Emilio Ambasz (*1943 in Argentina) studied at Princeton University where he completed the undergraduate program in one year and gained a master’s degree in architecture just a year later. From 1969 to 1976, he was curator of design at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, where he directed and installed exhibitions on architecture and industrial design. Ambasz was president of the Architectural League for two terms, from 1981 to 1985. Between 1966 and 1969, he taught at Princeton University’s School of Architecture and was a visiting professor at the Hochschule für Gestaltung in Ulm, Germany. Since then, he has lectured at many major American universities. Ambasz holds a number of industrial and mechanical design patents and has received numerous industrial design awards.