Student Lecture Series | Go Hasegawa: Human and Building

Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 6:30 - 8:30pm

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Go Hasegawa earned a Master of Engineering degree from the Tokyo Institute of Technology in 2002 and worked at Taira Nishizawa Architects before establishing Go Hasegawa & Associates in 2005.  He has taught at Tokyo Institute of Technology, the Academy of Architecture of Mendrisio, Oslo School of Architecture and Design, UCLA and GSD Harvard. 

In 2015, he received his PhD in Engineering from the Tokyo Institute of Technology. Hasegawa is the recipient of numerous awards, including the 2008 Shinkenchiku Prize and selection as one of the ten 2014 AR Design Vanguard architects. His new monograph has published from El Croquis.

Go Hasegawa (1977) amazed the architecture world with the way he fuses indoor and outdoor space with each other. In his practice, Go Hasegawa always strives to explore new possibilities and relationships between different realms and builds new connections. In his design process Hasegawa thinks in architectural elements-- such as the attic, the courtyard, the terrace, the floor, etc. He is attracted to the search e type elements because they are anonymous and have a long history. 
Hasegawa believes that the purification of the architectural element is an opportunity to get close to the life of man.  In his projects he is looking for a new vision of life by mastering the ratio of these architectural elements.

This event is open to current Cooper Union students, faculty, and staff. Room 215F.

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