Galo Canizares is the 2016-17 Howard E. LeFevre ’29 Emerging Practitioner Fellow at the Knowlton School. He holds a Master of Architecture from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Bachelor of Environmental Design from the College of Architecture and Planning at the University of Colorado, Boulder.
In 2014, Canizares founded office ca, a research and design collaborative that investigates alternate methods for architectural practice. Some recurring themes of the practice include absurdity, genre fiction, conspiracy theories, world-making, storytelling, simulation, and most recently, the parafictional. At the Knowlton School, he will expand on some of these themes in a series of happenings which revisit performance as a means of architectural re-presentation and investigation.
Canizares has worked as a designer in the offices of NADAAA, Kennedy & Violich, and Kyu Sung Woo. His writings have been published in PLAT Journal, eVolo Magazine, CLOG, SOILED, and has lectured widely. Before joining the Knowlton School, he taught at Syracuse University.