Thomas E Mical

Visiting Faculty


Thomas Mical is Professor of Architectural Theory. He has been a tenured Professor in Architecture and Urbanism the US, Canada, New Zealand, China, and Australia. In Australia he was A/Prof at the University of South Australia and served in multiple acting research leadership roles across the design and humanities fields. He has studied Design School leadership at RMIT and been visiting Professor at the University of Adelaide.

His research in architectural theory examines how concepts are formed, transformed, and disperse into architecture and the wider sensorium. His design research examines the range of meanings and senses forming the complexity of conceived, perceived, and lived spaces. In Delhi he will be researching with global partners aspects of urban prototyping for high-density urbanism and how this can transform everyday life.


•    PhD. Architectural Theory, Georgia Institute of Technology.
•    M.Sc. Architectural Theory, Georgia Institute of Technology.
•    M. Arch., Harvard University GSD.
•    B.Des. Hons Architecture, University of Florida.

Teaching and Research Interests

History of Modern Architecture and Urbanism, Contemporary Theory in Architecture, Media-Philosophy, Recombinant Urbanism, Critical Theory and Continental Philosophy, Qualitative Research Methods