Jonathan Rule is an assistant professor of practice at the University of Michigan, Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning where he teaches in the areas of design, construction, and digital technologies. He has been practicing architecture in Spain since 2008 where he is a registered architect with the Colegio Oficial de Arquitectos de la Region de Murcia and is a co-founder of the studio Morcillo Pallares + Rule Arquitectos. The practice incorporates a wide range of typologies and scales in architecture and urban design and has won open design competitions in both Spain and the United States. The practice’s projects include a performing arts center for the Region of Murcia, a wine museum in Jumilla, “the Waterfall,” a public space installation on the suspension bridge of Amposta and Museo de la Enclave de la Muralla MUDEM which received the 2018 ACSA Faculty Design Award. In addition to the practice, his research focuses on materials, construction systems, and building design and technology. The research has received awards from the International Union of Architects (UIA) and the XIV Spanish Architecture and Urbanism Biennial. Rule received a Bachelor of Science in Architecture from the State University of New York at Buffalo, a Master in Architecture from the Harvard Graduate School of Design and Recognition of a Professional Degree from the Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura de Madrid – ETSAM.
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