Michael Young is an architect and an educator practicing in New York City where he is a founding partner of Young & Ayata. Young & Ayata formed as a partnership between Michael Young & Kutan Ayata in New York in 2008 to explore novel formal and organizational possibilities in architecture and urbanism. The practice is dedicated to the exchange between built commissions and design research. Their work has been exhibited both nationally and internationally. Michael has taught design studios and seminars at The Cooper Union, Yale University, Columbia University, and Princeton University.
lecture: Michael YOUNG
6.30pm / Ahmanson Main Space
7500 Glenoaks Blvd.
Burbank, CA 91510-7846
He has been a visiting professor at Shih Chien University in Taipei, Taiwan, the Crete Technical University, Crete, Greece and the GSAPP Studio X summer workshop in Thessaloniki, Greece. Michael received a B.Arch from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, and an M.Arch from Princeton University. Michael’s drawings are part of the Drawing Center’s Viewing Program and have been shown in Los Angeles, New York, and Lexington, Kentucky. In addition to teaching & practicing, he is invested in writing, research and experimentation on issues concerning geometry and sensation in relation to aesthetic discourse. Michael is a Registered Architect in the State of New York.