Michael Fox

Professor
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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.

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