Viola Ago

Lecturer in Architecture

Viola Ago is an architectural designer, educator, and practitioner. She is currently serving as the Christos Yessios Visiting Professor at the Ohio State University Knowlton School of Architecture, and as a lecturer at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design. She was the 2016-2017 William Muschenheim Design Fellow at the Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning, University of Michigan. Viola earned her Master of Architecture degree from the Southern California Institute of Architecture in Los Angeles, and a Bachelor of Architectural Science from Ryerson University in Toronto. She has previously taught at Taubman college and the Southern California Institute of Architecture in the graduate and undergraduate programs. Prior to joining Taubman in 2016, she worked as a lead designer in the Advanced Technology Team at Morphosis Architects and was involved in international design and construction projects. Viola is currently a member of the Scientific Committee for the 2018 ACADIA Conference. She has been published in the Journal of Architectural Education, TxA Emerging Design + Technology journal, Dimensions Journal, Archinect, and AD Architectural Design Magazine (forthcoming). Her design work has been exhibited at the A+D Museum and WUHO Gallery in Los Angeles, CCA Hubbell Street Galleries in San Francisco, the Banvard Gallery at the OSU Knowlton School of Architecture in Columbus, and the University of Michigan Taubman College gallery in Ann Arbor.

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