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Arthur Wrigglesworth

Arthur Wrigglesworth
Associate Professor
BTech, March, OAA
416-979-5000 ext. 556506

Areas of Specialization

Architectural design theory (arts and culture, digital technologies)

Architectural design practice

Architectural design education

Architecture and social issues


Year University Degree
1989 Southern California Institute of Architecture MArch
1986 Toronto Metropolitan University BTech

Selected Courses

Course Code Course Title
AR8101 Studio in Critical Practice
AR8103 Studio in Collaborative Practice
ASC 520, ASC 620 Integration Studio
ASC 621 Tectonics and Materiality

Selected Works

  • Progressive Architecture Award - First Prize (1991; Open House, Malibu, CA; Coop Himmelblau)
  • Progressive Architecture Award – Citation (1990; Arts Park L.A. Theatre Complex, Los Angeles, CA; Morphosis and Coop Himmelblau)
  1. FISH_BOWL LAB Digital Tools to Conceive, Communicate and Realize Architectural Ideas; Fabrication: Examining the Digital Practice of Architecture, ACADIA 2004, 410-411
  2. Architecture|music|acoustics: Proceedings of the 2006 conference, Toronto Met Embodied Architecture Lab, June 2006, Ripley, C., Polo, M., Wrigglesworth, A., eds.
  3. In the place of sound: Architecture|Music|Acoustics, Cambridge Scholars Press, 2007, Ripley, C. with Polo, M. & Wrigglesworth, A., eds.
  4. Project: Hybrid Globe, CODAmagazine Collaboration of Design + Art, September 2016, Wrigglesworth, A., Ghiyaei, M., Samimi, M. 485
  1. Canadian Design Research Network (2005-2008; council member)
  2. Regent Park Community (2004-2008; member, revitalization committee)
  3. Beaches Community (2004-2006; member, Lyall Avenue Heritage Conservation District Committee)
  4. Yonge Street Mission (2001-2008; member, vice-chair of the board of directors)
  5. Yonge Street Mission (1997-2008; member of real estate development committee)
  • Architect licensed in Ontario (and in California until 2004)
  • Arthur Wrigglesworth, Architect (1998-present)
  • Wrigglesworth Twichell Collaborative (1994-1997)
  • Wrigglesworth Collaborative (1990-1994)
  • Can This Plan Ever Get on the Ground? Bernstein, F. Metropolitan Home, July 1990, 35.
  • Coop Himmelblau; Free Spirit in Architecture, St. Martin’s Press, New York, 1992, 64-75 (Open House, Jasmac Bar Building, Rehak House, Osaka Folly).
  • Candice Bergen’s Canyon Retreat. Haldeman, P. Architectural Digest, November 1994, 138-147.