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Martin Schwartz

Department of Architecture
Associate Professor

Martin Schwartz is an architect and teacher with a special interest in daylight in architecture. He has taught at the University of Plymouth, the University of Michigan, Cranbrook Academy of Art, the University of Oregon as the Frederick Charles Baker Distinguished Professor in Lighting, and since 2005 at Lawrence Technological University in Detroit. His book, Gunnar Birkerts, Metaphoric Modernist (2009), was published in 2009 by Edition Axel Menges.

Martin is a co-founding editorial director of AWARDS, the annual journal of the Huron Valley Chapter of the American Institute of Architects. He is currently working on two books, one on daylight in architecture, and Those Who Love the World Don’t Mind Being Reminded of It, on the work of Charles W. Moore. Martin’s blog and writings on daylight may be found at martinschwartz.net.

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