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Cyrus Peñarroyo

Assistant Professor of Architecture

Cyrus Peñarroyo is a Filipino-American designer and educator whose work explores the effects of contemporary media and digital culture on architecture, in particular how the circulation of images and the means behind their construction are reshaping the built environment. He is an Assistant Professor at the University of Michigan Taubman College of Architecture + Urban Planning, where he was the William Muschenheim Fellow in 2015–16. Previously, he taught at Princeton University and Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation. He worked for LTL Architects and Office for Metropolitan Architecture in New York, and Bureau Spectacular in Chicago. He was Project Lead on Manual of Section, published by Princeton Architectural Press and Cities Without Ground: A Hong Kong Guidebook, published by ORO. His work has been exhibited in New York, Boston, São Paulo, Rotterdam and Venice as well as in publications including CLOG and Pidgin. Cyrus received his M.Arch from Princeton University and his B.S. in Architectural Studies Summa Cum Laude from the University of Illinois at Chicago. He is a partner in the Ann Arbor-based design practice EXTENTS with McLain Clutter.