Selected Professional Appointments
Assistant Professor, John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design, University of Toronto
Principal, DUB studios
Architect and urban designer Michael Piper is the organizer of the Project Suburb Research Group at the Daniels Faculty. Also through the faculty, he co-hosted the “After Empirical Urbanism” symposium with Richard Sommer in 2015, and will be co-editor of a forthcoming book of the same title. His writing and design has been featured at the Rotterdam Architecture Biennale, 30/60/90 and Monu. He was awarded a SSHRC connection grant in 2015. Piper has also taught at Harvard’s Graduate School of Design, Columbia University, Syracuse University, and was the 2010-11 Lefevre Fellow at the Ohio State University. He received a MArch from Harvard’s Graduate School of Design and a BS in Architecture from Georgia Tech.
Specialty Focus Areas
The relationship between urban design and urban planning, with particular attention to the suburbs.