Andrew Kudless, Distinguished Visiting Critic – Andrew is an architect based in San Francisco where he is an associate professor at the California College of the Arts. Andrew has taught design studios, workshops, and seminars at The Ohio State University, the Architectural Association (London), Yale University, and Rice University. In 2005 Andrew was the Howard E. LeFevre Fellow for Emerging Practitioners at OSU. He earned a Master of Arts with distinction from the Architectural Association’s Emergent Technologies and Design graduate program and a Master of Architecture with honors from the Tulane University School of Architecture. In 2004 he was the recipient of a Design Merit Award in the Far Eastern International Digital Architecture Design (FEIDAD) competition and in 1998 he was awarded aFulbright Fellowship to research architectural design and urbanism in the Kansai region of Japan. He has worked as a designer for Allied Works Architecture in Portland and New York and as a digital design, modeling, and fabrication consultant for Expedition Engineering in London. Andrew’s work has been exhibited in the US, England, France, Japan and China.
Kevin McClellan, Course Tutor – Kevin focuses his energies on place, new technologies, emergent systems and their material effects on form. Through both art and design, he fuses contextual research, sustainable practice and agency as a mode of production in all scales and in all mediums. As a graduate of the Architectural Association’s DRL (2005) with project distinction, Texas A&M (1998) and the University of Texas (1995), his background reflects an array of interests and competencies in both the making of art and the design of environments. Since 2009 he has taught design at the University of Texas at San Antonio and completed funded research as an Assistant Professor in Research at the University of Houston. In 2009 he co-founded TEX-FAB *Digital Fabrication Alliance a not-for-profit 501c3 charged with connecting architects/designers, fabricators and academics in Texas.