Mark Wigley

Since 2004, Mark Wigley has served as the Dean of Columbia University's Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation.

Prior to joining Columbia in 2000 as director of advanced studios, Wigley taught from 1987 to 1999 at Princeton University, where he became director of graduate studies in architecture in 1997. He received both his bachelor of architecture (1979) and his Ph.D. (1987) from the University of Auckland, New Zealand.

Wigley has also served as guest curator for widely attended exhibitions at the Museum of Modern Art, New York; The Drawing Center, New York; Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montreal; and Witte de With Museum, Rotterdam.

An accomplished scholar and design teacher, he has written extensively on the theory and practice of architecture, and is the author of Constant's New Babylon: The Hyper-Architecture of Desire (1998); White Walls, Designer Dresses: The Fashioning of Modern Architecture (1995); and The Architecture of Deconstruction: Derrida's Haunt (1993). He co-edited The Activist Drawing: Situationist Architectures From Constant's New Babylon to Beyond (2001). In 1990, he received the International Committee of Architectural Critics (C.I.C.A.) Triennial Award for Architectural Criticism.









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