SMArchS
Ann Lui

Ann is interested in alternative forms of the architectural avant-garde and fringe sites for radical creativity, including early computation, the history of science fiction, and R&D at post-war corporate offices. She is a SMArchS candidate for History, Theory & Criticism of Architecture and Art. She is a recipient of the Robert James Eidlitz Fellowship (Cornell University) and Schlossman Fellowship (MIT). Ann is a co-editor the journal Thresholds, for the forthcoming issue 43 titled "Scandalous" (2015). She's also a co-creator of Circus for Construction, a itinerant heterotopic event space operating under the aegis of Storefront for Art & Architecture's WorldWide Storefront project. Ann's professional experience includes work at Skidmore, Owings and Merrill, Bureau Spectacular, and at Morphosis Architects. She contributed research and writing to OfficeUS, the official United States Pavilion at the 2014 Venice Architecture Biennale, including the forthcoming catalog of the repository OfficeUS Atlas (2014). Previously she attended Cornell University's Bachelor of Architecture program. She graduated with the Clifton Beckwith Brown Memorial Medal and the Charles Goodwin Sands Memorial Medal.