MJCrosbie CV

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Dhiru Thadani: Treasurer at International Society of City and Regional Planners

I have had the privilege and benefit of knowing Mike for over 30 years and have always admired his thirst for knowledge and scholarship. He is a rare individual in the profession of architecture, displaying a pluralist viewpoint, and an unparalleled ability to express and communicate his thoughts and ideas in his writings and discussions.

Kevin Matthews: Community Leader in Lane County, Oregon

At ArchitectureWeek we have the privilege of working with many great contributors. Among dozens of really excellent architectural journalists, Michael J. Crosbie stands out as a true star. When we have a tough, high-profile editorial assignment to cover, we hope that Michael is available to handle it. In addition to clear, powerful writing and expert knowledge of architectural subjects, he is always a consummate professional and a pleasure to work with. Michael is that special, rare, talented, and dedicated writer and editor who makes the job of publishing an international design magazine seem easy.

Barbara Howington:  Freelance Writing and Editing Professional

Michael is a very personable and talented writer and editor and a true pleasure to work with. I have worked with him as a contributor to the publication Faith & Form, for which he is Editor. I’ve always found Michael to be engaging, knowledgeable and helpful and I look forward to working with him again.

Anthony Amenta:  Principal, Amenta Emma Architects

Michael J. Crosbie should be an inspiration to all architects, and those hoping to enter our challenging field. He embraces the profession and immerses himself deeply into the issues the rest of us can only be casually exposed to. His excellent journalistic style is matched by his insightful and unselfish treatment of the material.

William Carpenter, FAIA, PhD:  Professor with Tenure at Southern Polytechnic State University

Michael J. Crosbie is one of the most important authors and educators in the US. His writing and criticism has set a high bar for us all.

John Connell:  Architect, Educator, Builder, Illustrator

Michael Crosbie is a disarmingly nimble thinker who has covered the architectural landscape from design books for children to dissertations on design/build.

Barbara Nadel, FAIA: Principal, Barbara Nadel Architect, Author, Building Security, Security Consultant, Writer

Michael J. Crosbie has inspired countless readers, writers, editors, architects, academics, and students around the world with his substantial professional contributions. His vast knowledge of architecture, extensive research credentials, and highly respected editorial expertise for books and magazines are reflected in his prolific body of published work. Mike is generous and inspiring as an editor, and it was a pleasure collaborating with him.