Lawrence Blough

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Professor Undergraduate Architecture lblough@pratt.edu 718.399-.4369 p 718.399-.4332 f Brooklyn Campus, Higgins Hall South 508

Current Course Listing (11)

20/FA-ARCH-401-07 Advanced Design I

20/FA-ARCH-401-07V Advanced Design I

20/FA-ARCH-402-07V Advanced Design Ii

20/FA-ARCH-402-07 Advanced Design Ii

20/FA-ARCH-403-07 Advanced Design III

20/FA-ARCH-403-07V Advanced Design III

20/FA-ARCH-501-01 Degree Project: Research

20/FA-ARCH-501-02 Degree Project: Research

20/FA-ARCH-501-01V Degree Project: Research

20/FA-ARCH-501-02V Degree Project: Research

21/SP-ARCH-581A-03 Special Topics

Personal URL

http://www.graftworks.net

Education

B.Arch., Tulane University; M.S., Columbia University.

Biography

Recipient of the 2018 Structurist Fellowship from the University of Saskatchewan entitled Domestic Mutations in the Sharing Economy, Prof. Blough will be proposing new communitarian typologies based on the sharing paradigm for exhibition and publication. Prof. Blough has also contributed as the Coordinator of the Comprehensive Design Sequence and the Degree Project Sequence in the Undergraduate Architecture program at Pratt; in 2011, received funding from the Brick Industry Association to teach a sponsored studio developing precast brick panel prototypes for mid-rise housing; taught architecture design studios at Tulane and Catholic; principal of GRAFTWORKS Design Research; was awarded a commendation with special distinction for outstanding thesis at Tulane; worked in the internationally recognized offices of Peter Eisenman and Antoine Predock and was a Senior Associate in a nonprofit architecture and urbanism research foundation in New Haven, Connecticut; recent design work has been published in The New York Times, Architects Newspaper, Interior Design, Architectural Record, and Space magazine, among others; 2010–2011 recipient of New York State Council on the Arts Independent Projects Award to develop an aerated concrete textile block system; received Pratt Faculty Development Grants in 2011, 2009, and 2008 to design and construct installations of three large-scale digitally fabricated prototypes; current fabrication and design research has been published in the book Matter: Material Processes in Architectural Production; presented at peer-reviewed conferences such as Offsite: Theory and Practice of Architectural Production at the ACSA Philadelphia, Façade Tectonics 8 at University of Southern California, Acadia 2010 Life In:formation at The Cooper Union, and Input_Output at Temple University; designed the Highwood Square affordable housing community in collaboration with Ben Ledbetter Architect and the project won a 2011 ABC Excellence in Construction Award in Connecticut; exhibitions include Temple University, Locust Projects in Miami, CAUE 92 in France, Yale University, and Pratt Institute, among others; in 2005, GRAFTWORKS was a finalist in the prestigious PS1/MoMA Young Architects Program; student work from his teaching research has been exhibited at the Center for Architecture in New York and at the Architecture Biennial in Beijing; has recently lectured on his design research at the City College of New York, University of Kansas, and Pratt Institute