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Ann Lui is an architect and writer. She is interested in alternative forms of the architectural avante-garde and fringe sites for radical creativity, including early computation, the history of science fiction, and R&D at post-war corporate offices. She is currently studying History, Theory & Criticism of Architecture and Art at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She is a recipient of the Robert James Eidlitz Fellowship (Cornell University) and Schlossman Fellowship (MIT).

Ann is a co-editor the journal Thresholds, for the forthcoming issue 43 titled "Scandalous" (2015). 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 and a juror's citation from the Chicago Burnham Prize. She's also a co-creator of Circus for Construction, a itinerant heterotopic event space operating under the aegis of Storefront for Art & Architecture's WorldWide Storefront project.

Ann's professional experience includes work at Skidmore, Owings and Merrill, Bureau Spectacular, and at Morphosis Architects. She contributed research and writing to OfficeUS, the official United States Pavilion at the 2014 Venice Architecture Biennale, including the forthcoming catalog of the repository OfficeUS Atlas (2014).

Previously she attended Cornell University's Bachelor of Architecture program. She graduated with the Clifton Beckwith Brown Memorial Medal and the Charles Goodwin Sands Memorial Medal.

Contact at annloklui [at] gmail [dot] com
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