Malcolm Woollen has been a licensed architect for 25 years, practicing in Indiana and Pennsylvania. As a private practitioner, he has undertaken residential and planning projects. As an employee of Venturi, Scott Brown Associates and Woollen, Molzan and Partners, he worked on institutional projects including the Benjamin Franklin Bridge Lighting, the Princeton Faculty Club, and the Dartmouth Concept Plan.
He has taught at Ball State University and Penn State. He is the director, producer, and co-writer of a film on the first rural historic district in Indiana called Taking the High Ground.
Woollen's published articles include "Bernard Lassus’s Nimes-Caissargues Rest Area: A Garden for Non Dwellers," "Woodland Cemetery: A Collective Memorial," and “Les Jardins d’ÉOLE: Extending the Picturesque.” He is author of Erik Gunnar Asplund: Landscapes and Buildings to be published by Routledge in 2018.