Student
Michael Stradley

Michael Stradley is a SMArchS Architectural Design (2020) candidate at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He holds a Bachelor of Architecture (2014) from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Prior to joining MIT, he taught design and digital practice at Bennington College. In addition he has worked with a range of architects and artists including EASTON+COMBS Architects, painter Ann Pibal, sculptor Jon Isherwood, artist and photographer Susan Silas, printmaker Thorsten Dennerline, and others.

Education

2018 - 2020
Master of Science in Architectural Design (Candidate), Massachusetts Institute of Technology
2012 - 2012
Visiting Student, Tongji University, College of Architecture & Urban Planning
2009 - 2014
Bachelor of Architecture, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Academic Experience

2019 - 2019
Teaching Assistant, Preparation for MArch Thesis (Prof. Jennifer Leung & Prof. Mark Goulthorpe), Massachusetts Institute of Technology
2018 - 2018
Teaching Assistant, Architecture Design Core Studio I (Prof. Jennifer Leung), Massachusetts Institute of Technology
2015 - 2018
Instructor, Bennington College
2012 - 2014
Teaching Assistant, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Professional Experience

2014 - 2018
Designer, EASTON COMBS Architects

Awards

2019 - 2019
Louis C. Rosenberg Traveling Fellowship, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
2018 - 2020
Department of Architecture Graduate Fellowship, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
2017 - 2017
Artist in Residence, Beijing MoCA + Peninsula Beijing
2015 - 2015
Artist in Residence, Digital Stone Projecct + Garfagana Innovizione
2014 - 2014
Henry Adams Certificate of Merit, American Institute of Architects
2013 - 2013
Patsy and Arch Swank, Jr., Traveling Fellowship, Dallas Center for Architecture
2013 - 2013
Founders Award of Excellence, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
2012 - 2012
Robert S. Brown Memorial Traveling Fellowship, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Exhibitions

2017 - 2017
MARMOMAC 2017, Garfagnana Innovazione Exhibit, Verona, IT
2017 - 2017
The Future of Making Things, Autodesk Italia Exhibit, Milan Design Week, Milan, IT
2017 - 2017
Secret Garden, Group Exhibition, Beijing MoCA, Beijing, CN
2016 - 2016
3D Digital Here and Now, Group Show, Bennington Museum, Bennington, VT
2015 - 2015
Marble Codes, Group Exhibition, Villa Strozzi, Florence, IT
2014 - 2014
Heroic Silence, Lecture & Exhibition, Rensselaer SoA, Troy, NY
2010 - 2010
Material Manifestations, Group Exhibition & Book Launch, Shaker Museum & Library, New Lebanon, NY