Matthew Soules


Assistant Professor

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201C – Lasserre





M.Arch, Harvard University
BA, University of British Columbia


Matthew teaches design studios and the Research Methods course. He is a licensed architect in Canada and the United States, and the director of Vancouver-based architecture, urban planning, and research firm, Matthew Soules Architecture. MSA has received numerous awards including the Architectural Institute of British Columbia’s Emerging Firm Award in 2010.

Matthew’s research interests include the intersection of ecology and design, and questions of architecture’s relationship with popular culture and politics. His writing has been published in magazines and journals including Harvard Design Magazine, Praxis, Azure, Canadian Architect, Topos, and 306090. He has been a guest critic at numerous institutions including MIT, the Rhode Island School of Design, and Harvard. Prior to starting his own practice, he worked on a diverse range of projects throughout the world for architecture firms in Vancouver, Boston, Rotterdam, and New York City.