Michael Young is an architect and educator practicing in New York City where he is a founding partner of the architectural design studio Young & Ayata. Their practice is focused on both speculative research and architectural projects. Michael currently teaches studios and seminars at The Cooper Union, Yale University, and Princeton University. His drawings have been exhibited recently in New York, Los Angeles, Barcelona, and in Lexington, Kentucky and are featured as part of the Drawing Center’s Viewing Program in New York. Michael earned his MArch II degree from Princeton University and his BArch from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and is a registered architect in the State of New York. In addition to practice and teaching, Michael is invested in writing and research in relation to the confluence of geometry, representation, and aesthetics.