Visiting Assistant Professor
Master of Science in Architectural Conservation, University of Michigan
Bachelor of Architecture, Auburn University
Bachelor of Interior Architecture, Auburn University
Registered Architect in State of Georgia and Michigan
Gorham Bird joins the School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture as a Visiting Assistant Professor of Architecture, where he teaches first-year design studio and visual communication. Gorham’s interests and research explore Architecture as an artifact of culture, documenting the political, social and historical past. His research confronts issues related to architectural conservation, adaptive reuse, and reimagining possible futures for cities’ symbols of economic neglect. Prior to joining Auburn, Gorham practiced professionally with Atlanta firm Houser Walker Architecture working on complex adaptive reuse projects, renovations and additions within monumental historic settings. Gorham is a Registered Architect in the State of Georgia and Michigan.
Interest areas in research and practice:
Architectural Conservation, Adaptive Reuse, Historic Preservation, Architectural Representation, Interior Architecture