Visiting Assistant Professor
Matthew Allen researches the history and theory of architecture, computation, and aesthetics. Allen is the author of the forthcoming book, Architecture becomes Programming: Modernism and the Computer, 1960-1990, as well as essays in venues such as Log, e-flux, Domus, and the Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians. Allen holds a PhD and a Master of Architecture degree from Harvard University. His research has been supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, the Canadian Centre for Architecture, and other institutions. Allen has worked for MOS, Preston Scott Cohen, and other firms at the leading edge of contemporary architectural practice.
PhD, Harvard University;
MArch, Harvard University;
BS & BA, University of Washington