Paul Preissner runs Paul Preissner Architects; a pretty good office located in Oak Park, Illinois. Along with Paul Andersen he is the commissioner and co-curator of the Pavilion of the United States at the 17th International Architecture Exhibition – la Biennale di Venezia.
He received a master’s of architecture from Columbia University and a bachelor’s of science in architecture from the University of Illinois. He has taught at the University of Pennsylvania, Syracuse University, the Southern California Institute of Architecture, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and served as the Hyde Chair at the University of Nebraska. Paul is an Associate Professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago School of Architecture.