This week is a conversation with the architect Filip Tejchman about the recent book by Michael Pollan ‘How to Change Your Mind, What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression and Transcendence’.
Filip Tejchman, Principal of Untitled Office, is an Assistant Professor in the School of Architecture and Urban Planning at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. His work and research, examining the intersection of Architecture, Energy, and Culture, has been awarded a Graham Foundation Grant, and his writing has appeared in the Journal of Architectural Education, the Praxis Journal of Writing+Building, ARPA, RM1000, and Volume.
Tejchman received his B.Arch from the California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo and an M.S. from Columbia University. Prior to joining UWM, he was a Visiting Professor at MIT, Pratt Institute, and Columbia University. At UWM Tejchman is Co-Director of the Institute for Ecological Design, and in addition to teaching in the undergraduate and graduate design studios, he lectures on environmental control systems and building technology.