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Preston Scott Cohen is the founder and principal of Preston Scott Cohen, Inc. He is also the Chair of the Department of Architecture and the Gerald M. McCue Professor of Architecture at Harvard University Graduate School of Design.
Combining the use of the most advanced digital modeling technologies with a fascination for 17th century descriptive geometry, he uses familiar forms distorted by oblique projections and similar devices to create complex designs that challenge our preconceptions about the nature of order in architecture.
He has received awards include the Progressive Architecture Award for Taiyuan Museum of Art ; First Prize, Taiyuan Museum International Competition ; Academy Award in Architecture, American Academy of Arts and Letters ; Progressive Architecture Award, Architecture Tel Aviv Museum of Art ; Progressive Architecture Awards: Torus House , Terminal House .
His work has been widely published and exhibited and is in numerous collections including The Museum of Modern Art, The Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles and the Fogg Museum of Art.
His work has been the subject of numerous theoretical assessments by renowned critics and historians including Nicolai Ouroussoff, Sylvia Lavin, Antoine Picon, Michael Hays, Nikolaus Kuhnert, Terry Riley, Robert Somol, Hashim Sarkis and Rafael Moneo. He was the Frank Gehry International Chair at the University of Toronto in 2004 and the Perloff Professor at the University of California, Los Angeles in 2002.
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