Matt Ragazzo
P/T Instructor


Matthew Ragazzo is a designer and researcher with an interest in material compositions, American construction culture, and ideas operating at the periphery of the discipline. He joined the Syracuse University School of Architecture faculty in Fall 2021 where he teaches first-year undergraduate design studio.

Prior to Syracuse University, Matthew taught as a teaching assistant at Rice University School of Architecture in the history and theory sequence. He has worked at design firms including MG&Co., Koning Eizenberg Architects, and Mack Scogin Merrill Elam Architects. He also worked at The Architectural League of New York, enacting the League’s live programming and competitions. Currently, Matthew is implementing a competition-winning design for prototypical covered bike parking on Rice University’s campus.

He has been involved in various capacities for publications. He assisted Reto Geiser on a forthcoming publication on the future of architectural curation and exhibition making; was Managing Editor of Young Architects 17: Authenticity and Young Architects 18: (im)permanence, publications of the Architectural League; and served as Development Director of PLAT, which received Graham Foundation funding and won Honorable Mention for the AIA’s Douglas Haskell Award for Student Journals under his direction.

Matthew received his Master of Architecture at Rice University and his Bachelor of Science in Public Health at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where he received a Carolina Undergraduate Health Fellowship.