The Brave Drawn World of Perry Kulper

The Brave Drawn World of Perry Kulper

Perry Kulper is an architect and Associate Professor of Architecture at the University of Michigan.

Previously he was a 17-year SCI-Arc faculty member and held visiting teaching positions at the University of Pennsylvania and Arizona State University.

‘Bleached Out’ Relational Drawing , v.02 Drawing made 2003 Drawing size 24” x 36” Materials: Mylar, graphite, tape, found imagery. transfer letters + trasnfer film, cut paper. © Perry Kulper
‘Bleached Out’ Relational Drawing , v.02 Drawing made 2003 Drawing size 24” x 36” Materials: Mylar, graphite, tape, found imagery. transfer letters + trasnfer film, cut paper. © Perry Kulper

Subsequent to his graduate studies at Columbia University he worked in the offices of Eisenman/ Robertson, Robert A.M. Stern and Venturi, Rauch and Scott Brown before moving to Los Angeles.

‘Fast Twitch’, Desert House Site Plan v.01 Drawing made: 2004 Drawing size: 24” x 36” Materials: Mylar, graphite, tape, found imagery. transfer letters + transfer film, cut paper. © Perry Kulper

His interests include the generative potential of architectural drawing, the outrageously different spatial capacities of diverse design methods and in broadening the conceptual range by which architecture contributes to our cultural imagination.

Central California History Museum Longitudinal Section Drawing made: 2010 Drawing size: 24” x 36” Materials: mylar, graphite, found imagery, transfer letters + transfer film, cut paper © Perry Kulper
Central California History Museum Longitudinal Section Drawing made: 2010 Drawing size: 24” x 36” Materials: mylar, graphite, found imagery, transfer letters + transfer film, cut paper © Perry Kulper

He has recently published Pamphlet Architecture 34, Fathoming the Unfathomable: Archival Ghosts and Paradoxical Shadows with Nat Chard.

Learn more about Perry Kulper here