Craig Borum established Ply Architecture in Ann Arbor, MI in 1999 as a collaborative design studio. His work at Ply has received numerous AIA Honor Awards as well as an Architect Magazine R+D Award and an American Architecture Award from the Chicago Athenaeum and most recently a citation from Architect Magazine 59th Annual P/A Awards Program. In 2007, Ply was named one of "101 of the World's most exciting new architects" by Wallpaper* Magazine. Borum was a recipient of the Architectural League of New York Young Architects Forum Award in 2006. His work has been published in numerous journals and monographs including Architecture Magazine, Architectural Record, Metropolis, l'Architecture d'Aujourd'hui, Ottagono, A+T, Damdi Press, Azure, Urban Spaces - Squares and Plazas, 1000x Architects of the Americas, Young Americans, Advanced Interior Design, Conceptual Diagrams and Advanced Public Design.
Mr. Borum is from Portsmouth, Virginia and received his architectural training from the University of Virginia. He is a Professor at the University of Michigan where he served as Director of the Master of Architecture Program from 2010- 2012.
He has also taught visiting studios at the Southern California Institute of Architecture and the University of Cincinnati. He has served on design juries and lectured at a number of institutions including SCI-Arc, the University of Virginia, MIT, Yale, Tulane, the University of Pennsylvania, the University of Minnesota, the University of Cincinnati, the University of Illinois Urbana-Champagne, University of Colorado, University of Detroit Mercy, the University of Illinois Chicago as well as internationally in Italy, the Netherlands and Argentina.