Tuesday, February 04, 2014
06:30pm - 08:00pm
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Piper Auditorium, Gund Hall, 48 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA
Free and open to the public
Note: at the speaker's request, this lecture will not be webcast. Seating is first come, first served.
Born in Kanagawa, Japan, Junya Ishigami graduated from Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music with an MFA in architecture in 2000 and joined the office of Kazuyo Sejima & Associates that same year. He founded his office, junya.ishigami+associates, in 2004; in 2010 he became an associate professor at Tohoku University. The office has won several awards, including the AR Award for Emerging Architecture (2008), the Bauwelt Prize 2009 for KAIT Workshop, and the Golden Lion for the Best Project of the 12th International Architecture Exhibition of the Venice Biennale for “Architecture as Air: Study for Chateau la Coste” (2010). This lecture considers remarkable projects from the early years of the office until recently.
In conjunction with the exhibition "Another Nature," on view in the Main Gallery of Gund Hall through March 9.
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