The Brave Drawn World of Michael Sorkin

Michael Sorkin is a deeply committed and influential architect and urbanist whose practice spans design, criticism, and teaching. A prolific writer, his currently contributing editor at Architectural Record, for which he writes a regular column, was – for ten years – the architecture critic of The Village Voice, and is the author of hundreds of articles in a wide range of professional, academic and general publications.

World Trade Center Perspective by Sorkin
World Trade Center Perspective by Andrei Vovk © Michael Sorkin | coloured pencil, hand drawing, collaged on with scanned image, 2003

Sorkin is the principal of the Michael Sorkin Studio in New York City, a widely published and exhibited design practice devoted to both practical and theoretical projects at all scales with a special interest in the city and in green architecture.

Arvrene Site Plan by © Michael Sorkin | coloured pencil, hand drawing, 2001
Arvrene Site Plan by Andrei Vovk © Michael Sorkin | coloured pencil, hand drawing, 2001
Arvrene Perspective by © Michael Sorkin | coloured pencil, hand drawing, 2001
Arvrene Perspective by Andrei Vovk © Michael Sorkin | coloured pencil, hand drawing, 2001
Future House Plan by © Michael Sorkin | coloured pencil, hand drawing, 1999
Future House Plan by Andrei Vovk © Michael Sorkin | coloured pencil, hand drawing, 1999
Retirement House Perspective by © Michael Sorkin | coloured pencil, hand drawing, 1999
Retirement House Perspective by Andrei Vovk © Michael Sorkin | coloured pencil, hand drawing, 1999

credits: Michael Sorkin Studio