Kyle Miller
Associate Professor; Thesis Director

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

Kyle Miller is an Associate Professor at Syracuse University’s School of Architecture, Co-Founder of Possible Mediums, and Fellow (’19) of the MacDowell Colony. His design research has been supported by the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts and Syracuse University, and has been included in the AIA Emerging Professionals Exhibition and shown at the A+D Museum in Los Angeles, Harvard Graduate School of Design, and Yale School of Architecture. In addition to co-authoring Possible Mediums, Miller’s writing has been published in MonuConstructs, Pidgin, Project, Offramp, PLAT, Room One Thousand, and the Journal for Architectural Education. Miller was Architecture Program Director at Syracuse University in Florence (2016-2018), previously taught at the University of Kentucky College of Design (2009-2013), and worked professionally in Milwaukee, Los Angeles, and for Ben van Berkel and Caroline Bos with UNStudio in Amsterdam. Miller 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.


“Everything Else,” Architecture is Everything, CAMPO, Rome, Italy. 2019

“The Plan is the Generator” Inscriptions, Harvard GSD, Cambridge, Massachusetts. 2018

“The Wreck of the Circus Train,” The Drawing Show, A+D Museum, Los Angeles, California. 2017

“Corinthian Wall,” Architecture Exhibition, A+D Museum, Los Angeles, California. 2017

“Another Villa,” School of Architecture Faculty Exhibition, Slocum Hall Gallery, Syracuse University, New York. 2017

“Do Not Disturb,” A One-Night Stand for Art & Architecture, Holiday Lodge Motel, Los Angeles, California. 2016

“Elements, Again,” DRAWN, Perloff Hall Gallery, Los Angeles, California. 2015

“Fifteen Buildings,” Possible Mediums Exhibition, Taubman College Liberty Gallery, Ann Arbor, Michigan. 2014

“Changing the Face,” Emerging Professionals Exhibition, AIA Headquarters, Washington D.C. 2013

Grants and Awards


  • Artist Residency, MacDowell Colony, 2019
  • Seed Grant, Syracuse University, 2019
  • Individual Grant, Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts, 2018
  • Small Programs Grant, Syracuse University, 2015
  • Innovative Program Development Fund, Syracuse University – University College,  2015
  • Organizational Grant, Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts, 2013


  • Teaching Recognition Award, Syracuse University, 2016
  • Creative Achievement Award, ACSA Annual Design Awards, 2015
  • Teacher of the Year, University of Kentucky College of Design School of Architecture, 2013
  • Tau Sigma Delta Silver Medal, University of Kentucky Alpha Chi Chapter,  2010

Lectures and Papers

Texas A&M University, College of Architecture, College Station, TX, April 2019

Graham Foundation with Zoe Ryan, Chicago, IL, April 2019, for Possible Mediums

University of Michigan with John McMorrough, Ann Arbor, MI, March 2019, for Possible Mediums

Architectural Association with Sean Yendrys, London, England, March 2019, for Possible Mediums

SCI-Arc, Los Angeles with Marcelyn Gow, Los Angeles, CA, February 2019, for Possible Mediums

University College London, Bartlett School of Architecture, London, England, February 2019

McGill University, School of Architecture, Montreal, Quebec, February 2019

Université Laval with Kelly Bair, October 2018, Quebec City, Quebec, February 2019

California College of the Arts with Kristy Balliet and Dora Epstein Jones, San Francisco, CA, January 2019

Harvard University, Graduate School of Design, Cambridge, MA, November 2018

Städelschule, Staatliche Hochschule für Bildende Künste, Frankfurt, Germany, April 2018

California State University, Florence, Italy, April 2018

Cornell University, College of Architecture, Art, and Planning, Ithaca, NY, April 2016

University of California – Los Angeles, Architecture and Urban Design, Los Angeles, CA, July 2013

University of Colorado – Denver, College of Architecture and Planning, Denver, CO, November 2012

Kent State University, College of Architecture and Environmental Design, Kent, OH, October 2012


“Deadpan (in) Architecture” in Different Objects of Various Sizes, ed. Michael Meredith and Hilary Sample, (London: Koenig, 2020)

“Performing Architecture,” in Paradigms of Performativity in Design and Architecture, ed. Mitra Kanaani, (London: Routledge Press, 2019)

“Review: Adjacencies,” Constructs (Yale University), March 2019

Possible Mediums, Co-author with Kelly Bair, Kristy Balliet, and Adam Fure (Barcelona: Actar, 2018) 

“On Triangles in Squares and the Color of Air,” Monu, #27 Small Urbanism, October 2017

“Before Theory,” in This Thing Called Theory, ed. Teresa Stoppani, (London: Routledge Press, 2016)

“The Thirteenth Villa,” Journal of Architectural Education, 70:1, March 2016 

“Figure as Device: On Township of Domestic Parts,” Project Journal, Issue Four, February 2015 

Administration and Service


  • Architecture Program Director, Syracuse University in Florence, 2016-2018


  • Everson Museum Café International Design Competition; Competition Director with Michael Speaks, 2019