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CAED Lecture Series - Resource Lists

This guide features selected resources on featured lecturers appearing at the Kent State College of Architecture and Environmental Design.

Selected Resources for:

Michael Young

Founding Partner, Young & Ayata | Assistant Professor, Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture - The Cooper Union.


For Faculty & Friends dates and times visit the Kent State CAED Lecture Series page.



Articles & Writings Availability
D'Angelo, Madeleine. 2020. “Residential: DL1310 Mexico City Young & Ayata + Michan Architecture.” Architect 110 (11): 44–48.  Available Online
Meredith, Michael, Michael Young, and Mark Foster Gage. 2019. “MMM : Multiple Resolutions - a Conversation with Mark Foster Gage, Michael Meredith & Michael Young.” Log 46 (January): 9–22.  Arch Library - Print Only
Young, Michael. 2018. "Paradigmatic Resolution: The Debased Flower Images of Young & Ayata." Paprika (Yale School of Architecture) 3 (10).  Available Online
Young, Michael. 2018. "Role of projection in architectural drawings is explored at Austrian Cultural Forum." The Architect's Newspaper (April 19, 2018). Available Online
“Young & Ayata.” 2017. A + U: Architecture and Urbanism 5 (560) (May): 160–83.  Arch Library - Print Only
Young, Michael. 2017. "The Art of the Plausible and the Aesthetics of Doubt." Log 41: 37-44. PDF Full text
Young & Ayata. 2017. "Future Myths [Natura]." Thresholds 45: 223-230. Available Online
Young, Michael. 2017.  "The Wasteland Management of the Image Wilderness." Offramp (SCI-Arc) 13. Available Online
Young, Michael. 2016. “The Affects of Realism: Or the Estrangement of the Background.” Architectural Design /Dec. (November): 58–65.  PDF Full Text
Fixsen, Anna. 2016. “Young & Ayata.” Architectural Record 204 (12): 54–55.  Arch Library - Print Only
Young, Michael. 2016. "In Praise of the Urban Object." The Architect's Newspaper March 10, 2016. Available Online
Zeiger, Mimi. 2016. “The Build Up.” Metropolis: Architecture Design 36 (5): 82–85.  PDF Full Text
Young, Michael, and Kutan Ayata. 2015. The Estranged Object Treatise. Graham Foundation. Available Online
Young, Michael. 2015.  "Dead Life." Offramp (SCI-Arc) 9. Available Online
Young, Michael and Harmen Brethouwer. 2015. "Otherwise Known as Art."  Available Online
Young, Michael. 2014. “Drawing, Painting, Photography.” The Economy Magazine. Available Online
Young, Michael. 2014. "Natural is Not in It." in  Assembly: Post Digital Craft (New Haven: Yale School of Architecture). 29-40. Available Online
Young, Michael. 2013. “Digital Remediation.” Cornell Journal of Architecture 9. Available Online
Young, Michael. 2012. “The Stylus Vector.” 100th ACSA Annual Meeting Proceedings, Digital Aptitudes. 137-143. Available Online
“Making the Grade.” 2011. FORM: Pioneering Design (January / February): 16.  PDF Full Text 

Additional Resources

This guide was created with resources available through Kent State University Libraries or freely online.  Visit the Young & Ayata page for additional publications.

These resources were compiled by the Joseph F Morbito Architectural Library in January 2021.