Martin Summers has two decades of experience across a variety of project types and scales. After founding PLUS-SUM Studio in 2012, his first project was recognized as part of the 2013 AIA Emerging Professionals Exhibition in Washington, D.C. At the 8th IDA International Design Awards three projects received five awards, including the top prize “Architectural Design of the Year 2014.” Summers is an assistant professor of architecture at the University of Kentucky College of Design, where he leads advanced studios focused on iterative digital processes and teaches electives in high performance building envelopes. He is committed to education and an open, engaging dialogue around contemporary practice.
Previously, Summers worked 10 years at Morphosis Architects in Santa Monica. He received his Master of Architecture from UCLA, and his bachelor’s in architecture from the University of Kentucky College of Architecture, now the College of Design.