Michael Sorkin

Michael Sorkin is President of Terreform, a non-profit dedicated to urban research and advocacy and publisher of UR Books, the Principal of Michael Sorkin Studio, an international design practice with a special focus on urbanism and “green” architecture, and Distinguished Professor of Architecture and Director of the Graduate Program in Urban Design at the City College of New York.

He has been architecture critic for The Village Voice and The Nation, contributing editor at Architectural Record, and author or editor of more than twenty books, including Variations on a Theme Park, Exquisite Corpse, Local Code, Giving Ground (edited with Joan Copjec), Michael Sorkin Studio: Wiggle (Works in Progress), Some Assembly Required, Other Plans, The Next Jerusalem, After The Trade Center (edited with Sharon Zukin), Starting From Zero, Analyzing Ambasz, Against the Wall, Indefensible Space, New Orleans Under Reconstruction (edited with Carol Reese and Anthony Fontenot), All Over the Map, Twenty Minutes in Manhattan, and What Goes Up: The Right and Wrongs to the City.

Sorkin is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences, the recipient of the 2013 Cooper-Hewitt National “Design Mind” Award, a 2015 Guggenheim Fellow, and 2019 recipient of an AIA Collaborative Achievement Award.

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MAA Sponsored Lecture
Monday, April 1, 2019
5 PM Reception | 6 PM Lecture
Winnipeg Art Gallery
300 Memorial Blvd.

Michael Sorkin

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