Ryan Scavnicky is the founder of Extra Office. The practice investigates architecture’s relationship to contemporary culture, aesthetics, and media to seek new agencies for critical practice. He studied at L’Ecole Speciale d’Architecture in Paris and DAAP in Cincinnati for his Masters of Architecture, and received his Masters in Design Theory and Pedagogy with distinction from SCI-Arc in Los Angeles. Ryan currently serves as the Visiting Teaching Fellow at the School of Architecture at Taliesin, an experimental graduate school located in the Arizona desert. He has previously held appointments at the University of Cincinnati, Kent State University, and SCI-Arc.