Michael Fox

Professor
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Michael Fox is a Full Professor of Architecture at Cal Poly Pomona. He teaches advanced construction and materials, and senior project. He laso regularly teaches courses in robotic architecture and architecture for outer space.

He is a founding partner of the award winning architectural practice of FoxLin Architects. He is a registered architect, professor, researcher, author, and licensed contractor. He is the author of two books by Princeton Architectural Press including Interactive Architecture and IA: Adaptive World. He is the recently twice elected President of ACADIA (Association of Computer Aided Design in Architecture) His practice, teaching and research are centered on interactive architecture with a secondary focus on architecture for outer space and has carried out several projects for NASA. Fox is the past founder and director of the Kinetic Design Group at MIT.

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. Fox’s work has been featured in numerous international periodicals and books, and has been exhibited worldwide including the SFMOMA, the Venice Biennale, The Smithsonian Air and Space Museum among others. His work has been funded by NASA, the Annenberg Foundation, the National Space Grant Foundation, the Graham Foundation and others. He has been a visiting professor at The Hong Polytechnic University and has taught at MIT, USC, the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena and Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI_ARC) in Los Angeles as well as numerous universities giving international workshops.

Education

SMArchS
MIT
1996
BArch
University of Oregon
1992

Academic Experience

Associate Professor
Cal Poly Pomona
2005
Present
Lecturer
University of Southern California
2011
Design Faculty
SCI-Arc
2004
2005
Design Faculty
Art Center College of Design
2003
2005
Research Fellow and Research Affiliate
MIT
1998
2001

Professional Experience

Design Principal
Fox Lin, Inc.
2002
Present
Design Principal
Roart - KDG
2001
2002
Design Team Leader
Kitamura Associates
1997
1998
Intern
Hoberman Associates
1998