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V. Mitch McEwen

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As Partner at A(n) Office and Principal of McEwen Studio, V. Mitch McEwen works in architectural and urban design, focused particularly on the intersection of urban culture and global forces.  Led by McEwen with design partner Marcelo Lopez-Dinardi, A(n) Office is one of 12 U.S. firms selected for the U.S. pavilion exhibition at the 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale.  This coming spring, the Museum of Contemporary Art in Detroit will present Algorithmic Recitative, a public engagement project based on A(n) Office's Detroit-based House Opera | Opera House project.  Before co-founding A(n) Office, McEwen 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 P! gallery, Storefront for Art & Architecture, and internationally.  ArtNews named her a designer to watch in 2011.  Since 2014 she has been Assistant Professor of Architecture at Taubman College of Architecture & Urban Planning at University of Michigan, after teaching previously at Taubman as Charles Moore Visiting Professor of Urban Design, as well as Adjunct Assistant Professor at Columbia GSAPP.  McEwen holds an MArch from Columbia GSAPP and BA from Harvard in Social Studies.