University Senior Lecturer, Department of Architecture, University of Cambridge
Michael Ramage is a University Senior Lecturer in the Department of Architecture at the University of Cambridge. His specialties include designing and building structural masonry spans using traditional techniques and new materials.
Michael collaborates in a building practice that includes the structural design, analysis, and construction of the tile-vaulted domes. His recent projects include the Pines Calyx in Dover, England, and at Mapungubwe National Park in South Africa. He recently held a fellowship in the engineering firm of Conzett Bronzini Gartmann AG, Chur, Switzerland.
He has led workshops on timbrel vault building techniques at MIT and the University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada. While at MIT, he was a research assistant with ArchNet.org and the Aga Khan Trust for Culture to catalogue important Islamic buildings in Anatolia. In addition to an MArch from MIT, he has a B.A. in Geology from Carleton College. He held a Fulbright fellowship to Turkey in 1995-96, and was recently the recipient of MIT's Marvin E. Goody award and a Boston Society of Architects research grant. He is a member of Sigma Xi, the scientific research society.