Andrew Kudless

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Andrew Kudless is a designer based in Oakland, California where he is an Associate Professor at the California College of the Arts. In 2004, he founded Matsys, a design studio exploring the emergent relationships between architecture, engineering, biology, and computation. He holds a Master of Arts in Emergent Technologies and Design from the Architectural Association and a Master of Architecture from Tulane University. The work of Matsys has been exhibited internationally and is in the permanent collections of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the Centre Pompidou in Paris, and the FRAC Centre in Orleans, France.

Previously, Andrew has taught at Ohio State University, Yale University, Rice University, and the Architectural Association. He was the Howard E. LeFevre Fellow for Emerging Practitioners at OSU in 2005 and was the recipient of a 2004 FEIDAD Design Merit Award and a 1998 Fulbright Fellowship in Japan. He has worked as a designer for Allied Works Architecture in Portland and New York and as a digital design consultant for Expedition Engineering in London.

ACADIA recently honored Kudless with a 2015 Award of Teaching Excellence.


Associate Professor, Architecture
Associate Chair, MArch

MA, Architectural Association, London