EDWARD FORD

Education: B.S., Washington University; M.Arch., Washington University


Background: Edward Ford is the author of The Details of Modern Architecture (MIT, 1990, German edition: Birkhauser, 1994, Japanese Edition: Maruzen, 2000) and The Details of Modern Architecture, Volume 2 (MIT, 1996, Japanese Edition: Maruzen, 2000), both supported by grants from the Graham Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts. He has published articles in L'Architecture d'Aujourd'hui, Inform, B, Harvard Design Magazine, Perspecta and was a consultant to the 1992 American Heritage Dictionary.
His architectural work has been published in Japan Architect, Competitions, 18 Houses, and Oculus and has been exhibited at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, the Art Institute of Chicago, and the Chicago Foundation for Architecture. He won second prize in the 1990 Matteson Library Competition and third prize in the 1990 Japan Architect Competition.
In 1997 he was the recipient of the Distinguished Alumni Award from Washington University and his publications have been recognized by the Association of Academic Publishers, the AIA, Lingua Franca, and the Architects Journal. He has lectured at the National Building Museum, the University of Pennsylvania, the University of Maryland, Catholic University, Ohio State University, the University of Michigan, Parsons School of Design, Syracuse University, Clemson University, Georgia Tech, Mississippi State University, the University of British Columbia, The Museum of Contemporary Art Chigago, the Architektur Zentrum, Vienna, and the Norske Arkitektakademi and was co-chairman of the 1996 ACSA National Technology Conference.


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