Michael Young

Assistant Professor

Michael Young is an architect and educator practicing in New York City where he is a founding partner of the architectural design studio Young & Ayata. The practice was the recipient of 2014 Architecture League Prize. They were also finalists for the MoMA sponsored 2015 YAP pavilion in Istanbul. Michael has taught design studios and seminars at Yale, Princeton, Columbia, Syracuse, Pratt, and Innsbruck University. In addition to practice and teaching, Michael is invested in writing and research in relation to the confluence of geometry, representation, and aesthetics. His work has recently been exhibited in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Barcelona, Princeton, and Lexington.

Michael earned his MArch II degree from Princeton University and his BArch from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. He is a registered architect in the State of New York.


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