Critical speculation, lexicon of wonder, architectural dreams
Ann Lui is an architectural designer currently studying History, Theory & Criticism of Architecture and Art at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Previously she attended Cornell University's Bachelor of Architecture program. She is interested in the fictions of architecture, from para-architectural projects to speculative design. Her research interests include digital drafting, the history of science fiction, and not-for-profit projects at corporate firms.

Ann is a co-editor 43rd issue of the peer-reviewed journal Thresholds. She collaborates with Craig Reschke on competitions, installations, and research projects at Office X. Their work together has been awarded Harvard University's Penny White Travel Fellowship, a juror's citation from the Chicago Burnham Prize, and Storefront for Art & Architecture's WWStorefront Competition.

Previously, Ann worked at Skidmore, Owings and Merrill Chicago and at Morphosis Architects. As a writer, she has contributed op-eds and news features to Architect's Newspaper, Metropolis Magazine POV, Archinect, ArchNewsNow, and is a former editor of the Cornell Daily Sun.

She graduated from Cornell with the Clifton Beckwith Brown Memorial Medal and the Charles Goodwin Sands Memorial Medal. She is also a Robert James Eidlitz Fellow (Cornell University) and Schlossman Fellow (MIT).