Mark Pimlott is assistant professor of architectural design and lectures in Interiors Buildings Cities, having joined the department of architecture as visiting professor of practice in 2002. In parallel with his teaching, he writes and conducts research, largely on the public interior, and is a member of the Situated Architecture research group. He is the author of Without and within: essays on territory and the interior (Rotterdam: episode publishers, 2007); In passing (Heijningen: Jap Sam Books, 2010), and The Public Interior as Idea and Project (Heijningen: Jap Sam Books, 2016). A Walk from here to an other will be published in 2023 (Naples: Thymos Books). He is currently writing a dissertation, Means to a beginning (2024), on attitudes brought to the practice of architecture through reconciling readings and approaches pertinent to phenomenology, material culture and representation.
Mark Pimlott's research interests are the public interior; the public interior in relation to the urbanised environment; representation in architecture, environments for the visual arts; visual arts practices pertinent to architecture; photography.
Mark Pimlott studied architecture at McGill University (BSc(Arch)), Montréal and the Architectural Association, London (AADipl (Hons)); and visual arts at Goldsmiths' College, University of London (MA). Among academic positions, he taught at the Architectural Association as unit master in the intermediate and diploma schools, and has been guest lecturer and critic at many institutions. He was appointed visiting professor in relation to practice at TU Delft (2002-2006), Politecnico di Milano school of design (2014), and Politecnico di Milano school of architecture (2016). He has been assistant professor of architectural design at TU Delft since 2009.
Appeared in: Um-bildung
Mark Pimlott: Without and Within
Appeared in: Arch-ive: the books behind the buildings, Edition 2, no. 2
Appeared in: Free Market
Lo Spazio di tutti / Everyone’s Space
Appeared in: Abitare, issue 574, p. 37
Puck and Pip restaurant in The Hague, Netherlands
Appeared in: Almost Nothing - 100 Artists Comment on the Work of Mies van der Rohe