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About


Contact
Founding Director:
Clark Thenhaus
(E) Clark@endemicarchitecture.com
(IG) Instagram


Current Team
Nate Wesseldyk (2015-2018)

Former Contributors
Maya Annotti (2018)
Rajah Bose (2018)
Sofia Anastasi (2015-2017)
Brian McKinney (2015-2017)
Mitchell Price (2016 - 2017)
Trenton Jewett (2016)
Taylor Metcalf (2016)
Sarah Herlugson (2016)
Gina Bugiada (2016)
Katie Donahue (2011-2013 / 2015)
Nate Oppenheim (2013-2015)
Tyler Smith (2013-2015)
Alexandra Bernetich (2014-2015)
Ryan Doidge (2013-2014)
Samantha Okolita (2014)
Danielle Tellez (2014)
Paul Mitchell (2012)
Adam Steinbach (2012)


Endemic Architecture exaggerates, manipulates, abstracts, or otherwise perverts familiar forms, types, and architectural elements in order to solicit alternative forms of social, cultural, and political attention through alternative expressions and architectural experiences.

Endemic Architecture is a full service design office with a record of work spanning  residential, commercial, & instutional projects. Sometimes we work with clients to meet specific needs or wants. Other times we invent our own problems to solve. 

Endemic Architecture:



1. seeks to elicit delight and curiosity with a commitment to the social, cultural, and experiential aspects of  architecture.


2. prefers pluralism and mixed meanings - over fixed messages - that foster novel interpretations and associations. 


3. conveys the particularities affiliated with specific contexts and situations through thoughtful architectural responses.


4. conveys a commitment to the intellectual dimension of architecture and architecture’s received histories, theories, representations, techniques, and forms.


5. engages disciplinary and extra-disciplinary scenarios where architectural work can be meaningfully encountered by a variety of audiences and circumstances.



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Biography
Endemic Architecture is founded and directed by licensed architect, Clark Thenhaus. Thenhaus is a recipient of numerous awards, including the 2015 Architectural League Prize for Young Architects & Designers, a 2014 MacDowell Art Colony Fellow, and was previously the 2013-2014 Willard A. Oberdick Fellow at the University of Michigan Taubman College of Architecture + Urban Planning. His work has been widely published, including in the Wall Street Journal, Fast Company, Project Journal, Thresholds (MIT), POOL (UCLA), and Young Architects 17. Thenhaus is a frequent lecturer and guest critic at architectural institutions in the U.S. and occasionally internationally. Thenhaus is an Assistant Professor of Architecture at the California College of the Arts (CCA) and has previously held teaching appointments at the University of Michigan Taubman College of Architecture + Urban Planning, the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT), University of Colorado, and Otis College of Art and Design. Thenhaus earned his Master of Architecture degree from the University of Pennsylvania where he studied as the recipient of the three-year Fideli Fellowship and was awarded the Dales Scholarship, and a Bachelor of Environmental Design from the University of Colorado at Boulder.










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