Malcolm McCullough is a professor of architecture at the University of Michigan’s Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning, where he teaches architecture and media arts. He is the author of four widely read books on digital design: Ambient Commons (MIT Press, 2013), Digital Ground (MIT Press, 2004), Abstracting Craft (MIT Press, 1996), and Digital Design Media (Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1991, with William Mitchell). Prior to joining Taubman College in 2001, McCullough taught at Carnegie Mellon University and for 10 years at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design. His writings are often used in design teaching, and he has given invited lectures in more than 15 countries. Currently, he is at work on data visualization for the augmented city. His latest book, Downtime on the Microgrid (MIT Press, spring 2020), explores local resilience and the cultural role of urban infrastructure.
McCullough received his Master of Architecture from the University of California, Los Angeles, and his Bachelor of Arts from Yale University.