Michael Sorkin

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Michael D. Sorkin
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OccupationArchitect, writer
PracticeMichael Sorkin Studio

Michael D. Sorkin (born 1948) is an American architect, author, and educator based in New York City.[2] He is one of the most provocative and polemical voices in contemporary culture and in the design of urban places at the turn of the twenty-first century.[3]

Life and career[edit]

Michael Sorkin is an architect and urbanist whose practice spans design, planning, criticism, and teaching.[4] Sorkin received a bachelor's degree from the University of Chicago in 1970, and a masters in architecture from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.Arch '74). Sorkin also holds a master's degree in English from Columbia University (MA '70).[5] He is founding principal of Michael Sorkin Studio, a New York-based global design practice with special interests in urban planning, urban design and green urbanism.

Sorkin is considered an invigorating architecture critic. He was house architecture critic for The Village Voice in the 1980s, and he has authored numerous articles and books on the subjects of contemporary architecture, design, cities, and the role of democracy in architecture.[6][7] and he serves as an international consultant on urban and architectural design and participates in numerous juries, seminars, and symposia worldwide. Mr. Sorkin is an active board member and adviser to many civic and professional organizations, including the ARCHEWORKS, a social-mission driven design school in Chicago, Illinois, and the London Consortium; he is the co-president of the Institute for Urban Design, an education and advocacy organization, and vice- president of the Urban Design Forum in New York.[8] In 2013, Sorkin was awarded the Design Mind award by the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.[9]

Urban planning[edit]

Michael Sorkin Studio in New York City focuses primarily on professional practice in the urban public realm.[10] Sorkin has designed environmental projects in Hamburg, Germany, and proposed master plans for the Palestinian capital in East Jerusalem, and the Brooklyn waterfront and Queens Plaza in New York City.[11] His urban studies have been the subject of gallery exhibits, and in 2010, he received the American Academy of Arts and Letters award in architecture.[12][13] He is an international consultant.[14][15][16][17] Sorkin presents regularly at regional, national, and international conferences, and he has served as adviser and juror on numerous professional committees, including The Guggenheim Helsinki Design Competition, The Aga Khan Trust for Culture's Aga Khan Award for Architecture, Chrysler Design Award, the New York City Chapter of the American Institute of Architecture, Architectural League of New York, and in the area of design writing and commentary, for Core 77.[18][19][20][21][22]

Urban planning projects (selection)[edit]

Professional recognition[edit]

Academic experience[edit]

Sorkin is an educator at the collegiate level. He held positions of professor of urbanism and director of Institute of Urbanism of the Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna from 1993 to 2000,[38][39] He has been a and visiting professor to many schools, including, for ten year, the Cooper Union of New York. Sorkin has also held the Hyde Chair at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Architecture,[40] the Davenport Chair at Yale University School of Architecture,[41] and the Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning, Eliel Saarinen Visiting Professorhip, University of Michigan. He has been a guest lecturer and critic at the Architectural Association School of Architecture in London,[42] Harvard Graduate School of Design,[43] Cornell University College of Architecture, Art, and Planning,[44] University of Illinois: Urbana Champaign,[45] Aarhus School of Architecture, Copenhagen, Denmark,[46] and the London Consortium.[47] Dedicated to architectural education for social change, Sorkin has overseen fieldwork in distressed environments such as Johannesburg, South Africa and Havana, Cuba. Since 2006, he has co-organized "Project New Orleans" with collaborators Carol McMichael Reese and Anthony Fontenot, to support post-Katrina[48] In 2008, Sorkin was appointed Distinguished Professor of Architecture of the City University of New York.[49]


Sorkin has had a broad career as an architecture writer. He writes on the topics of contemporary architecture and urban dynamics, along the dimensions of environmentalism, sustainability, pedestrianization, public space, urban culture, and the legacy of modernist approaches to urban planning. He is a member of the International Committee of Architectural Critics.[50] For ten years, Sorkin was architecture critic for The Village Voice, and he has written for Architectural Record, The New York Times, The Architectural Review, Metropolis, Mother Jones, Vanity Fair, the Wall Street Journal, Architectural Review, and The Nation.[51][52][53] As a volume editor, he has organize multi-authored publications, and he has contributed essays to a range of architecture publications. He has also authored many books.[54]


  • Sorkin, M. & Beede Howe, M. (1981) Go Blow Your Nose. New York: St. Martin's Press.[55]
  • Sorkin, M. (1991) Exquisite Corpse: Writing on Buildings. London: Verso.[56]
  • Sorkin, M. (1993) Local Code: The Constitution of a City at 42° N Latitude. New York: Princeton Architectural Press. (1993)[57]
  • Sorkin, M. (1997) Traffic In Democracy. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan College of Architecture and Urban Planning.[58]
  • Sorkin, M. (2001) Some Assembly Required. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.[59]
  • Sorkin, M. (2002) Pamphlet Architecture 22 : Other Plans: University of Chicago Studies, 1998–2000.New York: Princeton Architectural Press.[60]
  • Sorkin, M. (2003) Starting From Zero: Reconstructing Downtown New York. New York : Routledge.[61]
  • Sorkin, M. (ed.) (2005) "Against the Wall: Israel's Barrier to Peace." New York : Norton.[62]
  • Sorkin, M. (2008) Indefensible Space : The Architecture of the National Insecurity State. New York : Routledge.[63]
  • Sorkin, M. (2009) Twenty Minutes in Manhattan. London: Reaktion.[64]
  • Sorkin, M. (2011) All Over The Map: Writing on Buildings and Cities. London: Verso.[65][66]

Reporting, selected[edit]

  • Philip Johnson: the master builder as a self-made man. (October 20, 1978). The Village Voice
  • The big man on campus. (January 1, 1984). The Architectural Review, 25-27.
  • Another low-tech spectacular. (January 1, 1985). The Architectural Review, 38-43.
  • The real thing. (September, 1986). Architectural Record.
  • Minimums. (October 13, 1987). Village Voice, p. 100.
  • Canon Fodder. (December 1, 1987). The Village Coice.
  • DeGentrification: Das Zeichen dreht, ein Sogentsteht,(January 1, 1990). Association of Free-employed Swiss architects, 77-78.
  • Where was philip? (October 1988). Spy Magazine, p. 138-140.[67]
  • Big Brother hitches a ride with a congestion-pricing scheme. (September 16, 2007). Architectural Record.
  • Some suggestions on how to spend $800 billion. (January 16, 2009). Architectural Record.
  • Can an indigenous culture survive in a jungle petropolis? (June 16, 2007). The Architectural Review.
  • Legal loophole trumps good zoning in SoHo. (December 16, 2007). Architectural Record.
  • Making (too) big plans for Manhattan's West Side. (February 15, 2007). Architectural Record.
  • Strolling through Tokyo's hothouse of architectural wonders. (May 16, 2008). Architectural Record.
  • Learning from the Hutong of Beijing and the Lilong of Shanghai. (July 16, 2008). Architectural Record.[68]
  • Bucky lives! Why Fuller matters more today than ever before. (August 16, 2008). Architectural Record.
  • Ada Louise Huxtable was the guardian and connoisseur of form. (June 10, 2013). The Architectural Review.
  • Viewpoints, June 10, 2013. The Architectural Review.[69]
  • Rumble in the Urban Jungle. (August 16, 2013). Architectural Record.[70]
  • Drawing the Line: Architects and Prisons, (August 27, 2013). The Nation.[71]
  • Bloomberg’s legacy leaves many questions unanswered. (October 23, 2013). The Architectural Review.[72]
  • What's Behind The Poor Door. (April 2, 2014). The Nation.[73]
  • Critical Mass: Why Architectural Criticism Matters. (May 28, 2014). The Architectural Review.[74]
  • The Architect's Dilemma & #58; When to Say No. (June 16, 2014). Architectural Record.
  • Little Boxes: Micro-apartments have become trendy in planning circles, but their austerity is just another limit on the aspirations of the poor, (July 29, 2014). The Nation,[75]
  • Civilian Objects: Architecture lets us speak of the spoken indirectly. (October 28, 2014). The Nation.[76]
  • Too Rich, Too Skinny, (May 16, 2015). Architectural Record.
  • What we hope for is a consultation, a spontaneous outburst of alternative suggestions, a wildly diverse set of inventions and polemics. February 4, 2015. The Architectural Review.[77]
  • Starchitects are putting lipstick on a rash(er) of enormous pigs. (August 5, 2015). The Architectural Review.[78]

Editor, contributor, selected[edit]

  • Sorkin, M., "The Domestic Apparatus." In Ranalli, G., "George Ranalli : buildings and projects." Princeton Architectural Press, 1988.[79]
  • Sorkin, M., "Ciao Manhattan." In Klotz, H. "New York architecture, 1970-1990." New York, N.Y: Rizzoli International, 1989.[80] Publications.
  • Sorkin, M., "Forward." In Vanlaethem, F.,"Gaetano Pesce : architecture, design, art." New York : Rizzoli, 1989.[81]
  • Sorkin, M., "Nineteen millennial mantras." In Noever, P.(ed.), "Architecture in transition: Between deconstruction and new modernism." Munich: Prestel, 1991.[82]
  • Sorkin, M., "Introduction: Variations on a Theme Park." In Sorkin, M. (ed.), "Variations on a Theme Park : Scenes From The Few American City and the End of Public Space." Hill and Wang, 1992, pp. xi-xv.[83]
  • Sorkin, M., "Preface." In "Hugh Hardy, Malcolm Holzman, and Norman Pfeiffer: Hardy Holzman Pfeiffer Associates Buildings and projects, 1967-1992." New York: Rizzoli International, 1992.[84]
  • Sorkin, M., "Ten for TEN." In TEN Arquitectos (Firm), "TEN Arquitectos: Enrique Norten, Bernardo Gómez-Pimienta." New York: Monacelli Press, 1998.[85]
  • Sorkin, M., "Introduction: Traffic in Democracy." In Joan Copjec, (ed.), "Giving ground : the politics of propinquity." London: Verso, 1999.[86]
  • Sorkin, M., "Frozen Light." In Friedman, M. (ed.), "Gehry talks : architecture + process." New York : Rizzoli, 1999.[87]
  • Sorkin, M. "Measure of Comfort." In Chambers, K. & Sorkin, M.(eds.), "Comfort : reclaiming place in a virtual world."[88] Cleveland, Ohio : Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art, 2001, pp. i-xi.[89]
  • Sorkin, M., "The Center Cannot Hold." In Sorkin, S. & Zukin, S.(eds.), "After the World Trade Center: Rethinking New York City." New York City: Routledge, 2002.[90]
  • Sorkin, M. (ed.), "The next Jerusalem: sharing the divided city." New York, NY: Monacelli Press, 2002.
  • Sorkin, M., "Sex, drugs, rock and roll, cars, dolphins, and architecture." In Lewallen, C., Seid, S., Lord, C., & Ant Farm (Design group)(eds.),"Ant Farm, 1968-1978." Berkeley: University of California Press, 2004.[91]
  • Sorkin, M., "More or less." In Brown, D.J.(ed.),"The HOME House Project : the future of affordable housing," Winston Salem: Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, 2004.[92]
  • Sorkin, M., "Lunch With Emilio." In Ambasz, E. & Dodds, J., (eds.), "Analyzing Ambasz." New York, Monacelli Press, 2004.[93]
  • Sorkin, M., "With the Grain." In Sirefman, S., Sorkin, M.(eds.), "Whereabouts: New architecture with local identities." New York: Monacelli Press, 2004.[94]
  • Sorkin, M., "The second greatest generation." In Saunders, W. S., & Frampton, K. "Commodification and spectacle in architecture: A Harvard design magazine reader." Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2005, pp. 22–33.[95]
  • Sorkin, M., "Introduction: Saratoga Springs!," in Ranalli, G., "Saratoga, George Ranalli" San Rafael, Calif.: Oro Editions, 2009, pp. 6–11.[96]
  • Sorkin, M., "Forward." In "Miguel Ángel Aragonés" New York: Rizzoli, 2013.
  • Sorkin, M., Essay. In Abbott, C., "In/formed by the land: The architecture of Carl Abbott." San Francisco, Calif.: Oro Editions, 2013.[97]
  • Fontenot, A., McReese, C., Sorkin, M. (eds.), "New Orleans under Reconstruction: The Crisis of Planning." London: Verso, 2014.[98]
  • Sorkin, M., "Preface." In Durán Calisto, A.M., Altwicker, M., Sorkin, M., (eds.), "Beyond Petropolis: Designing a Practical Utopia in Nueva Loja." Shinzen, China: Oscar Riera Ojeda Publishers, 2015.[99]


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  43. ^ "Writing Architecture: Christopher Hawthorne, Florencia Rodriguez, Michael Sorkin and Oliver Wainwright on criticism today; moderated by Michael Hays". Harvard Graduate School of Design.
  44. ^ "Michael Sorkin: How Green Was My City". Cornell University. November 18, 2014.
  45. ^ "Keynote Presentation: Michael Sorkin, The City After Now. Plym Auditorium, Temple Buell Hall". University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign. University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign.
  46. ^ Brunsvig Sørensen, Anette (ed.). "The Aarhus protocols : the Michael Sorkin Workshop at the Arkitektskolen Aarhus 2005 October 3rd – 8th". Architectural Magazine B: : in collaboration with the Arkitektskolen Aarhus. p. 144. OCLC 153225326.
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  48. ^ "GRANTEE Carol McMichael Reese, Michael Sorkin & Anthony Fontenot". Graham Foundation. 2014.
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  55. ^ Sorkin, Michael; Howe, Marguerite Beede (1981). Go Blow Your Nose. New York: St. Martin's Press. pp. 88 pages : illustrations, 21 cm. ISBN 978-0-312-32987-7.
  56. ^ Exquisite Corpse : Writing on Buildings. New York: Verso. 1991. p. x. ISBN 978-0-86091-323-8.
  57. ^ Sorkin, Michael (1993). Local code : the constitution of a city at 42°N latitude. New York: Princteton Architectural Press. ISBN 978-1-878271-79-2.
  58. ^ Sorkin, Michael (1997). Traffic in democracy (1st ed.). Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan College of Architecture and Urban Planning. ISBN 978-0-9614792-9-9.
  59. ^ Sorkin, Michael (2001). Some assembly required (1st ed.). Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press. ISBN 978-0-8166-9101-2.
  60. ^ Sorkin, Michael; University of Chicago (2001). Pamphlet architecture 22 : other plans : University of Chicago studies, 1998–2000. New York, NY : Princeton Architectural Press: Princeton Architectural Pres. ISBN 978-1-56898-309-7.
  61. ^ Sorkin, Michael (2003). Starting From Zero (1st ed.). New York: Routledge. p. 144. ISBN 978-0-415-94737-4.
  62. ^ Sorkin, Michael (2005). Against the wall : Israel's barrier to peace. New York: W.W. Norton. p. xxx. ISBN 978-1-56584-990-7.
  63. ^ Graham, Stephen; Flusty, Steven; Boyer, M. Christine; Gillem, Mark; Simone, AbdouMaliq; Cruz, Teddy; Gilmore, Ruth Wilson & Craig; Holt-Diamant, Kathi; Liu, Laura; Weizman, Eyal; Davis, Miks (2008). Sorkin, Michael (ed.). Indefensible space : the architecture of the National Insecurity State (1st ed.). Routelege: Routledge. p. XVII. ISBN 978-0-415-95367-2.
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  72. ^ Sorkin, Michael (October 23, 2013). "Bloomberg's legacy leaves many questions unanswered". The Architectural Review.
  73. ^ Sorkin, Michael (April 2, 2014). "What's Behind the 'Poor Door'?: Inclusionary zoning laws are among the few tools left to ensure the creation of affordable housing". The Nation.
  74. ^ Sorkin, Michael (May 28, 2014). "Critical Mass: Why Architectural Criticism Matters". The Architectural Review.
  75. ^ Sorkin, Michael (July 29, 2014). "Little Boxes: Micro-apartments have become trendy in planning circles, but their austerity is just another limit on the aspirations of the poor". The Nation.
  76. ^ Sorkin, Michael (October 28, 2014). "Civilian Objects: Architecture lets us speak of the spoken indirectly". The Nation.
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  83. ^ Sorkin, Michael, ed. (March 1992). Variations on a Theme Park: The New American City and the End of Public Space (1st ed.). Hill and Wang. p. 272. ISBN 978-0-374-52314-5.
  84. ^ Hardy, Hugh; Holzman, Malcolm; Pfeiffer, Norman; Polites, Nicholas; Schmertz, Mildred F.; Sorkin, Michael (1992). Hardy Holzman Pfeiffer Associates : buildings and projects, 1967–1992. New York: Rizzoli. ISBN 978-0-8478-1480-0.
  85. ^ TEN Arquitectos (Firm) (1998). TEN Arquitectos : Enrique Norten, Bernardo Gómez-Pimienta. New York: Monacelli Press. pp. 221 p. : ill. (some col.), 26&nbsp, cm. ISBN 978-1-885254-91-7.
  86. ^ Copjec, Joan, ed. (1999). Giving ground : the politics of propinquity (1st ed.). New York: Verso. ISBN 978-1-85984-892-0.
  87. ^ Gehry talks : architecture + process. New York: Rizzoli. 1999. ISBN 978-0-8478-2165-5.
  88. ^ Ackermann, Franz; Land, Peter; Morris, Sarah; Orozco, Gabriel; Pardo, Jorge; Rehberger, Tobias; Schneider, Gregor; Zittel, Abdrea; Chambers, Kristin; Sorkin, Michael (2001). Chambers; Sorkin, Michael (eds.). Comfort : reclaiming place in a virtual world. Cleveland, Ohio: Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art. pp. 77 pages : illustrations (some color), 24 cm. ISBN 978-1-880353-18-9.
  89. ^ Comfort: Reclaiming place in a virtual world : Franz Ackermann, Peter Land, Sarah Morris. Cleveland, Ohio: Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art. 2001. ISBN 978-1-880353-18-9.
  90. ^ Sorkin, Michael; Zukin, Sharon, eds. (2002). After the World Trade Center : rethinking New York City (1st ed.). New York: Routledge. p. xi. ISBN 978-0-415-93479-4.
  91. ^ "Ant Farm, 1968–1978". Berkeley Art Museum: xiii. 2004. OCLC 52775189.
  92. ^ Badanes, Steve; Brown, David J.; Nicholson, Ben; Sorkin, Michael (2004). Brown, D.J. (ed.). The HOME House Project: The future of affordable housing. Winston Salem: Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art.
  93. ^ Emilio, Ambaz (2004). Dodds, Jerrilynn Denise (ed.). Analyzing Ambasz. New York: Monacelli Press. ISBN 978-1-58093-135-9.
  94. ^ Sirefman, Susanna; Sorkin, Michael, eds. (2004). Whereabouts : new architecture with local identities. New York: Monacelli Press. pp. 191 pages : illustrations (some color), 26 cm. ISBN 978-1-58093-120-5.
  95. ^ Saunders, William S., ed. (2005). "Commodification and Spectacle in Architecture: A Harvard Design Magazine Reader". Harvard Design Magazine Reader. Vol. 1. p. 114. JSTOR 10.5749/j.cttttr80.
  96. ^ Ranalli, George (2009). Saratoga (1st ed.). San Rafael, Calif.: Oro Editions. p. 112. ISBN 978-0-9814628-8-2.
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