Alumni
Nathan Friedman

Nathan Friedman is co-founder of Departamento del Distrito, a new design-research practice based in Mexico City, and adjunct professor of architecture at Universidad Iberoamericana. His research linking architectural theory and geography has been recently published in MAS Context and Scapegoat, and will be featured in the upcoming issue of Manifest, “Bigger than Big.” He is a former editor of MIT’s Thresholds, and has previously worked for Eisenman Architects, SMAQ Berlin, and the Office for Metropolitan Architecture in Rotterdam, focusing on a contemporary art museum in the heart of Moscow’s Gorky Park. Friedman holds a Master of Science in History, Theory and Criticism of Architecture and Art from MIT and Bachelor of Architecture from Cornell University.

2015 SMArchS Thesis: Hypothetical Geography: Constituting Limits on a New American Frontier