University of Michigan Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning
John McMorrough is a principal architect in the firm studioAPT and Chair of the Architecture Program at the University of Michigan Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning. He received a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Kansas, a Master of Architecture (with distinction) from the Harvard Graduate School of Design, and a Ph.D. in Architecture from Harvard University, where his doctoral research was on the pre-history of post-modernism. His current writings on the problematics of contemporary design include treatments of supergraphics, pedestrian malls, and the apocalypse. As an architect John has worked for design offices in Kansas City, New York, and Rotterdam, and has taught theory and design at the Yale School of Architecture, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the Ohio State University, and the Institute of Architecture at the University of Applied Arts in Vienna, Austria.