Mario Carpo is Reyner Banham Professor of Architectural History and Theory at UCL the Bartlett School of Architecture, University College London. His research and publications focus on the relation between architectural theory, cultural history, the history of media and information technology. His publications include The Alphabet and the Algorithm (MIT Press, 2011) – a history of digital design theory, Architecture in the Age of Printing (MIT Press, 2001), and a series of essays and articles published in Log, Perspecta, Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians, Grey Room, L’Architecture d’aujourd’hui, Arquitectura Viva, AD/Architectural Design, Abitare, Lotus International, and Arch+. Previously a tenured associate professor in France and a professor at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, he has taught in Europe and in the United States, including Cornell University, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Williams College, and has been a scholar in residence at the Getty Research Institute and at the American Academy in Rome. From 2002 to 2005, Prof. Carpo was the head of the Study Centre at the Canadian Centre for Architecture in Montreal and he was the Vincent Scully Visiting Professor of Architectural History at the Yale School of Architecture from 2010 to 2014.