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Michael Marshall, Design Director and Principal of DC-based Michael Marshall Design, has been named the University of Maryland School of Architecture’s Fall 2018 Kea Distinguished Professor. In this role, Michael will be serve as a critic and lecturer in the Architecture Program.
Michael’s extensive experience, spanning more than three decades, will allow him to bring his own views and critiques to the university’s students, giving them a chance to gain valuable “real-world” insight. Michael had previously taught at the University’s School of Architecture, later going on to start his own architecture firm in 1989. This professorship will see him reprise his role in teaching for the first time since starting his own firm. He completed his undergraduate degree at The Catholic University and earned a Master of Architecture at Yale University. By taking on this opportunity, Michael will be joining the likes of distinguished figures including Fall 2013 Kea Professor Phil Freelon, founder of the Freelon Group, and Fall 2009 Kea Professor Steve Ziger, co-founder of Ziger/Snead Architects.
Since its opening in 1967, The University of Maryland School of Architecture, Planning & Preservation has grown to incorporate the design, social, cultural and environmental characteristics of design. The school passionately aims to provide students with the skills and leadership so that they may build successful careers and enhance the world with their fearless ideas. Having celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2017, the School of Architecture continues to achieve excellence through quality teaching.
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