Not all students in all programs will possess the capabilities necessary to undertake certain projects that may be proposed by critics. This information should be taken into consideration when you rank your choices on the lottery ballot. Please note that appropriate background means that you are currently enrolled in a degree program in this discipline, or previously obtained a degree in this discipline. Failure to select studios that you are eligible for will result in you being randomly assigned in a studio in which you are eligible.

Below are the backgrounds necessary for Spring 2021 Option Studios:

Studio Title Critic(s) Appropriate Background
1316 The American Brick in Arcadia Mark Lee, Hanif Kara A, UD
1317 INTUITION AND THE MACHINE George L. Legendre A, UD
1318 Midtown, Midrise, Mid-door Christopher C.M. Lee A, UD
1319 BRIDGE WHERE YOU ARE: The Anamorphic Double Grace La A
1320 Small institutions Roger Tudó Galí, Josep Ricart Ulldemolins, Xavier Ros Majó A, LA, UD
1321 Fudo/Umwelt. Devising Transformative Environments in Japan Mohsen Mostafavi A, LA, UD
1322 [M1] Temporary and Ephemeral Structures Toshiko Mori A, UD
1323 [M1] Parkitecture at Pullman Jeanne Gang, Claire Cahan A, LA, UD
1324 [M1] The Black New Deal Bryan Lee A
1325 [M2] Porches, Portals and Passageways Sharon Johnston A
1326 [M2] Cancel Architecture II Preston Scott Cohen A, UD
1327 [M2] Underground Matthew Au, Mira Henry A
1408 LANDSCAPES OF THE VOID: URBAN PROJECTS ON RESIDUAL TOPOGRAPHIES. Danilo Martic A, LA, UD
1409 TAR CREEK REMADE Niall Kirkwood A, LA, UP
1410 Away…Offshore…Adrift… Shifting Landscapes, Unstable Futures Chris Reed A, LA, UD
1411 SHADING SUNSET: Reimagining the Streets of Los Angeles for a Warmer Future Charles Waldheim A, LA, UD, UP
1504 SAO PAULO REACTION: TAMANDUATEÍ RIVER MOUTH Cristiane Muniz, Fernando Viegas A, LA, UD
1505 Xiamen Studio. Merging urban development and natural landscape. Joan Busquets A, LA, UD, UP
1506 Building Respect on San Francisco’s Third Street John Rahaim A, LA, UD, UP
1507 DIVIDING BRIDGES & BRIDGING DIVIDES. A studio on infrastructures and their consequences Heinrich Wolff A, LA, UP, UD
1602 FRINGE CITIES: The legacies and future of renewal in the small American city Michael Murphy A, LA, UP, UD
1603 Quo Vadis, Addis? Manufacturing-led Urbanization in Ethiopia – Empower Design! Marc Angélil A, LA, UD, UP
1604 Below and Beyond: Imagining the future of underground infrastructure at Harvard Square Jungyoon Kim A, LA, UP, UD

Updated 01/11/2021