Michael Carroll is a tenured associate professor at Kennesaw State University in Marietta
(Atlanta), Georgia. Prior to this appointment he was an Assistant Professor at Syracuse
University. He is a registered Canadian architect. He is a founding partner of atelier
BUILD, a design/build firm based in Montreal. Atelier BUILD was awarded the Canadian
Professional Prix de Rome of Architecture in 2004.
Michael Carroll is the founder and director of MAT_LAB at Kennesaw State University, a materials library, lab and exhibition space. His research focuses on materiality in contemporary architecture with a focus of material expressions of under-represented communities.
As Principle Investigator (PI) he is the architectural designer of the KSU Mini-Pavilion at the Cobb County Safety Pavilion. Together with Dr. Billy Kihei (Co-PI 1) they lead the charge to constuct the pavilion and use it as a site for off-campus research as well as a 'classroom' to instruct elementary students on the interconnection between safety and sustainability.