As Partner at A(n) Office and Principal of McEwen Studio, V. Mitch McEwen works in architectural and urban design. McEwen’s design research focuses on the use of infrastructural analysis and digital processes in diverse urban situations. Before co-founding A(n) Office, she worked as an urban designer in the office of Bernard Tschumi Architects and New York City’s Department of City Planning. Her work has been published in Architectural Record magazine, the New York Times and the New Museum as well as exhibited at the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, the U.S. Pavilion (The Architectural Imagination) of the 15th Venice Architecture Biennale (2016), Storefront for Art & Architecture and elsewhere. ArtNews named her a designer to watch in 2011. The Akademie Schloss Solitude granted McEwen an architecture fellowship in Stuttgart, Germany in 2012 and her projects have received awards from the Graham Foundation and Knight Foundation. Since 2014, she has been Assistant Professor of Architecture at Taubman College of Architecture & Urban Planning at University of Michigan after teaching previously as Charles Moore Visiting Professor of Urban Design and Adjunct Assistant Professor at Columbia’s Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation and New Jersey Institute of Technology. McEwen holds an M.Arch. from Columbia GSAPP and B.A. from Harvard in Social Studies.
|01.||Stay Black and Die: A Possible Ethos for Architecture in a Post-Racial Imaginary||issue 30: July/August 2016|