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Todd Gannon is a registered architect and writer based in Los Angeles. He currently holds teaching appointments at SCI-Arc, UCLA, and Otis College, and was a member of the faculty at Ohio State’s Knowlton School of Architecture from 1999-2004.
As series editor of Source Books in Architecture, he produced monographs on the work of Morphosis, Bernard Tschumi, UN Studio, Steven Holl, Mack Scogin/Merrill Elam, Zaha Hadid, Peter Eisenman, and on the MoMA exhibition Light Construction. His latest book, released in July 2009, is Pendulum Plane/Oyler Wu Collaborative.
Gannon's essays have appeared in Log, Loud Paper, Dialogue, and elsewhere, and he has lectured at institutions across the United States and in Europe. He serves on the board of directors for the LA Forum, currently directing the group’s publication efforts. His work has been recognized and supported by the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Arts, the National Endowment for the Arts, the American Institute of Architects, the Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs, The Ohio State University, and UCLA.
A graduate of Ohio State (BS Arch, 1995; M Arch, 1997) and a doctoral candidate at UCLA, Gannon is currently at work on a dissertation focused on the recalibration of architecture and technology in postwar Britain.