Matthew Soules

Visiting Associate Professor in Architecture

Matthew Soules is an architect and urbanist who explores the relationship between architecture and socio-political ideology. His current research focuses on contemporary capitalism and architecture. Matthew’s writing has been published in venues including Log, Real Review, Harvard Design Magazine, Praxis: Journal of Writing + Building, and the Journal of Architectural Education. He is the author of Binning House (ORO, 2017) and has contributed chapters to books including Industries of Architecture (Routledge, 2015) and Post-War Middle-Class Housing (Peter Lang, 2015). Matthew is Associate Professor of Architecture at the University of British Columbia, has taught at SCI-Arc, and is a regular guest critic at institutions across North America. He is a recipient of the AIA/ACSA ‘Housing Design Education Award.’ The work of Matthew Soules Architecture has received numerous awards, including three from the Architectural Institute of British Columbia, an ACSA Faculty Design Award, and multiple Architizer A+ Awards. Matthew received a Master of Architecture from Harvard University Graduate School of Design and a Bachelor of Arts, with a double major in Studio Art and History, from the University of British Columbia. He is a licensed architect in British Columbia.