Jon Yoder is a designer and scholar of modern architecture and visual media who received his Ph.D. in Architecture from UCLA. He teaches design and theory in the CAED and taught previously at Syracuse University and SCI-Arc. His designs with Pei Cobb Freed, ZGF Architects and SPF:architects have been published widely, and his research and teaching have been supported by numerous grants and awards. These include an ARCHITECT Studio Prize for his graduate design studio “Graphic Novels / Novel Architecture” and a Graham Foundation grant for his forthcoming Getty Research Institute Publications book, Widescreen Architecture: Immersive Media and John Lautner in Postwar Los Angeles.
Ph.D. in Architecture, UCLA |, M.Arch, The University of Texas at Austin |, B.A. in Art and Communication, Goshen College
Architectural Design | History, Theory and Criticism | Media and technology | Visual Culture | Digital Fabrication
Widescreen Architecture: Immersive Media and John Lautner in Postwar Los Angeles | Book (forthcoming)
“Design vs. History: Materializing Theory After the Post-Linguistic Turn” | Architectural Theory Now? (forthcoming)
“Photo-Graphic Architecture” | Symposium | 2020
“Playing in the World, or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Fetish” | Archinect.com | 2019
“Atlas of Graphic Novel Tectonics” | Flat Out | 2017