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18:30 - 20:30 24 January 2011

Bernard Tschumi with Sir Peter Cook

Location

Christopher Ingold Auditorium | Christopher Ingold Building (link Map)
20 Gordon Street | London | WC1H 0AJ | United Kingdom

Open to: Academic | Alumni | Public | Student
Admission: Free
Ticketing: Open

Speaker information

Bernard Tschumi, Architect, Bernard Tschumi Architects, Bernard Tschumi is widely recognized as one of today's foremost architects. First known as a theorist, he drew attention to his innovative architectural practice in 1983 when he won the prestigious competition for the Parc de La Villette. Since then, he has made a reputation for groundbreaking designs that include the new Acropolis Museum; Le Fresnoy National Studio for the Contemporary Arts; the Vacheron-Constantin Headquarters; The Richard E. Lindner Athletics Center at the University of Cincinnati; and architecture schools in Marne-la-Valle, France and Miami, Florida, among other projects. The office's versatility extends to infrastructure projects and master plans. Major urban design projects recently executed or in implementation under Tschumi's leadership include master plans for Mediapolis in Singapore, a new Media Zone in Abu Dhabi , and the Independent Financial Centre of the Americas in the Dominican Republic.

Iconic architect Bernard Tschumi will lecture on his projects past and present - followed by a dialogue with Professor Sir Peter Cook.


Contact

Sebastian Craig
020 7679 4642 | s.craig@ucl.ac.uk


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