MIRACLES is Viola Ago.
Viola Ago is an architectural designer, educator, and practitioner. In 2018, she founded MIRACLES Architecture. She is currently serving as the Christos Yessios Visiting Professor at the Ohio State University Knowlton School of Architecture. She has most recently taught at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design, Rhode Island School of Design, the Southern California Institute of Architecture, and the Taubman College of Architecture where was the 2016-2017 William Muschenheim Design Fellow. She earned her Master of Architecture degree from the Southern California Institute of Architecture in Los Angeles, and a Bachelor of Architectural Science from Ryerson University in Toronto. Prior to teaching, Viola worked as a lead designer in the Advanced Technology Team at Morphosis Architects in Los Angeles. Viola’s work has been exhibited in Los Angeles, Ghent NY, San Francisco, Columbus, Ann Arbor, and Cincinnati. Her written work has been published in Wiley’s AD Architectural Design Magazine, Routledge’s Instabilities and Potentialities Book, Sci-Arc’s Offramp, Acadia Conference Proceedings, TxA Emerging Design and Technology Journal, JAE Journal, Architect’s Newspaper, Archinect, among others. Viola is currently holding a residency at the Autodesk Build Space in Boston, as well as a University Design and Research Fellowship with Exhibit Columbus.