Cornell Architecture Post-Professional Masters 2011 Summer Lecture Series
William J. MacDonald is the principal of KOL/MAC LLC, an architecture and design firm he cofounded with Sulan Kolatan. MacDonald is also chair of the Graduate Architecture and Urban Design programs at Pratt Institute’s School of Architecture. The New York City based firm has been internationally acknowledged as a leader in digital architecture and technologically innovative design. In 2004 KOL/MAC LLC represented the U.S. at the International Architecture Biennale in Venice. KOL/MAC LLC projects are represented in the permanent collections of cultural institutions including MoMA in New York, the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris, SFMOMA in San Francisco, and the Architekturmuseum in Frankfurt. KOL/MAC LLC has collaborated with and/or received support from many leaders in their respective fields including Corian and Sentry Glass of DuPont (U.S.), AI Implant of Biotech Industries (Toronto), Alias (U.S.), Merck Chemicals (Germany), Autodesk (U.S.), C-TEK (U.S.), ARUP Advanced Geometry Unit (UK) and others. KOL/MAC LLC continues to be published worldwide, notably, in the New York Times, the Washington Post, Phaidon Press, Rizzoli, GA Houses, Architectural Digest, ACTAR, and other similar publications.