Galo Canizares

Galo Canizares

Columbus, OH



Galo Canizares is a designer, writer, and educator. He holds an M.Arch from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and teaches at The Ohio State University’s Knowlton School of Architecture. His ongoing work concerns the production of architectural media after the rise of digital culture.


Galo's Featured Articles on Archinect

Are We Digital? Drawing on a Telephone, Thu, Jun 20 '19

David Hockney loves to draw on a telephone. Sometime in the late 2000s, he began painting on an Apple iPhone and iPad, and he has not been shy about expressing his enthusiasm for gadgets. He uses them to sketch in the field, to send drawings to his friends, and he even records his process using ...

Are We Digital? Drawing on a Telephone

Are We Digital? Of Mice and Pens, Sat, May 11 '19

In the short history of computing, an ongoing research project is human-computer interaction (HCI). We know the results of this research as the ever-expanding catalog of input devices developed since the 1950s for interfacing with computers. A few successful and obvious ones are: the keyboard, the ...

Are We Digital? Of Mice and Pens

Are We Digital? Learning from Radio, Fri, Apr 12 '19

Did you know that the reason most doctors still actively use pagers at work has an architectural explanation? That hospitals, despite being one of the least sexy or experimental of building types, are perhaps the closest thing we have to a public architectural interface? And that radio waves today ...

Are We Digital? Learning from Radio

Are We Digital? The Computerization of Architecture, Tue, Feb 5 '19

The U.S. Census confirms it: as of 2016, 89 percent of American households own a computer. According to the report, this represents an 81 percent increase from 1984, the year of Apple’s now-famous Super Bowl ad and the release of their first Macintosh. The numbers are pretty clear ...

Are We Digital? The Computerization of Architecture


Knowlton School, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, US, Visiting Assistant Professor

Aug 2016 - current


Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA, US, MArch, Masters of Architecture

Advanced Placement, Concentration in History, Theory, and Criticism.

Sep 2011 - Feb 2014

Areas of Specialization