Michael Fox is the co-founder and Design Principal of FoxLin Architects and is a Professor in the Department of Architecture at Cal Poly Pomona. His practice, teaching and research are centered on interactive architecture and the intersection of robotics and digital fabrication. He also regularly teaches interdisciplinary studios on space architecture.
Fox has taught design studios at Cal Poly Pomona since 2005. He is the author of the books, Interactive Architecture and Adaptive World both published by Princeton Architectural Press. Fox’s work has been featured in numerous international periodicals and books, and has been exhibited worldwide. Michael has lectured internationally on the subject matter of interactive, behavioral and kinetic architecture. He has won numerous awards in architectural ideas competitions and his masters’ thesis at MIT received the outstanding thesis award for his work on computation and design processes. His work has been funded by NASA, the Annenberg Foundation, the EPA, the Space Grant Foundation, the Graham Foundation and others. He twice served as the President of ACADIA (Association of Computer Aided Design in Architecture)
Fox received a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Oregon and a Master’s of Science in Architecture from MIT in 1996. He has taught on the subject matter of interactive, behavioral and kinetic architecture at MIT, The Hong Polytechnic University, the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena and Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI_ARC) and USC in Los Angeles as well as numerous international workshops.