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Maryland Institute College of Art & Tulane School of Architecture

Jonathan Taube

Jonathan Taube practices in the fields of Architecture, Sculpture, and Urban Theory. He holds a Master in Architecture from the Tulane University School of Architecture and a Bachelors of Fine Arts in Interdisciplinary Sculpture from the Maryland Institute College of Art.

In 2010, Taube was awarded the Marburg Travel Fellowship to research the how the Prickly Pear Cactus became a shared totem in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and a study on defensive architecture used in public and private spaces.

In 2015, he was awarded the Goldstein Fellowship for his research on the architecture of the US/Mexico border where he documented and ports of entry and other objects of control from the Gulf of Mexico to the Pacific Ocean. His thesis, A Wider Border, based on widening of the physical and legal border space and how the political rhetoric in the 2016 presidential campaign may impact the Architecture of the Border.

Jonathan Taube

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