Friday, March 28, 2014
06:30pm - 08:00pm
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Piper Auditorium, Gund Hall, 48 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA
Free and open to the public
Adjaye Associates has completed projects at a variety of scales, from residential to commercial, civic architecture, and master plans. Its institutional and cultural projects include the Moscow School of Management (2010), the Nobel Peace Center in Oslo (2005), the Museum of Contemporary Art in Denver (2007), the Idea Stores on Chrisp Street (2004) and Whitechapel (2005) in London, and neighborhood libraries as well as the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of African American History and Culture on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. A member of RIBA and Honorary Fellow of the AIA, awarded the OBE in 2007, David Adjaye has received numerous awards and exhibited at the São Paulo Biennial (2003) and Venice Biennale (2002 and 2005). Previously the Kenzo Tange design critic at Harvard GSD (among other teaching positions), Adjaye is architect of the Ethelbert Cooper Gallery of African and African American art at the Hutchins Center, scheduled to open in Cambridge in fall 2014.
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