T+E+A+M is an architecture practice led by Thom Moran + Ellie Abrons + Adam Fure + Meredith Miller.

Thom Moran headshot

Thom Moran is an American architect, designer, and educator. He joined the University of Michigan’s Taubman College as the 2009 – 2010 Muschenheim Fellow and is currently an assistant professor. Thom holds a Master of Architecture from Yale and a BS in Architectural Studies from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. His work has been exhibited at the Center for Architecture, Storefront for Art and Architecture, the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago and the Venice Biennale (2012 and 2016). He received the 2015 Architectural League Prize and was one of Architectural Record’s Firms to Watch. Thom also co-founded Thing Thing, a Detroit-based design collaborative that uses novel techniques to make objects and furniture.

thom@tpluseplusaplusm.us

Ellie Abrons headshot

Ellie Abrons is a licensed architect and Assistant Professor of Architecture at the University of Michigan’s Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning, where she was the A. Alfred Taubman Fellow in 2009 – 2010. Ellie received her Masters of Architecture from the University of California Los Angeles where she graduated with distinction and received the AIA Certificate of Merit. She received her BA in art history and gender studies from New York University and has a certificate in graphic and digital design from Parsons School of Design. Ellie has received several fellowships including a residency fellowship at the Akademie Schloss Solitude in Stuttgart, Germany and her work has been exhibited at the 2012 and 2016 Venice Biennales, Storefront for Art and Architecture, A+D Gallery, and the Architectural Association. From 2010 to 2015 she led the design practice EADO.

ellie@tpluseplusaplusm.us

Adam Fure headshot

Adam Fure is an architectural designer and Assistant Professor of Architecture at the University of Michigan’s Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning. Adam received his Masters of Architecture from the University of California, Los Angeles where he graduated with distinction and was awarded the Alpha Rho Chi medal. He holds a BS in architecture from the University of Michigan. His work has been exhibited at the 2012 and 2016 Venice Biennales, the Beijing Biennale, The New School in New York, the A+D Gallery in Los Angeles, the AA in London, and the Grand Rapids Museum of Art. He is the recipient of numerous awards including the 2014 Architectural League Prize and a residency fellowship at the Akademie Schloss Solitude. Adam is a co-founder of the Possible Mediums project. From 2010 to 2015, he led the design practice SIFT Studio.

adam@tpluseplusaplusm.us

Meredith Miller headshot

Meredith Miller is a licensed architect and Assistant Professor of Architecture at the University of Michigan’s Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning, where she was an A. Alfred Taubman Fellow in 2009 – 2010. She received her Masters of Architecture from Princeton University and holds a BS in architecture from the University of Virginia. Her work has been exhibited at the 2012 and 2016 Venice Biennales, Van Alen Institute, Storefront for Art and Architecture, and Boston Society of Architects. Her writing has been featured in Journal of Architecture Education, Scapegoat: Architecture, Landscape, and Political Economy, MONU, Pidgin, Thresholds, and ARPA Journal. Meredith has received research support from the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts and the American Institute of Architects. Meredith led the design practices Mer-Mer (2013-2015) and MILLIGRAM-office (2009-2014).

meredith@tpluseplusaplusm.us

2017 September 14 Ellie presents T+E+A+M's new project "Ghostbox" at the "Make New History symposium" organized by the Chicago Architecture Biennial.

2017 September 11 T+E+A+M makes the cover of Metropolis! Read the related article on plies by Samuel Medina.

2017 September 5 T+E+A+M featured in Architectural Record as a "Name to Know at the 2017 Chicago Architecture Biennial"

2017 September Ellie is a guest on the Site Visit podcast.

2017 July 14 The Architectural Imagination exhibition opens at A+D museum in Los Angeles, featuring Detroit Reassembly Plant.

2017 June Ellie goes to The MacDowell Colony for an artist's residency.

2017 June 15 Living Picture opens with first performance of the season at the Ragdale Foundation.

2017 June T+E+A+M is interviewed in Pool Issue 2: Rules.

2017 May Ellie featured in May issue of a+u on "Emerging Architects in USA"

2017 May 16 The Architect's Newspaper reviews Living Picture.

2017 April 8 Thom presents "Total Garbage" at Afterlives of Buildings symposium organized by Ang Li.

2017 March 21 Excited to announce that our proposal Living Picture has been selected for the 2017 Adrian Smith Prize for the Ragdale Ring!

2017 March 11 Adam's collaboration with composer Ashley Fure titled The Force of Things is performed at the Riverside Arts Center in Ypsilanti, Michigan

2017 March 9 T+E+A+M selected by artistic directors Sharon Johnston and Mark Lee to exhibit at the 2017 Chicago Architecture Biennial, "Make New History."

2017 March 4 Ellie participates in Stand By Your Monster a conference on queering practice curated by Jaffer Kolb

2017 February 14 Thom talks about "Funny Things" at Storefront for Art and Architecture along with Vivian Lee, Beverly Fresh and others

2017 February 11 Detroit Reassembly Plant is on view in Detroit: The Architectural Imagination opens at MOCAD

2017 February Present Tense exhibition opens at Syracuse University in Florence

2017 February Ellie lectures to second-year students at USC Los Angeles

2017 February Meredith lectures at Columbia GSAPP Advanced IV Dialogue Exchange series

2017 February Meredith and Thom are awarded an ACSA Faculty Design Award Honorable Mention for Post Rock

2016 December Ellie and Meredith present Detroit Reassembly Plant to MArcPrep students in Detroit

2016 December Adam, Ellie, and Thom lecture at Syracuse University in Florence

2016 October Ellie and Adam's competition-winning entry, Another Rock, is exhibited at The Secret Life of Buildings symposium in Austin, TX

2016 October Ellie chairs a paper session at the ACADIA conference on material agency

2016 October Meredith and Thom win an AIA Upjohn Grant for Post Rock

2016 October Meredith lectures at Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Colleciton in Washington, D.C. as part of the Mellon Midday Dialogue series

2016 September 17 Cones go on view at “The Army That You Have” exhibition at Current Space, Baltimore

2016 September Adam's essay "Meat Helmet" is published in Log 36: ROBOLOG

2016 September Ellie gives a lecture titled "Author After Author" at Princeton University

2016 September Ellie and Adam participate in a gallery roundtable with Clark Thenhaus and Dora Epstein Jones at Jai & Jai Gallery in Los Angeles

2016 September Ellie lectures at SCI-Arc with Mira Henry as part of the "Duel and Duet" series

2016 September T+E+A+M lectures at Taubman College

2016 August Adam's collaboration with composer Ashley Fure titled The Force of Things premiers at the International Summer Course for New Music in Darmstadt Germany

2016 July Rummage opens at Storefront for Art and Architecture's exhibit, Sharing Models: Manhattanisms

2016 May Detroit Reassembly Plant opens at The Architectural Imagination exhibition curated by Monica Ponce de Leon and Cynthia Davidson for the U.S. Pavilion at the 2016 Venice Biennale

2016 May “Views from the Plastisphere: A Preface to Post Rock Architecture” appears in the special printed edition of The Avery Review, Climates: Architecture and the Planetary Imaginary

2016 April Ellie participates in IdeasCity Detroit as a mentor and panelist

2016 March Ellie and Adam participate in a conversation organized by Nate Hume at Penn Design on architectural representation

2016 March Inside Things, an exhibition of work by Ellie Abrons, opens in the SCI-Arc Library Gallery

2016 March Adam's collaboration with artist Matt Kenyon titled Tap opens at the 2016 Research Through Making show at Taubman College

2016 March Meredith and Thom's project, Post Rock, opens at the 2016 Research Through Making show at Taubman College

2016 February Ellie and Adam lead the Taylor Seminar at the University of Calgary, leading a week-long workshop and giving a lecture as part of the Design Matters series

2015 November Texture Extended: Contemporary Techniques of Architectural Surfacing, a paper co-authored Ellie + Adam, is presented at the TxA Emerging Design + Technology conference in Austin, Texas

2015 October Ellie and Adam attend the ACADIA conference to chair paper sessions and presentTexture Tectonics on a panel moderated by Filip Tejchman

2015 October Thom is named a "Firm to Watch" by Architectural Record

2015 October Ellie presents her paper, "Surface Relief: A Case for Things in the Round" at the ACSA Fall conference at Syracuse University

2015 October Adam presents his paper, "Weird Functionalism" at the ACSA Fall conference at Syracuse University

2015 October Meredith presents “Post Rock Aesthetics” at the ACSA Fall conference at Syracuse University

2015 October Meredith lectures at the Osher Life Long Learning Institute, Ann Arbor

2015 August T+E+A+M is selected to present work in the US Pavilion at the 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale. The pavilion is co-curated by Cynthia Davidson and Monica Ponce de Leon, who will organize the exhibition, The Architectural Imagination

2015 July Adam's work is published in Young Architects 16: Overlay published by Princeton Architectural Press

2015 June Meredith and Thom are asked “Is This Garbage?” a salon discussion curated by Group Under at The Bakery, Brooklyn, NY

2015 May The Marq, a restaurant designed by Ellie and Adam, opens in Marquette, MI

2015 May Meredith's project "Bioplastics! and Architecture’s Many Natures" receives a Graham Foundation Research Grant

2015 May Adam lectures at Texas A&M College of Architecture

2015 May Thom is awarded the 2015 Architectural League Prize

2015 April DRAWN, an exhibition of drawings by UCLA alumni, opens at UCLA's Perloff Gallery

2015 April Adam's essay "Rocks, Words, and the Magically Real" is published in Pidgin 19: Magic

2015 March Adam presents “Glittering Ugly Objects” at ACSA 103: The Expanding Periphery and The Migrating Center in Toronto, ON

2015 March Adam chairs "Super Session" at ACSA annual conference on Possible Mediums at ACSA 103: The Expanding Periphery and The Migrating Center in Toronto, ON

2015 March Adam awarded ACSA Creative Achievement Award for Possible Mediums (with Kelly Bair, Kristy Balliet, and Kyle Miller) at ACSA 103: The Expanding Periphery and The Migrating Center in Toronto, ON

2015 May Ellie presents “Headless Bellies and Other Forms of Architectural Allusion” at ACSA 103: The Expanding Periphery and The Migrating Center in Toronto, ON

2015 March Meredith presents “Chasing Rainbows: Architecture as Environmental Medium,” at the Catalog of the Anthropocene Age Symposium, Syracuse University

2015 March Ellie and Adam's project Texture Tectonics opens as part of the Research Through Making exhibition

2015 March Electrofrost, Meredith's collaboration with Anya Sirota and Jean Louis Farges, opens as part of the Research Through Making exhibition