Wendy Cox teaches courses in architectural history and theory and design studios focusing on cultural critique.
Wendy Cox is a Professor of Architecture at Norwich University and a registered architect since 1996 with a private practice, studio twentyseven, located in Warren, Vermont, and Vinalhaven, Maine. Her dual research areas are developing theories connecting the physical sciences with the architectural discipline and the before and beginning of the historic mid-twentieth century historic firm The Architects Collaborative, focusing on work by early female architects. In addition, she teaches modern architectural history and theory and design studios and seminars examining social justice and resilient design through cultural critique. She has been a guest critic for SCI-Arc, Dartmouth College, École Nationale Supérieure d'Architecture de Paris-La Villette, UMass Amherst, Smith College, Marywood, RISD, and the Cranbrook Academy of Art and a Visiting Assistant Professor in Middlebury College's Architectural Studies program. She received her undergraduate degree from Miami University, Master of Architecture degree from the University of Colorado, Denver, and Post Graduate EDGE Master of Design Theory and Pedagogy degree from SCI-Arc, Los Angeles. Several publications recognize her participation as an intern with Eisenman Architects. Her entry received an award in the Women in Military Service for America competition with her boards exhibited at the National Building Museum in Washington D.C. and archived at the completed building. She received a research fellowship at the Wolfram Science Summer Program at Brown University. She initiated the study of 3D branching with surface envelope and furthered this project through an artist residency at the Vermont Studio Center in Johnson, Vermont. Realizing through her practice what she teaches in her classes, she is currently transitioning a 2006 shipping container into a two-bedroom home in Vermont.