Constructing Hope in the New York Times

Jun 2024

The New York Times has published an exhibition review of Constructing Hope: Ukraine, co-curated by Outpost Office co-director Ashley Bigham. Critic at large Jason Farago writes, "There’s a high-spirited, highly welcome exhibition right now in New York that maps Russia’s attacks against Ukraine as also a war against the built environment, and the manners in which architects, designers and ad hoc collectives are fighting back in brick and mortar." Read more here.

Constructing Hope: Ukraine

May 2024

Outpost Office co-director Ashley Bigham is a co-curator (with Sasha Topolnytska and Betty Roytburd) of Constructing Hope: Ukraine at the Center for Architecture in New York. Constructing Hope: Ukraine presents the work of over a dozen participants currently applying architectural thinking to support Ukraine’s short- and long-term reconstruction efforts. 


Apr 2024

Outpost Office has been selected to exhibit at the 10th annual Concéntrico: International Festival of Architecture and Design in Logroño, Spain. The installation is commissioned in partnership with Iker Gil of MAS Context and will debut at the festival opening on April 25, 2024. Learn more about the festival here.

Lecture at FAU Architecture

Mar 2024

Outpost Office will present a public lecture at Florida Atlantic University School of Architecture. Many thanks to Director Joseph Choma for the invitation.

Color Block No. 2 at Wexner Center

Nov 2023

Color Block No. 2 is an incremental and mobile installation of large-scale furniture at the Wexner Center. The furniture will occupy spaces inside and outside the Wexner Center through Spring 2024.

Lecture at Clemson University

Nov 2023

Outpost Office will deliver the Richard O'Cain Lecture at Clemson University School of Architecture as a part of the school's Third Place public lecture series. The series, "showcases a diversity of speakers with varying positions regarding the notion of Third Place, ranging from critical practices or theoretical proposals, to historical analysis."

Drawing Fields No. 7 at the Wexner Center

Aug 2023

Outpost Office has completed installation of Drawing Fields No. 7 at the Wexner Center for the Arts. The pattern provides a respite and alternative to the rigorous geometry of the nearby Wexner Center for the Arts, weaving vibrant threads of color to activate the neutral grid with loose wefts and warps.

Color Block No. 2 at the Wexner Center

Jul 2023

Outpost Office has been commissioned by the Wexner Center for the Arts for a series of installations throughout the 2023-2024 academic year. The roving environment will activate in-between spaces both inside and outside the Wexner Center to conceptually and physically challenge institutional boundaries. "The Wexner Center for the Arts is The Ohio State University's multidisciplinary, international laboratory for the exploration and advancement of contemporary art."

Loghaven Artists in Residence

Jul 2023

Outpost Office has been awarded an Arist Residency at Loghaven. "Loghaven Artist Residency’s mission is to serve artists by providing them with a transformative residency experience and continued post-residency support. The residency is located on ninety acres of woodland in Knoxville, Tennessee. Artists live in five historic log cabins that have been both rehabilitated and modernized to create an ideal setting for reflection and work, and they have access to new, purpose-built studio space."

Headlands Artists in Residence

May 2023

Outpost Office has been awarded a Artist in Residency Fellowship at the Headlands Center for the Arts, located in the Marin Headlands just north of San Francisco. While at the Headlands, we will be experimenting with drawings and other forms of media to consider multiple timescales in the built environment.

Jefferson University Lecture

Jan 2023

Outpost Office will present Timeful Architecture, a lecture at Jefferson University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on Monday, January 30th.

Drawing Fields No. 6 in NYRA

Sep 2022

Outpost Office's installation at Art Omi is discussed by Phillip Denny and Charles Weak in this month's New York Architecture Review.

Image courtesy NYRA

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.


Aug 2022

In collaboration with the New York Review of Architecture, Outpost Office is releasing a limited edition print entitled "Nebometer." Attributed to Horace-Bénédict de Saussure and Alexander von Humboldt, the cyanometer is an instrument for measuring sky intensity. This nebometer (from nebo, the Ukrainian word for sky) includes a spectrum of hues sampled from depictions of Ukrainian skies as painted, rendered, or photographed by 22 Ukrainian artists. All sales proceeds benefit the Kharkiv School of Architecture, a university establishing new standards for architectural education in Ukraine. Learn more about the project here.

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.