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

2018 September 20 Meredith and Thom present "Post Rock: From Pollution to Product" at the Building and Material Reuse Association's 2018 DeCon Conference.

2018 September 18 Adam and fellow editors Kelly Bair, Kristy Balliet, and Kyle Miller publish Possible Mediums with ACTAR.

2018 September 13 Adam participates in a symposium at Yale in conjunction with the exhibition, Adjacencies.

2018 September 11 T+E+A+M exhibits A Range Life in 44 Low Resolution Houses, an exhibition at Princeton School of Architecture curated by Michael Meredith.

2018 August 30 T+E+A+M exhibits Additional Address in Adjacencies, an exhibition at Yale School of Architecture curated by Nate Hume.

2018 August 15 T+E+A+M exhibits Living Picture in Rings: Ragdale Foundation Competition Entires, an exhibition at The Center for Architecture and Design curated by Galo Canizares, Stephanie Sang Delgado, and Jonathan Rieke.

2018 August 7 The Force of Things reviewed by The New York Times.

2018 August 7 The Force of Things reviewed by National Sawdust.

2018 August 7 The Force of Things reviewed by The Wall Street Journal.

2018 August 7 The Force of Things is published in New York Magazine.

2018 August 6 Lincoln Center presents The Force of Things as part of it's "Mostly Mozart" summer festival.

2018 June 20 T+E+A+M exhibits "Space Saver" in 24x24x24, an exhibition at Storefront for Art and Architecture curated by Benjamin Cadena, Chris & Dominique Leong, Koray Duman, Miriam Peterson & Nathan Rich, and Ryan Brooke Thomas.

2018 June 14 T+E+A+M presents "Reassembly" at New Instrumentalties, the 2018 ACSA International Conference in Madrid.

2018 May 26 Ellie contributes an essay, "Mediation, More or Less," to the exhibition catalogue for Plots, Print, Projections at the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale.

2018 May 22 Ellie contributes thoughts on criticism for The Architect's Newspaper article, "How has the internet changed architecture criticism?"

2018 May 22 Adam's Op-ed "What does it really mean to be "post-digital" in architecture and beyond" is published in The Architect's Newspaper.

2018 May 21 T+E+A+M is featured in AN Interiors.

2018 May 10-11 Ellie serves on the Super Jury at University of Wisconsin Milwaukee's School of Architecture.

2018 April 28 Adam and Ellie go to Pratt School of Architecture for final reviews.

2018 April 26 Adam and Ellie go to Penn Design for final reviews.

2018 April 25 Jordan Hicks offers "Observations on T+E+A+M's Ghostbox" in Avery Shorts.

2018 April 19 Adam goes to Syracuse for final reviews.

2018 April 12 T+E+A+M exhibits "Tempietto on Mylar" in Tempietto Exemplum, an exhibition at Yale School of Architecture curated by Amanda Iglesias and Spencer Fried.

2018 April 10 T+E+A+M is selected as a finalist in "Staging Construction," a call for proposals by Materials & Applications for projects that explore construction as both a practice and a performance.

2018 April 7 Ellie serves on the jury for Princeton School of Architecture's thesis reviews.

2018 April 5 Meredith lectures at Princeton's School of Architecture.

2018 March 19 T+E+A+M is on the jury for the 6th annual Ragdale Ring competition.

2018 March 16 T+E+A+M presents Clastic Order at the 106th ACSA Annual Meeting in Denver, CO.

2018 March 5 T+E+A+M lectures at Texas Tech University College of Architecture.

2018 March 2 Ellie presents a paper at NCBDS (National Conference on the Beginning Design Student) in Cincinatti.

2018 March 2 Thom lectures about alternative modes of practice at the University of Toronto.

2018 February 26 T+E+A+M lectures at Tulane School of Architecture.

2018 February 23-26 T+E+A+M leads Tex_Obj, a student workshop at Tulane School of Architecture.

2018 February 2-3 Members of T+E+A+M organize and participate in the Becoming Digital conference.

2018 January 20 T+E+A+M lectures at Columbia University's GSAPP with a response by Ada Tolla.

2018 January 22 T+E+A+M exhibits numerous projects in Inscriptions: Architecture Before Speech, an exhibition at Harvard GSD curated by K. Michael Hays and Andrew Holder.

2017 December 14 Living Picture wins Architect's Newspaper "Best of Design Award for Temporary Installation"

2017 December 12 "The Force of Things" named a "notable performance of 2017" by The New Yorker.

2017 December 4 Ellie participates in "Speculation In, On, and Around," a colloquium at Princeton's School of Architecture with Beatriz Colomina, Michael Meredith, and Mark Wigley, moderated by Michaela Friedberg

2017 December 1 T+E+A+M featured in PROPS 22 "It's a Flat Flat World"

2017 November 16 Clastic Order reveiwed in Architect Magazine's article, "How Material Experimentation Can Go Well and Go Wrong"

2017 November 15 Ellie's essay "For Real" published in Log 41

2017 November 11 Thom particpates in Making Room for Action as part of Performa 17

2017 November 5 Meredith profiled in Spanish newspaper El Dia

2017 October 30 "The Force of Things" is reviewed in The New Yorker.

2017 October 27 Meredith participates in Designing Material Innovation symposium at CCA in San Francisco

2017 October 24 Ellie participates in "Characters in the Theater Of Everyday Life", a panel discussion hosted by MAS Context for their forthcoming issue on Character, guest-edited by Design w/ Co.

2017 October T+E+A+M contributes two chapters to Lineament: Material, Representation and the Physical Figure in Architectural Production, edited by Gail Peter Borden and Michael Meredith

2017 October 14 Meredith presents "Neolithic Props" at the ACSA Fall Conference at Marfa, Texas.

2017 October 10 "The Force of Things" is reviewed in The New York Times.

2017 October 7 Vice Magazine reviews the Chicago Architecture Biennial, calls out "Ghostbox."

2017 October 6 Adam's collaboration with composer Ashley Fure "The Force of Things" has its American premiere as part of PEAK Performances.

2017 September Paprika! interviews T+E+A+M for its issue on "Post-Irony".

2017 September 28 Phillip Denny reviews the Chicago Architecture Biennial and T+E+A+M's project Ghostbox in Volume.

2017 September 27 T+E+A+M exhibits three projects in Ambiguous Territory.

2017 September 28 T+E+A+M's new project, Clastic Order is part of the exhibition Designing Material Innovation at CCA's Backlot in San Francisco.

2017 September 19 "Ghostbox" is selected as one of the best models at the Chicago Architecture Biennial by Metropolis magazine.

2017 September 15 T+E+A+M's project for the Chicago Architecture Biennial is featured on Archinect News.

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 13 Newcity Design publishes "T+E+A+M and its Reassembly Line" by Michael Workman.

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 19 T+E+A+M is featured in Archinect's Small Studio Snapshot series.

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