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 has taught design studios and seminars at Yale University, Princeton University, and Columbia University. In addition to practice and teaching, Michael is invested in writing and research in relation to the confluence of geometry, representation, and aesthetics. His drawings have been exhibited 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.