Fulfilled Book

Aug 2022

Outpost co-director Ashley Bigham has edited a new publication. Based on the eponymous symposium and exhibition, Fulfilled: Architecture, Excess, and Desire considers the role of architecture in a culture shaped by the excessive manufacturing and assuagement of desire. Many thanks to all the brilliant contributors.

Uzbekistan Pavilion, Venice Biennale

Jul 2022

Outpost Office's visual essay "Spake Scapes" appears in Dixit Algorizmi: The Garden of Knowledge, the catalog for the Uzbekistan Pavilion at the Venice Biennale. The essay explores the relationship between the algorithmic methods of Persian scholar Al-Khwārizmī and contemporary geospatial systems used in our robotic painting series. Many thanks to Joseph Grima of Space Caviar for commissioning the piece.

Disc Journal No. 1

Jun 2022

Outpost co-director Erik Herrmann has written a piece for the inaugural issue of the architectural journal Disc. “Architecture and its End(s) Users," speculates on how alternative models of licensure commonplace in software development might help architects reimagine their instruments of service. Many thanks to editor Ian Erickson for his support.

Texas A&M

Mar 2022

Outpost Office will present a public lecture at the Texas A&M School of Architecture in Spring 2022. Our office has been invited by AIAS chapter students to conduct the annual practitioner workshop during our visit. Collaborating with students from all levels of the architecture program, we are planning a collective large-scale field drawing based on labyrinths on the campus's main quad.

Log 51

Jun 2021

Drawing Fields appears in an observation by Patrick Templeton in Winter/Spring edition of Log. Learn more about Log 51 here.

Dialectic Volume VIII

May 2021

Outpost co-director Ashley Bigham has published, "Five Points of 'Informal' Architecture: Toward an Architecture of Abundance" in Dialectic VIII: Subverting, edited by Michael Abrahamson and Ole W. Fischer. The article features Outpost Office's recent work with the Kharkiv School of Architecture in Ukraine suggesting, "a framework for the organization of objects, an attitude toward the use of materials, and strategies for utilizing informal economic and social networks." 

Chicago Architecture Biennial

Apr 2021

Outpost Office has been named a contributor to the 2021 Chicago Architecture Biennial. Biennial artistic director David Brown is organizing the event's fourth edition around the theme of The Available City. Outpost Office will join other contributors staging projects around Chicago in September 2021.

Crosstraining at Miami University

Mar 2021

Outpost Office will lead a weekend workshop and give a public lecture at Miami University. The workshop will explore real-time networked creativity with participants working collaboratively to produce digital drawings. Patterns produced in the workshop will be painted with GPS-guided robots on the Miami University campus in early May 2021.

Wedge Gallery Digital Exhibition

Mar 2021

Outpost Office has opened a solo digital exhibition at Woodbury University in Los Angeles. The show is online now and can be found here.

Richard F. Hansen Lecture in Architecture

Mar 2021

Outpost Office will give the 2021 Richard F. Hansen Lecture in Architecture later this Spring at Iowa State University.

ACSA Faculty Design Award

Jan 2021

"Drawing Fields" has been recognized with a Faculty Design Award from the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture. The annual awards program recognizes excellence in design from faculty of the ACSA's over 200 member schools.

MacDowell Fellowship

Jan 2021

Outpost Office co-director Ashley Bigham has been awarded a MacDowell Fellowship. MacDowell is a leading contemporary arts organization located in Peterborough, New Hampshire. At MacDowell Bigham will work on a forthcoming publication Fulfilled: Architecture, Excess, and Desire.

Log 50

Jan 2021

Outpost co-Director Erik Herrmann's piece "Role Play," will be published in the forthcoming issue of Log. Log 50: Model Behavior is a thematic issue of the journal that, "interrogates models in this expanded sense: what are their values, their behaviors, and the behaviors they elicit."

A/N Best of Design Award

Dec 2020

Drawing Fields has been awarded Best Temporary Installation of 2020 by Architect's Newspaper. You can learn more about all the winners here.

Drawing Fields at ACADIA

Oct 2020

Drawing Fields is featured in the Conference Exhibition for ACADIA 2020: Distributed Proximities. Ashley and Erik will present the project as part of the virtual exhibition opening in late October.

Drawing Fields in Architect's Newspaper

Sep 2020

An article by Matthew Messner appears in Architect's Newspaper discussing our Drawing Fields installation at the Ragdale Foundation.

Outpost Office Wins Ragdale Ring 2020

Jun 2020

Outpost Office has been selected by the Ragdale Foundation to stage "Drawing Fields" as the 2020 Ragdale Ring. Installation performances will begin on Ragdale's Lake Forest, Illinois campus in late Summer.


May 2020

POOL, the student magazine of the Department of Architecture & Urban Design at the University of California, Los Angeles has invited LA based contributors to join Outpost Office on a discussion about their recent exhibition, "Fulfilled" held at the Knowlton School of Architecture.

Ragdale Ring 2020

May 2020

Outpost Office has been shortlisted for the annual Ragdale Ring Competition.

Woodbury Exhibition - POSTPONED

Apr 2020

Outpost Office will present our first solo show at the Woodbury Gallery in April 2020. The exhibition will feature new work and research on collective housing.

Tallinn Architecture Biennale 2019

Sep 2019

Outpost Office is proud to be part of the Tallinn Architecture Biennale this year as part of the Satellite Program. Another Campo Marzio will be on display in Tallinn, Estonia beginning September 11th.

"Drawing Attention" Exhibition

Sep 2019

Outpost Office is pleased to be featured in the "Drawing Attention" show at the Zaha Hadid designed Roca Gallery in London. The show is curated by Jeremy Ficca, Grace La and Amy Kulper and will coincide with the London Design Festival.

MacDowell Fellowship

Jun 2019

Outpost Office co-director Erik Herrmann has been named a 2019 MacDowell Colony Fellow. His stay at the MacDowell Colony will support new writing and research on architectural color.

Next Progressives

Apr 2019

Outpost Office is featured as Next Progressives in Architect Magazine. Check out Architect Magazine's April issue for our feature.

Surface Magazine

Apr 2019

Outpost Office is one of four practices invited by Surface Magazine to propose alternative visions for the (now cancelled) Amazon HQ2 project in queens.

100% Contemporary: “Audience(s)”

Feb 2019

Outpost Office is one of six invited practices to participate in 100% Contemporary: “Audience(s)”, a workshop and symposium at the School of Architecture & Urban Planning (SARUP) at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. 100% Contemporary: “Audience(s)” is curated by Whitney Moon and Kyle Reynolds. Participants include Dan Adams of Landing Studio, Joseph Altschuler of Could Be Architecture, Sean Lally, Laurel Consuelo-Boughton of Welcome Projects and Andrew Holder of the LADG.

Drawing Codes, Cooper Union

Jan 2019

Outpost Office will be a part of Drawing Codes, Volume II. On Tuesday, January 29th they will participate in a Gallery Roundtable at the The Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture at the Cooper Union with curators Andrew Kudless and Adam Marcus of CCA, Sean Anderson of MOMA, Stephanie Lin, Catie Newell of Alibi Studio, V. Mitch McEwen of Princeton University, and Michael Young of Cooper Union.

44 Low Resolution Houses

Nov 2018

Outpost Office presents Upstate House at the "44 Low-resolution Houses" symposium at the Princeton University School of Architecture curated by Michael Meredith.

Knowlton School

Sep 2018

Outpost Office co-directors Ashley Bigham and Erik Herrmann have been appointed Assistant Professors of Architecture at the Knowlton School at The Ohio State University.

Avery Shorts

May 2018

Outpost Office brings the first season of Avery Shorts to a close with our piece, "Between Character and Type," ruminating on our ongoing Another Campo Marzio project. Read the full piece here and be sure and sign up. Thanks to the editors for the invitation!

Inscriptions: Architecture Before Speech

Jan 2018

Outpost Office is featured in Inscriptions: Architecture Before Speech at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design. The show is curated by K. Michael Hays and Andrew Holder and will be on display at the Druker Gallery until March 11, 2018.


Jul 2017

Outpost co-director Ashley Bigham's fellowship exhibition Safety Not Guaranteed is featured in the July 2017 issue of Metropolis in a feature by critic, author and dean at the Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture at Taliesin and Taliesin West, Aaron Betsky.