring world wide on a daily basis, how can we begin ...

Beyond 2030, Thoughts on the Anthropocene
 

Collecting Architecture as Making Architecture; Ai Weiwei and Architecture , Fri, Oct 5 '18

From the Ground Up is a series on Archinect focused on discovering the early stages & signs of history's most prolific architects. Starting from the beginning allows us to understand the long journey architecture takes in even the formative of hands and often, surprising shifts that occur in ...

Collecting Architecture as Making Architecture; Ai Weiwei and Architecture
 

Architecture & Design Podcasts to Listen to While Working, Wed, Oct 3 '18

Soapbox is a series delivering a curated set of lectures, talks and symposia concerning contemporary themes but explored through the archives of lectures past and present. With the plethora of lectures, talks, symposia and panels occurring world wide on a daily basis, how can we begin to keep ...

Architecture & Design Podcasts to Listen to While Working
 

Ish~Ness & Counter-Absolutes: Maya Alam and the Harry der Boghosian Fellowship., Fri, Sep 28 '18

Fellow Fellows is a series that focuses on the current eruption of fellowships in academia today. Within this realm, these positions produce a fantastic blend of practice, research, and design influence, traditionally done within a tight time-frame. Fellow Fellows sits ...

Ish~Ness & Counter-Absolutes: Maya Alam and the Harry der Boghosian Fellowship.
 

Skateboarding as City Mapping. Talks on Cities, Skateboarding and Identity. , Wed, Sep 26 '18

Soapbox is a series delivering a curated set of lectures, talks and symposia concerning contemporary themes but explored through the archives of lectures past and present. With the plethora of lectures, talks, symposia and panels occurring world wide on a daily basis, how can we begin to keep ...

Skateboarding as City Mapping. Talks on Cities, Skateboarding and Identity.
 

A Fountain and Vanna Venturi House; 1964 with Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown, Sun, Sep 23 '18

From the Ground Up is a series on Archinect focused on discovering the early stages & signs of history's most prolific architects. Starting from the beginning allows us to understand the long journey architecture takes in even the formative of hands and often, surprising shifts that occur in ...

A Fountain and Vanna Venturi House; 1964 with Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown
 

A Collection of Thoughts and Wisdom from Robert Venturi. , Thu, Sep 20 '18

Soapbox is a series delivering a curated set of lectures, talks and symposia concerning contemporary themes but explored through the archives of lectures past and present. With the plethora of lectures, talks, symposia and panels occurring world wide on a daily basis, how can we begin to keep ...

A Collection of Thoughts and Wisdom from Robert Venturi.
 

Cross-Talk #7: Creative Rights & Intellectual Property — Introduction, Mon, Sep 10 '18

The role of Archinect’s series Cross-Talk is to bring forward the positive aspects of the polemic and allow for the resulting conflict to bring to life an otherwise still and comfortable climate of creativity—if there can be one. Cross-Talk attempts—if to only say ...

Cross-Talk #7: Creative Rights & Intellectual Property — Introduction
 

It Could Have Been Called SOB: Gordon Bunshaft and SOM, Fri, Sep 7 '18

From the Ground Up is a series on Archinect focused on discovering the early stages & signs of history's most prolific architects. Starting from the beginning allows us to understand the long journey architecture takes in even the formative of hands and often, surprising shifts that occur in ...

It Could Have Been Called SOB: Gordon Bunshaft and SOM
 

From a B at Yale to a Built Memorial: Maya Lin's Vietnam Memorial, Fri, Aug 31 '18

From the Ground Up is a series on Archinect focused on discovering the early stages & signs of history's most prolific architects. Starting from the beginning allows us to understand the long journey architecture takes in even the formative of hands and often, surprising shifts that occur in ...

From a B at Yale to a Built Memorial: Maya Lin's Vietnam Memorial
 

Soapbox: Jeffrey Kipnis, Wed, Aug 29 '18

Soapbox is a weekly series delivering a curated set of lectures, talks and symposia concerning contemporary themes but explored through the archives of lectures past and present. With the plethora of lectures, talks, symposia and panels occurring world wide on a daily basis, how can we begin ...

Soapbox: Jeffrey Kipnis
 

Jack Self, Editor of Real Review (Now Available at Archinect Outpost!), Discusses His "Mystic Process" and the Importance of Print , Fri, Aug 24 '18

Redlines is a collection of interviews with editors that make today's most provocative architectural publications come to life. While architecture is traditionally concerned with buildings, materials, and scale, their importance and historical impact are recorded through words, books ...

Jack Self, Editor of Real Review (Now Available at Archinect Outpost!), Discusses His 'Mystic Process' and the Importance of Print
 

Has Educational Complacency Diminished Today's Discourse?, Thu, Aug 23 '18

Complacency is the enemy of progress and Architecture, as a whole, is built on progress. The progress of thought, progress of conversations and progress of objection. Architecture is not a search for truth, but instead, as a discipline, it is a collection of studies, inquiries, and expertise into ...

Has Educational Complacency Diminished Today's Discourse?
 

Soapbox: Christo and Jeanne-Claude , Wed, Aug 22 '18

Soapbox is a weekly series delivering a curated set of lectures, talks and symposia concerning contemporary themes but explored through the archives of lectures past and present. With the plethora of lectures, talks, symposia and panels occurring world wide on a daily basis, how can we begin ...

Soapbox: Christo and Jeanne-Claude
 

As Principal of a Small Firm, Founder of Synthesis Design + Architecture Alvin Huang Says You Always Have to be Hunting, Mon, Aug 20 '18

"As a design research practice we leverage technology as an avenue to challenge convention and imagine alternatives" says Alvin Huang, founder of the firm Synthesis Design + Architecture. Started in 2011, Huang began his practice after gaining significant experience working for prestigious firms ...

As Principal of a Small Firm, Founder of Synthesis Design + Architecture Alvin Huang Says You Always Have to be Hunting
 

From a Home to President Obama's Library: Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architect's Eisenberg Residence , Fri, Aug 17 '18

From the Ground Up is a series on Archinect focused on discovering the early stages & signs of history's most prolific architects. Starting from the beginning allows us to understand the long journey architecture takes in even the formative of hands and often, surprising shifts that occur in ...

From a Home to President Obama's Library: Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architect's Eisenberg Residence
 

Soapbox: Brutalism , Wed, Aug 15 '18

Soapbox is a weekly series delivering a curated set of lectures, talks and symposia concerning contemporary themes but explored through the archives of lectures past and present. With the plethora of lectures, talks, symposia and panels occurring world wide on a daily basis, how can we begin ...

Soapbox: Brutalism
 

From Dr. Dre to John Lautner, it all started here. The Panel House by Barbara Bestor. , Fri, Aug 10 '18

From the Ground Up is a series on Archinect focused on discovering the early stages & signs of history's most prolific architects. Starting from the beginning allows us to understand the long journey architecture takes in even the formative of hands and often, surprising shifts that occur in ...

From Dr. Dre to John Lautner, it all started here. The Panel House by Barbara Bestor.
 

Soapbox: Ai Weiwei, Wed, Aug 8 '18

Soapbox is a weekly series delivering a curated set of lectures, talks and symposia concerning contemporary themes but explored through the archives of lectures past and present. With the plethora of lectures, talks, symposia and panels occurring world wide on a daily basis, how can we begin ...

Soapbox: Ai Weiwei
 

From Obscurity to MoMA. Eric Owen Moss's Playa Del Rey Triplex, Fri, Aug 3 '18

From the Ground Up is a series on Archinect focused on discovering the early stages & signs of history's most prolific architects. Starting from the beginning allows us to understand the long journey architecture takes in even the formative of hands and often, surprising shifts that occur in ...

From Obscurity to MoMA. Eric Owen Moss's Playa Del Rey Triplex
 

Soapbox: Psychotherapy, Wed, Aug 1 '18

Soapbox is a weekly series delivering a curated set of lectures, talks and symposia concerning contemporary themes but explored through the archives of lectures past and present. With the plethora of lectures, talks, symposia and panels occurring world wide on a daily basis, how can we begin ...

Soapbox: Psychotherapy
 

Readlines: Fresh Meat, Tue, Jul 31 '18

Redlines is a collection of interviews with editors that make today's most provocative architectural publications come to life. While architecture is traditionally concerned with buildings, materials, and scale, their importance and historical impact are recorded through words, books ...

Readlines: Fresh Meat
 

Tombs, Hotels and Libraries. The beginnings of Étienne-Louis Boullée., Fri, Jul 27 '18

From the Ground Up is a series on Archinect focused on discovering the early stages & signs of history's most prolific architects. Starting from the beginning allows us to understand the long journey architecture takes in even the formative of hands and often, surprising shifts that occur in ...

Tombs, Hotels and Libraries. The beginnings of Étienne-Louis Boullée.
 

Soapbox: Jonathan Gold, Wed, Jul 25 '18

Soapbox is a weekly series delivering a curated set of lectures, talks and symposia concerning contemporary themes but explored through the archives of lectures past and present. With the plethora of lectures, talks, symposia and panels occurring world wide on a daily basis, how can we begin ...

Soapbox: Jonathan Gold
 

Redlines: The Funambulist, Tue, Jul 24 '18

Redlines is a collection of interviews with editors that make today's most provocative architectural publications come to life. While architecture is traditionally concerned with buildings, materials, and scale, their importance and historical impact are recorded through words, books ...

Redlines: The Funambulist
 

From the Ground Up: Lebbeus Woods, Fri, Jul 20 '18

From the Ground Up is a series on Archinect focused on discovering the early stages & signs of history's most prolific architects. Starting from the beginning allows us to understand the long journey architecture takes in even the formative of hands and often, surprising shifts that occur in ...

From the Ground Up: Lebbeus Woods
 

Soapbox: Dada, Wed, Jul 18 '18

Soapbox is a weekly series delivering a curated set of lectures, talks and symposia concerning contemporary themes but explored through the archives of lectures past and present. With the plethora of lectures, talks, symposia and panels occurring world wide on a daily basis, how can we begin ...

Soapbox: Dada
 

Redlines: PLAT, Tue, Jul 10 '18

Redlines is a collection of interviews with editors that make today's most provocative architectural publications come to life. While architecture is traditionally concerned with buildings, materials, and scale, their importance and historical impact are recorded through words, books ...

Redlines: PLAT
 

Cross-Talk #6: East vs West - Introduction, Mon, Jul 9 '18

The role of Archinect’s new series Cross-Talk is to bring forward the positive aspects of the polemic and allow for the resulting conflict to bring to life an otherwise still and comfortable climate of creativity—if there can be one. Cross-Talk attempts—if to only ...

Cross-Talk #6: East vs West - Introduction
 

Soapbox: Architecture & Hip Hop, Wed, Jul 4 '18

Soapbox is a weekly series delivering a curated set of lectures, talks and symposia concerning contemporary themes but explored through the archives of lectures past and present. With the plethora of lectures, talks, symposia and panels occurring world wide on a daily basis, how can we begin ...

Soapbox: Architecture & Hip Hop
 

From the Ground Up: Rem Koolhaas, Fri, Jun 29 '18

From the Ground Up is a series on Archinect focused on discovering the early stages & signs of history's most prolific architects. Starting from the beginning allows us to understand the long journey architecture takes in even the formative of hands and often, surprising shifts that occur in ...

From the Ground Up: Rem Koolhaas
 

Soapbox: John Quentin Hejduk, Wed, Jun 27 '18

Soapbox is a weekly series delivering a curated set of lectures, talks and symposia concerning contemporary themes but explored through the archives of lectures past and present. With the plethora of lectures, talks, symposia and panels occurring world wide on a daily basis, how can we begin ...

Soapbox: John Quentin Hejduk
 

From the Ground Up: Herzog & de Meuron, Fri, Jun 22 '18

From the Ground Up is a series on Archinect focused on discovering the early stages & signs of history's most prolific architects. Starting from the beginning allows us to understand the long journey architecture takes in even the most formative of hands and the often, surprising shifts that ...

From the Ground Up: Herzog & de Meuron
 

Soapbox: Hannah Arendt, Wed, Jun 20 '18

Soapbox is a weekly series delivering a curated set of lectures, talks and symposia concerning contemporary themes but explored through the archives of lectures past and present. With the plethora of lectures, talks, symposia and panels occurring world wide on a daily basis, how can we begin ...

Soapbox: Hannah Arendt
 

Soapbox: The School of Life, Wed, Jun 13 '18

Soapbox is a weekly series delivering a curated set of lectures, talks and symposia concerning contemporary themes but explored through the archives of lectures past and present. With the plethora of lectures, talks, symposia and panels occurring world wide on a daily basis, how can we begin ...

Soapbox: The School of Life
 

Redlines: JAE, Tue, Jun 12 '18

Redlines is a collection of interviews with editors that make today's most provocative architectural publications come to life. While architecture is traditionally concerned with buildings, materials, and scale, their importance and historical impact are recorded through words, books ...

Redlines: JAE
 

From the Ground Up: Claude Nicolas Ledoux, Fri, Jun 8 '18

From the Ground Up is a series on Archinect focused on discovering the early stages & signs of history's most prolific architects. Starting from the beginning allows us to understand the long journey architecture takes in even the most formative of hands and the often, surprising shifts that ...

From the Ground Up: Claude Nicolas Ledoux
 

Soapbox: Gordon Matta-Clark, Wed, Jun 6 '18

Soapbox is a weekly series delivering a curated set of lectures, talks and symposia concerning contemporary themes but explored through the archives of lectures past and present. With the plethora of lectures, talks, symposia and panels occurring world wide on a daily basis, how can we begin ...

Soapbox: Gordon Matta-Clark
 

From the Ground Up: Andrea Palladio, Fri, Jun 1 '18

From the Ground Up is a series on Archinect focused on discovering the early stages & signs of history's most prolific architects. Starting from the beginning allows us to understand the long journey architecture takes in even the formative of hands and often, surprising shifts that occur in ...

From the Ground Up: Andrea Palladio
 

Soapbox: Virtual Reality, Wed, May 30 '18

Soapbox is a weekly series delivering a curated set of lectures, talks and symposia concerning contemporary themes but explored through the archives of lectures past and present. With the plethora of lectures, talks, symposia and panels occurring world wide on a daily basis, how can we begin ...

Soapbox: Virtual Reality
 

Redlines: Thresholds, Tue, May 29 '18

Redlines is a collection of interviews with editors that make today's most provocative architectural publications come to life. While architecture is traditionally concerned with buildings, materials, and scale, their importance and historical impact are recorded through words, books ...

Redlines: Thresholds
 

From the Ground Up: Thom Mayne, Fri, May 25 '18

From the Ground Up is a series on Archinect focused on discovering the early stages & signs of history's most prolific architects. Starting from the beginning allows us to understand the long journey architecture takes in even the most formative of hands and the often, surprising shifts that ...

From the Ground Up: Thom Mayne
 

Soapbox: American Architecture Now (1980), Wed, May 23 '18

Soapbox is a weekly series delivering a curated set of lectures, talks and symposia concerning contemporary themes but explored through the archives of lectures past and present. With the plethora of lectures, talks, symposia and panels occurring world wide on a daily basis, how can we begin ...

Soapbox: American Architecture Now (1980)
 

From the Ground Up: Shigeru Ban, Fri, May 18 '18

From the Ground Up is a series on Archinect focused on discovering the early stages & signs of history's most prolific architects. Starting from the beginning allows us to understand the long journey architecture takes in even the most formative of hands and the often, surprising shifts that ...

From the Ground Up: Shigeru Ban
 

Soapbox: Will Alsop, Wed, May 16 '18

Soapbox is a weekly series delivering a curated set of lectures, talks and symposia concerning contemporary themes but explored through the archives of lectures past and present. With the plethora of lectures, talks, symposia and panels occurring world wide on a daily basis, how can we begin ...

Soapbox: Will Alsop
 

Redlines: CLOG, Tue, May 15 '18

Redlines is a collection of interviews with editors that make today's most provocative architectural publications come to life. While architecture is traditionally concerned with buildings, materials, and scale, their importance and historical impact are recorded through words, books ...

Redlines: CLOG
 

From the Ground Up: Frank Gehry, Fri, May 11 '18

From the Ground Up is a series on Archinect focused on discovering the early stages & signs of history's most prolific architects. Starting from the beginning allows us to understand the long journey architecture takes in even the most formative of hands and the often, surprising shifts that ...

From the Ground Up: Frank Gehry
 

Soapbox: Commencement Speeches , Wed, May 9 '18

Soapbox is a weekly series delivering a curated set of lectures, talks and symposia concerning contemporary themes but explored through the archives of lectures past and present. With the plethora of lectures, talks, symposia and panels occurring world wide on a daily basis, how can we begin ...

Soapbox: Commencement Speeches
 

Fellow Fellows: Linda Zhang, Fri, May 4 '18

Fellow Fellows is a series that focuses on the current eruption and trend of fellowships in academia today. These positions within the academic realm produce a fantastic blend of practice, research and design influence and traditionally within a tight time frame. Fellow Fellows sits ...

Fellow Fellows: Linda Zhang
 

Soapbox: Job Interviews, Wed, May 2 '18

Soapbox is a weekly series delivering a curated set of lectures, talks and symposia concerning contemporary themes but explored through the archives of lectures past and present. With the plethora of lectures, talks, symposia and panels occurring world wide on a daily basis, how can we begin ...

Soapbox: Job Interviews
 

From the Ground Up: Santiago Calatrava, Fri, Apr 27 '18

From the Ground Up is a series on Archinect focused on discovering the early stages & signs of history's most prolific architects. Starting from the beginning allows us to understand the long journey architecture takes in even the most formative of hands and the often, surprising shifts that ...

From the Ground Up: Santiago Calatrava
 

Soapbox: Elizabeth Diller, Wed, Apr 25 '18

Soapbox is a weekly series delivering a curated set of lectures, talks and symposia concerning contemporary themes but explored through the archives of lectures past and present. With the plethora of lectures, talks, symposia and panels occurring world wide on a daily basis, how can we begin ...

Soapbox: Elizabeth Diller
 

Redlines: SOILED, Tue, Apr 24 '18

Redlines is a collection of interviews with editors that make today's most provocative architectural publications come to life. While architecture is traditionally concerned with buildings, materials, and scale, their importance and historical impact are recorded through words, books ...

Redlines: SOILED
 

AN.ONYMOUS Architects Show Us How Obstacles Make for Better Projects, Mon, Apr 16 '18

AN.ONYMOUS is a transdisciplinary design firm based in Los Angeles and New York. Founded by Iman Ansari and Marta Nowak, the studio focuses on speculative approaches towards architecture and urbanism in relation to ecology, technology and biology. Since its inception in 2012, AN.ONYMOUS has ...

AN.ONYMOUS Architects Show Us How Obstacles Make for Better Projects
 

Redlines: Pidgin, Thu, Apr 12 '18

Redlines is a collection of interviews with editors that make today's most provocative architectural publications come to life. While architecture is traditionally concerned with buildings, materials, and scale, their importance and historical impact are recorded through words, books ...

Redlines: Pidgin
 

Soapbox: Social Housing, Wed, Apr 11 '18

Soapbox is a weekly series delivering a curated set of lectures, talks and symposia concerning contemporary themes but explored through the archives of lectures past and present. With the plethora of lectures, talks, symposia and panels occurring world wide on a daily basis, how can we begin ...

Soapbox: Social Housing
 

From the Ground Up: Philip Johnson, Fri, Apr 6 '18

From the Ground Up is a series on Archinect focused on discovering the early stages & signs of history's most prolific architects. Starting from the beginning allows us to understand the long journey architecture takes in even the most formative of hands and the often, surprising shifts that ...

From the Ground Up: Philip Johnson
 

Soapbox: Fiction, Wed, Apr 4 '18

Soapbox is a weekly series delivering a curated set of lectures, talks and symposia concerning contemporary themes but explored through the archives of lectures past and present. With the plethora of lectures, talks, symposia and panels occurring world wide on a daily basis, how can we begin ...

Soapbox: Fiction
 

Fellow Fellows: Viola Ago, Fri, Mar 30 '18

Fellow Fellows is a series that focuses on the current eruption of fellowships in academia today. Within this realm, these positions produce a fantastic blend of practice, research, and design influence, traditionally done within a tight time-frame. Fellow Fellows sits ...

Fellow Fellows: Viola Ago
 

Soapbox: Origins, Wed, Mar 28 '18

Soapbox is a weekly series delivering a curated set of lectures, talks and symposia concerning contemporary themes but explored through the archives of lectures past and present. With the plethora of lectures, talks, symposia and panels occurring world wide on a daily basis, how can we begin ...

Soapbox: Origins
 

Fellow Fellows: Hans Tursack, Fri, Mar 23 '18

Fellow Fellows is a series that focuses on the current eruption of fellowships in academia today. Within this realm, these positions produce a fantastic blend of practice, research, and design influence, traditionally done within a tight time-frame. Fellow Fellows sits ...

Fellow Fellows: Hans Tursack
 

Soapbox: Surrealism , Wed, Mar 21 '18

Soapbox is a weekly series delivering a curated set of lectures, talks and symposia concerning contemporary themes but explored through the archives of lectures past and present. With the plethora of lectures, talks, symposia and panels occurring world wide on a daily basis, how can we begin ...

Soapbox: Surrealism
 

From the Ground Up: Balkrishna Doshi , Fri, Mar 16 '18

From the Ground Up is a series on Archinect focused on discovering the early stages & signs of history's most prolific architects. Starting from the beginning allows us to understand the long journey architecture takes in even the formative of hands and often, surprising shifts that occur in ...

From the Ground Up: Balkrishna Doshi
 

Soapbox: Pritzker, Wed, Mar 14 '18

Soapbox is a weekly series delivering a curated set of lectures, talks and symposia concerning contemporary themes but explored through the archives of lectures past and present. With the plethora of lectures, talks, symposia and panels occurring world wide on a daily basis, how can we begin ...

Soapbox: Pritzker
 

From the Ground Up: Zaha Hadid, Fri, Mar 9 '18

From the Ground Up is a series on Archinect focused on discovering the early stages & signs of history's most prolific architects. Starting from the beginning allows us to understand the long journey architecture takes, in even the most formative of hands, and the often surprising shifts that ...

From the Ground Up: Zaha Hadid
 

Soapbox: Gender, Wed, Mar 7 '18

Soapbox is a weekly series delivering a curated set of lectures, talks and symposia concerning contemporary themes but explored through the archives of lectures past and present. With the plethora of lectures, talks, symposia and panels occurring world wide on a daily basis, how can we begin ...

Soapbox: Gender
 

Fellow Fellows : Zahra Safaverdi , Fri, Mar 2 '18

Fellow Fellows is a series that focuses on the current eruption of fellowships in academia today. Within this realm, these positions produce a fantastic blend of practice, research, and design influence, traditionally done within a tight time-frame. Fellow Fellows sits ...

Fellow Fellows : Zahra Safaverdi
 

Soapbox: Criticism , Wed, Feb 28 '18

Soapbox is a weekly series delivering a curated set of lectures, talks and symposia concerning contemporary themes but explored through the archives of lectures past and present. With the plethora of lectures, talks, symposia and panels occurring world wide on a daily basis, how can we begin ...

Soapbox: Criticism
 

Fellow Fellows : D-ESK, Fri, Feb 23 '18

Fellow Fellows is a series that focuses on the current eruption of fellowships in academia today. Within this realm, these positions produce a fantastic blend of practice, research, and design influence, traditionally done within a tight time-frame. Fellow Fellows sits ...

Fellow Fellows : D-ESK
 

Soapbox: Identity, Wed, Feb 21 '18

Soapbox is a weekly series delivering a curated set of lectures, talks and symposia concerning contemporary themes but explored through the archives of lectures past and present. With the plethora of lectures, talks, symposia and panels occurring world wide on a daily basis, how can we begin ...

Soapbox: Identity
 

Soapbox: Race, Wed, Feb 14 '18

Soapbox is a weekly series delivering a curated set of lectures, talks and symposia concerning contemporary themes but explored through the archives of lectures past and present. With the plethora of lectures, talks, symposia and panels occurring world wide on a daily basis, how can we begin ...

Soapbox: Race
 

Walk Softly and Don’t Carry a Big Shtick; A Small Studio Snapshot of LA-Based Darin Johnstone Architects, Mon, Feb 12 '18

Darin Johnstone is a Los Angeles based architect and teacher. He is the founder of his eponymous practice, Darin Johnstone Architects, and a faculty member at SCI-Arc. For this week's Small Studio Snapshots, we talk with Johnstone about moving to LA on a whim to start his studio, his ...

Walk Softly and Don’t Carry a Big Shtick; A Small Studio Snapshot of LA-Based Darin Johnstone Architects
 

Soapbox: Black in Design, Wed, Feb 7 '18

Soapbox is a weekly series delivering a curated set of lectures, talks and symposia concerning contemporary themes but explored through the archives of lectures past and present. With the plethora of lectures, talks, symposia and panels occurring world wide on a daily basis, how can we begin ...

Soapbox: Black in Design
 

Cross-Talk #4: Academic Aesthetics — Introduction, Mon, Feb 5 '18

Cross-Talk is a new recurring series on Archinect that endeavors to bring architectural polemics and debate up-to-date and up-to-speed with the pace of cultural production today. Each installation will feature four responses by four writers to a single topic. For this week's iteration, the ...

Cross-Talk #4: Academic Aesthetics — Introduction
 

Fellow Fellows: Outpost Office, Fri, Feb 2 '18

Fellow Fellows is a series that focuses on the current eruption of fellowships in academia today. Within this realm, these positions produce a fantastic blend of practice, research and design influence, traditionally within a tight time-frame. Fellow Fellows sits down with these ...

Fellow Fellows: Outpost Office
 

Soapbox: Semiotics, Wed, Jan 31 '18

Soapbox is a weekly series delivering a curated set of lectures, talks and symposia concerning contemporary themes but explored through the archives of lectures past and present. With the plethora of lectures, talks, symposia and panels occurring world wide on a daily basis, how can we begin ...

Soapbox: Semiotics
 

Soapbox: Diversity, Thu, Jan 25 '18

Soapbox is a weekly series delivering a curated set of lectures, talks and symposia concerning contemporary themes but explored through the archives of lectures past and present. With the plethora of lectures, talks, symposia and panels occurring world wide on a daily basis, how can we begin ...

Soapbox: Diversity
 

Fellow Fellows: WAI Architecture Think Tank, Thu, Jan 18 '18

Fellow Fellows is a series that focuses on the current eruption and trend of fellowships in academia today. These positions within the academic realm produce a fantastic blend of practice, research and design influence and traditionally within a tight time frame. Fellow Fellows sits ...

Fellow Fellows: WAI Architecture Think Tank
 

SoapBox: Utopia, Wed, Jan 17 '18

Soapbox is a weekly series delivering a curated set of lectures, talks and symposia concerning contemporary themes but explored through the archives of lectures past and present. With the plethora of lectures, talks, symposia and panels occurring world wide on a daily basis, how can we begin ...

SoapBox: Utopia
 

Soapbox: Aesthetics , Fri, Jan 12 '18

Soapbox is a weekly series delivering a curated set of lectures, talks and symposia concerning contemporary themes but explored through the archives of lectures past and present. With the plethora of lectures, talks, symposia and panels occurring world wide on a daily basis, how can we begin ...

Soapbox: Aesthetics
 

Fellow Fellows: Zachary Tate Porter, Thu, Jan 11 '18

Fellow Fellows is a series that focuses on the current eruption and trend of fellowships in academia today. These positions within the academic realm produce a fantastic blend of practice, research and design influence and traditionally within a tight time frame. Fellow Fellows sits down with ...

Fellow Fellows: Zachary Tate Porter
 

Soapbox: Curation, Wed, Dec 20 '17

Soapbox is a weekly series delivering a curated set of lectures, talks and symposia concerning contemporary themes but explored through the archives of lectures past and present. With the plethora of lectures, talks, symposia and panels occurring world wide on a daily basis, how can we begin ...

Soapbox: Curation
 

SoapBox: Pedagogy, Wed, Dec 6 '17

Soapbox is a weekly series delivering a curated set of lectures, talks and symposia concerning contemporary themes but explored through the archives of lectures past and present. With the plethora of lectures, talks, symposia and panels occurring world wide on a daily basis, how can we begin ...

SoapBox: Pedagogy
 

SoapBox: Representation, Wed, Nov 29 '17

Soapbox is a weekly series delivering a curated set of lectures, talks and symposia concerning contemporary themes but explored through the archives of lectures past and present. With the plethora of lectures, talks, symposia and panels occurring world wide on a daily basis, how can we begin ...

SoapBox: Representation
 

SoapBox: Discourse?, Mon, Nov 20 '17

Soapbox is a weekly series delivering a curated set of lectures, talks and symposia concerning contemporary themes but explored through the archives of lectures past and present. With the plethora of lectures, talks, symposia and panels occurring world wide on a daily basis, how can we begin ...

SoapBox: Discourse?
 

Cross-Talk #2: Pedagogy — Introduction, Mon, Jul 24 '17

pedagogy  |ˈpedəˌɡäjē|  noun (plural pedagogies) the method and practice of teaching, especially as an academic subject or theoretical concept: the relationship between applied linguistics and ...

Cross-Talk #2: Pedagogy — Introduction
 

Introducing Archinect's New Critical Debate Forum 'Cross-Talk', Mon, May 22 '17

The last four-plus decades have seen formidable developments in the discipline of architectural history and theory. This prolific production was disseminated publicly primarily through text-based mediums such as Oppositions, Log and Assemblage—among countless others. But now, the emergence ...

Introducing Archinect's New Critical Debate Forum 'Cross-Talk'
 

Oyler Wu Collaborative in ink, graphite and steel, Mon, Feb 9 '15

Painters paint, sculptors sculpt, and writers write, yet architects do not architect – they draw, model, and write. Architecture is one of the few creative fields that does not allow the artist to work in the medium where the final work will be produced. Yet Oyler Wu Collaborative makes ...

Oyler Wu Collaborative in ink, graphite and steel
 

Did You See It? Wait, Now It's Gone: Casey Reas' Generative Art at ACADIA 2014, Mon, Nov 3 '14

ACADIA 2014 was labeled as a conference focused on Architectural Design Agency and Authorship, yet of course it seemed only fitting that it would close out with a keynote by Casey Reas. Art, the word that an architect cringes at. A word that can resonate more as a critique than a compliment. One ...

Did You See It? Wait, Now It's Gone: Casey Reas' Generative Art at ACADIA 2014
 

Employment 

Aug 2017 - current
 

A+D Museum, Executive Director & Chief Curator

May 2017 - current
 

Archinect, Editor-at-Large

Jan 2017 - current
 

ynotWORKSHOP, Los Angeles, Director

Jan 2012 - current
 

Education 

Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, US, Masters, History and Philosophy

Aug 2015 - May 2017
 
Jan 2014 - Sep 2014
 

Areas of Specialization