Brandon Clifford is currently the Belluschi Lecturer at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology as well as Principal at Matter Design. Brandon received his Master of Architecture from Princeton University in 2011 and his Bachelor of Science in Architecture from the Georgia Institute of Technology in 2006. From 2006–09 he worked as project manager at Office dA in both Boston and New York. Brandon also served as editor of Pidgin Magazine from 2009–11, the 2011-12 LeFevre Fellow at OSU Knowlton School of Architecture, and the founder of the Malleablist Movement in architecture. In 2011 Brandon was awarded the prestigious SOM Prize in architecture and urban planning.