Greg Lynn

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Greg Lynn

Greg Lynn (* 1964 in North Olmsted , Ohio ) is an American architect, philosopher and science fiction author .

life and work

Greg Lynn studied architecture and philosophy at Miami University , and Princeton University . He became known for the idea of ​​creating irregular, biomorphic ( organic architecture ), architectural forms with the help of CAD systems . He first summarized these ideas in 1993 in his publication Folding in Architecture .

In 1994, Lynn founded his architecture studio Greg Lynn Form in Venice , California.

From 1992 to 1999, Lynn taught at the Columbia Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation , researching the uses and uses of emerging digital technologies for building design.

From 1999 to 2002, Lynn taught as a professor in the Faculty of Architecture at ETH Zurich .

Lynn currently teaches as a professor of architecture at the University of Applied Arts in Vienna, at the UCLA School of the Arts and Architecture in Los Angeles and as a visiting professor at the Yale School of Architecture .



  • 1993 Greg Lynn: Folding in Architecture
  • 1998 Greg Lynn: Fold, Bodies and Blobs: Collected Essays
  • 1999 Greg Lynn: Animate Form
  • 2001 Greg Lynn: Expo On-Line: Less Aesthetics, More Ethics with CDROM: Biennale De Venezia - 7th International Architecture Exhibition
  • 2003 Greg Lynn, Hani Rashid and Max Hollein : Architectural Laboratories
  • 2003 Greg Lynn: Intricacy
  • 2005 Greg Lynn: Form: Predator
  • 2006 Greg Lynn, Sarah Whiting , Stan Allen , and Guido Zuliani : Tracing Eisenman: Complete Works
  • 2008 Greg Lynn and Mark Rappolt : Greg Lynn Form
  • 2010 Greg Lynn: Other Space Odysseys


  1. ^ Yale Office of Public Affairs & Communications. Renowned Architects to Hold Endowed Chairs at Yale  ( Page no longer available , search in web archivesInfo: The link was automatically marked as defective. Please check the link according to the instructions and then remove this notice.@1@ 2Template: Dead Link /  
  2. ^ Greg Lynn, Folding in Architecture: Architectural Design Profile No. 102 (London: Academy Group Ltd., 1993).
  3. ^ Official website of the architecture studio Greg Lynn Form
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  5. Los Angeles Times: UCLA professor a winner at Venice Architecture Biennale