Ashley Bigham is a Lecturer in architecture at the Taubman College of Architecture + Urban Planning, where she was the 2015-2016 Walter B. Sanders Fellow. A designer and writer, Ashley’s ongoing research explores the physical artifacts of global networks in everyday environs and investigates how historical defense typologies and sophisticated surveillance technologies have migrated from the fortress and battlefield to the office tower and shopping mall. Prior to her appointment at Taubman College, Ashley was a Fulbright Fellow in Lviv, Ukraine, researching and teaching at the Center for Urban History of East Central Europe.
As an architectural designer, Ashley has practiced at MOS Architects and Gray Organschi Architecture in New Haven, CT. She is currently co-director of Outpost Office. Ashley holds a Master of Architecture from Yale University and a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Tennessee, where she was awarded the Tau Sigma Delta Bronze Medal for best graduating project. Her work has appeared in architectural publications including Mark Magazine, STUDIO and CLOG.