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Ann M. Pendleton-Jullian

Ann is an architect, writer, and educator. Believing in the vital exchange between ideas and architecture, thought and action, she has founded her practice on both commissioned work and theoretical projects. Produced independently, and in previous partnership with Guillaume Jullian de la Fuente, her portfolio exhibits a thoroughness of approach -- straightforward and optimistic, yet sophisticated and elegant. Exhibited and published extensively, her work has developed a reputation for the manner in which it poeticizes the intersection between landscape, architecture, culture and technology.

Ann obtained her bachelor of architecture degree from Cornell in 1979 and her master of architecture from Princeton in 1983. In between, she served her professional apprenticeship in Chicago where the craft and technology of building fused with her design and theoretical interests. In the mid eighties, she opened her first professional office in Los Angeles and, after three years in practice there, returned to the east coast where she taught and pract iced at Cornell and MIT for fourteen years. Since 2007, she has been the Director of the Knowlton School of Architecture at the Ohio State University.

Portfolio projects of note include: Campus Design and first buildings for the Asian University for Women, Chittagong, Bangladesh; house for Dr. Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan, Ithaca; award winning bioclimatic house, Tenerife; several competition prizes and awards (Palos Verdes Art Center, Hotel in Nahuel Huapi Park, Argentina, Jyväskylä Music and Art Center, Finland, Little Bighorn Indian Memorial, Montana, Church and Community Center for the Diocese of Rome, Prototypical Head Start facility, New Congress Hall for Valparaíso, Chile). She has several books, and numerous articles, most recently: Games for Shanghai on the use of game design in design studios, and Innovation Ecotones,’ a paper for an innovative model for education.

She is a regular speaker in many venues, and has strong ties to South America where she has worked for over twenty years, to Asia through Bangladesh, India, China and Singapore, and to Europe. Ann and her late husband, Guillaume Jullian de la Fuente, have one daughter Marianne who this autumn will enter the Integrated Science Program at Princeton.