Lecture: John McMorrough


Resisting Gravity

A lecture from John McMorrough

Professor, Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning, University of Michigan

Thursday, February 1, 6pm

Betts Auditorium, School of Architecture


John McMorrough is an architect and writer who explores the relationship between contemporary culture and design methodology through architecture’s extended field of practices. In addition to buildings, his writing engages with complementary media such as installations, films, and other structured narratives. As a partner at studioAPT (Architecture Project Theory), he also works on design projects at the scale of buildings, graphics, and situations. His writing and design work have been featured in Perspecta, Threshold, Log, Volume, Praxis, MAS Context, and Flat Out

McMorrough is currently a Professor of Architecture and Interim Chair of the Architecture Program at the Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning at the University of Michigan. He has taught design and theory at Harvard University, Yale University, The Ohio State University, and the University of Applied Arts Vienna. He received his Ph.D. in Architecture and his M.Arch. with distinction from the Harvard Graduate School of Design.


Lectures made possible by the Jean Labatut Memorial Lectures in Architecture and Urban Planning Fund.