Emmett Zeifman

Emmett Zeifman Faculty Portraits 188 S
Design Studio, Visual Studies

Emmett Zeifman is an architectural designer and critic, originally from Toronto, Canada. With Alfie Koetter, he directs the practice Medium, based in Los Angeles and New York. He is a founding editor of the journal Project. At SCI-Arc, he teaches design studio and visual studies at the graduate and undergraduate levels. Zeifman holds an M.Arch from the School of Architecture at Yale University, where he received the George Nelson Scholarship. In 2013-14, he was the Yale Bass Scholar in Architecture at the University of Cambridge, where he completed an M.Phil with Distinction (First-Class) in Architecture. He received his B.A. with Honors (First-Class) in English Literature from McGill University. His writing has appeared in ProjectLog, Off-Ramp and elsewhere, and he served as co-editor of the recent Yale publication Rethinking Chongqing: Mixed-Use and Super-Dense. With Constance Vale, he designed the Central Hub, a temporary pavilion for the widely acclaimed experimental opera Hopscotch.