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Kyle Miller
Assistant Professor; Director, Florence program

M.Arch, University of California at Los Angeles; B.S. Architecture, University of Michigan Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning

Kyle Miller is an assistant professor at the Syracuse University School of Architecture and co-founder of Possible Mediums. He is a graduate of the University of Michigan Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning and the University of California – Los Angeles Department of Architecture and Urban Design, where he earned his professional degree and was awarded the AIA Henry Adams Medal and Certificate. His design research has been supported by the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts and has been featured in the Possible Mediums and AIA Emerging Professionals exhibitions. His writing has been included in PLAT Journal and Fresh Punches. Miller previously taught at the University of Kentucky College of Design, University of California - Los Angeles, and worked professionally in Milwaukee, Los Angeles, and most recently for Ben van Berkel and Caroline Bos with UNStudio in Amsterdam.

Exhibitions

  • “Fifteen Buildings,” Possible Mediums Exhibition, Syracuse University Fisher Center, Syracuse, NY, November 2014
  • “Fifteen Buildings,” Possible Mediums Exhibition, Taubman College Liberty Gallery, Ann Arbor, MI, January/February 2014
  • “Changing the Face”, 2013 AIA Center for Emerging Professionals Annual Exhibition , AIA Headquarters, Washington D.C., March/April 2013
  • “Thick Skin”, 2013 AIA Center for Emerging Professionals Annual Exhibition, AIA Headquarters, Washington D.C., March/April 2013
  • “Active Models,” suckerPUNCH Daily, Web, 11 March 2013
  • “Organized Crime,” Digital Fabrication and Contemporary Craft , H+L Architects, Denver, Colorado. December 2012
  • “Pushkinsky Cinema Facade,” suckerPUNCH Daily, Web, 13 July 2012
  • “Pushkinsky Cinema Facade”, RUMBLE UCLA Alumni Exhibition , Perloff Hall Gallery, Los Angeles, California. June 2012
  • “ACADIA@ACSA Digital Aptitudes | Synthetic Ecologies”, ACSA 100 , Boston Park Plaza, ACSA 100th Annual Meeting: Digital Aptitudes, Boston, March 2012
  • “Nucleus”, Expanded Music Project , (Assistant to raurouw), Land of Tomorrow, Louisville, Kentucky. November 2011
  • “Air Force Village Chapel”, 2011 AIA Emerging Professionals Exhibition , American Center for Architecture, Washington D.C., January 2011
  • “8.5 x 11” University of Kentucky College of Design New Faculty Show , Land of Tomorrow, Lexington, Kentucky. November 2010
  • “Air Force Village Chapel”, UCLA Alumni Exhibition: Past Present Future, Perloff Hall Gallery, Los Angeles, California. June 2010
  • “Monrovia Rehab”, 2009 AIA National Convention , Moscone Center. San Francisco, California. April 2009
  • “Second City Rehab”, AIA Los Angeles 2x8 Exhibit, Pacific Design Center, Los Angeles, California. March 2009
  • “Monrovia Rehab”, 2009 ACSA Annual Meeting, Portland, Oregon. March 2009
  • “Second City Rehab”, UCLA Presents Chicago vs. The World, Perloff Hall Gallery, Los Angeles, California. June 2008

Grants and Awards

Teaching Awards

  • Teacher of the Year, University of Kentucky College of Design School of Architecture, 2013
  • Summer Faculty Research Fellowship, University of Kentucky, 2012
  • Tau Sigma Delta Silver Medal, University of Kentucky Tau Sigma Delta, Alpha Chi Chapter, 2010

Professional Design Awards

With Possible Mediums

  • ACSA Creative Achievement Award, 2015

With UNStudio, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

  • New Amsterdam Pavilion, Merit Award, AIA - New York, 2010
  • New Amsterdam Pavilion, Design Award, Society of American Registered Architects, NY, 2010
  • New Amsterdam Pavilion, Award of Excellence in Design, City of NY Design Commission, 2009

With Griffin Enright Architects, Los Angeles, CA

  • St. Thomas the Apostle School, Merit Award, AIA California Council, 2011
  • St. Thomas the Apostle School, Design Award, Westside Urban Forum, 2010
  • St. Thomas the Apostle School, Best Project, Best of California Construction, 2010
  • St. Thomas the Apostle School, Award of Excellence, LA Architectural Awards, 2010
  • Pomona Schools Competition, Merit Award, AIA - Long Beach, 2007

With Kahler Slater Architects, Milwaukee, WI

  • Eastcastle Place, Top Projects of 2006, Wisconsin Builder, 2006

Academic Awards

  • AIA Henry Adams Medal and Certificate, University of California, Los Angeles, 2008
  • Elaine Krown Klein Fine Arts Scholarship, University of California, Los Angeles, 2007
  • Jeffrey “Skip” Hintz Memorial Fellowship, University of California, Los Angeles, 2006
  • Ginsberg Community Center Service and Social Justice Award, University of Michigan, 2004
  • Student Show Award: Best in Show, University of Michigan, 2003

Lectures and Papers

Presentation of Research at Conferences

  • The 2nd International Conference for Design Education Researchers, Oslo, May 2013
  • Possible Mediums Conference, Ohio State University, February 2013
  • National Conference on the Beginning Design Studio, Penn State, March 2012
  • ACSA 100th Annual Meeting: Digital Aptitudes, March 2012
  • ACADIA Regional Conference, Parametricism (SPC), University of Nebraska, March 2011

Public Lectures

  • University of California - Los Angeles (UCLA), Los Angeles, CA. July 2013
  • University of Colorado - Denver, Denver, CO. November 2012
  • AIA Kentucky / AIA Indiana Convention, Lexington Convention Center. November 2012
  • Kent State University, Kent, OH. October 2012
  • University of Kentucky, College of Design, Lexington, KY. April 2009
  • University of Michigan, TCAUP, Ann Arbor, MI. March 2009

Publications

Journals

  • “Organized Crime: The Role of Ornament in Contemporary Architecture”, PLAT 1.0_ IMPOSTOR, Rice University, 2011
  • “Monrovia Rehab”, ACSA News Volume 38, Number 4 (Cover Image), ACSA, December 2008
  • “Porosity”, Dimensions Volume 18, ed. Christian Unverzagt, Univ. of Michigan, TCAUP, June 2005

Exhibition Catalogs

  • “A Critique of the Sweet Genius: Alibis for Contemporary Architectural Investigations”, Fresh Punches: Experimental Architecture Prototypes, June 2013

Books

  • DIGISPEAK, (contributing author), ed. Greg Luhan, Taylor-Francis, Routledge Press, London, UK, Forthcoming Fall 2013
  • “Shiatsu,” Digital Fabrication: Architectural and Materials Techniques, ed. Lisa Iwamoto, Princeton Architectural Press, 2009

Conference Proceedings

  • “Thick Skin: Adaptive Reuse in Contemporary Design”, National Conference on the Beginning Design Studio, Penn State, March 2012
  • “Organized Crime: The Role of Ornament in Contemporary Architecture”, ACADIA Regional Conference, Parametricism (SPC), University of Nebraska, March 2011

Architecture Blogs

  • “Fifteen Buildings,” suckerPUNCH Daily, April 22, 2014
  • “Active Models”, suckerPUNCH Daily, March 22, 2013.
  • “Pushkinsky Cinema Facade”, suckerPUNCH Daily, July 13, 2012.

Administration and Service

Director, Syracuse University School of Architecture Florence program, 2016-