t. joseph surjan

t. joseph surjan

Chicago, IL, US

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  • T. Joseph Surjan
  • Mr. Surjan holds degrees from The University of Wisconsin, The University of Pennsylvania & Columbia University.
  • He has been teaching since 1993 at the following schools : Arizona State University, Columbia University, Illinois Institute of Technology, SCI-Arc, UCLA, Woodbury University, UCLA, Virginia Tech, University of Wisconsin and currently is a Adjunct Assistant Professor at School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
  • The architecture firms Mr. Surjan has worked for include : Steven Holl, Reiser + Umemoto, Bohlin Cywinski Jackson and Stanley Tigerman.
  • In 2000, he was recipient of the Young Architects Award from the Architectural League of New York.
  • In 2005, Mr. Surjan was one of five international finalist for the Flight 93 memorial in Shanksville, Pennsylvania to commemorate the events of 9/11.
  • Mr. Surjan is founding chair of C_UP ( Chicago Underground Practice), a group which has done over 200 competitions in the last five year.
  • C_UP’s work has been exhibited at the London Festival of Architecture, WIRED magazine’s NEXTfest, and is in the permanent collection of the Children’s Defense Fund.
  • Last & most importantly, Mr. Surjan is rower…with more than 41 million lifetime meters in competitive long-distance rowing events.

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