Roles in Archive: Speaker
Yehuda E. Safran studied art at Saint Martin’s School of Art, London, architecture at the Royal College of Art, London, and philosophy at University College, London. He has taught at the Architectural Association, Goldsmith’s College, University of London; the Royal College of Art, London; and the Jan van Eyck Academy, Maastricht. He was a fellow of the Chicago Institute of Architecture and Urbanism and Visiting Professor at the School of Architecture, University of Illinois, as well as at Rhode Island School of Design and Harvard Graduate School of Design. He has published in 9H, Casabella, Domus, Sight and Sound, Paris Match, Lotus, A+U, AA Files, Prototypo, Metalocus, Abitare, The Plan, artpress, and others. With Steven Holl and others, he was Editor of 32 Beijing / New York, and one of the editors of Springerin, Vienna. He is the author of Mies van der Rohe (2000). He curated the Frederick Kiesler show at the Architectural Association (1989) and the Arts Council of Great Britain touring exhibition and publication The Architecture of Adolf Loos (1985), among others. He was a trustee of 9h gallery, a founding member of the Architecture Foundation, London, and a member of the International College of Philosophy, Paris. Currently, he lives and works in New York, where he directs the Potlatch journal and the Research Lab for Art and Architecture, and teaches at Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation. In addition, he is a consultant to Steven Holl Architects.