Competition: US & Canada
Dr. Carpo’s research and publications focus on the relationship among architectural theory, cultural history, and the history of media and information technologies. His award-winning Architecture in the Age of Printing (MIT Press, 2001) has been translated into several languages. He is the author of The Second Digital Turn: Design Beyond Intelligence (MIT Press, 2017); The Alphabet and the Algorithm (MIT Press, 2011; also translated into other languages); and other books. His next monograph, Beyond Digital: Design and Automation at the End of Modernity, is due in 2023. Dr. Carpo’s project as a Guggenheim fellow aims at outlining a comprehensive history of electronic technologies in architectural design.
Dr. Carpo has taught in Switzerland, France, and in the US. He was the Head of the Study Centre at the Canadian Centre for Architecture in Montréal (2002-2006) and Vincent Scully Visiting Professor of Architectural History at the Yale School of Architecture (2010-2014). He is the Reyner Banham Professor of Architectural History and Theory at the Bartlett School of Architecture (UCL, London) and since 2020 also the Professor of Architectural Theory at Die Angewandte (University of Applied Arts) in Vienna.