Collaborative Fellow 2010-11
Will Martin grew up in Denver, CO before attending Middlebury College in Vermont where he studied International Development and later Geography at Sciences Po in Paris. After leaving Vermont he lived and worked in Argentina practicing architecture and teaching art before moving to Brooklyn and joining UnionDocs. In New York he worked in several architectural design studios and published articles and videos for the Architectural League of New York’s online publication Urban Omnibus. Will’s work is interested on spatial expression, memory and connectivity and aims to encourage both a heightened social and sensual awareness of the built environment in order to connect people more deeply, physically and metaphysically, with the places they inhabit. His short film “New York is a Big Apple,” which he made with the Portuguese filmmaker Andre Valentim Almeida, screened at the Museum of Modern Art and Carpenter Center at Harvard as well as other venues in New York City and abroad. Will is currently a pursuing a Masters of Architecture at the University of Michigan.