Michael A. McClure
School of Architecture and Design
Interim Dean, College of the Arts
Office: Fletcher Hall, Room 206
Professor McClure joined the faculty in the School of Architecture and Design in 2001. In 2011 he was awarded the UL Lafayette Distinguished Professor Award. He holds a MArch degree from Columbia University and a BA in Architecture from Washington University in St. Louis.
He has taught at Pratt Institute in New York and at Tulane and LSU here in Louisiana. Throughout his tenure at UL Lafayette, McClure has made significant contributions to the architecture program winning advising awards and initiating studies with his students into ways of integrating architecture with the specific conditions of coastal wetlands.
He and his wife, Ursula Emery McClure, partners in the firm emerymcclure architecture, received the prestigious Gorham P. Stevens Rome Prize for Architecture in 2008.
For more about his private practice visit their website.
Publications and Recent Research
- 2012 “nuova Ostia antica.” d3:dialog>assemble, International journal of architecture and design, New York. co-authored with Ursula Emery McClure.
- 2008 “Luxury of Languor.” Writing Urbanism: A Design Reader. Douglas Kelbaugh and Kit Krankel McCullough eds. Washington DC: ACSA Press, co-authored with Ursula Emery McClure
Research Design Work and Citations:
- 2010 , Ryker, Lori. “studiEAUX Wetland Workshop” Journal of Architectural Education, Volume 64, Issue 1, pages 121-128, September 2010.