Architectures of Transition | Tatiana Bilbao: Domestic Imaginaries — Platforms for social change
Tuesday, September 20, 2022, 6:30 - 8:30pm
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This lecture will be conducted in-person in room 315F and through Zoom.
In this lecture Tatiana Bilbao will speak on her exploration, experimentation and research focusing on domestic environments as they relate to her vision and pedagogy. Bilbao will present examples of her theories applied to various projects.
The presentation will be followed by a conversation moderated by Elisa Iturbe.
Tatiana Bilbao began her eponymous studio in 2004 with the aim of integrating social values, collaboration and sensitive design approaches to architectural work. The work of the office intersects with research allowing to design for diverse circumstances and in reconstruction or crisis scenarios. Prior to founding her firm, Bilbao was an Advisor in the Ministry of Development and Housing of the Government of the Federal District of Mexico City, during this period she was part of the General Development Directorate of the Advisory Council for Urban Development in the City.
Bilbao holds a recurring teaching position at Yale University School of Architecture and has taught at Harvard University GSD, AA Association in London, Columbia University GSAPP, Rice University, University of Andrés Bello in Chile, and Peter Behrens School of Arts at HS Dusseldorf in Germany. Her work has been published in The New York Times, A + U, Domus, among others.
Also, Bilbao has been recognized with the Kunstpreis Berlin in 2012, was named in 2010 as an Emerging Voice by the Architecture League of New York, the Global Award for Sustainable Architecture Prize by the LOCUS Foundation in 2014, as well as the Impact Award 2017 Honorees for ArchitzierA + Awards, the Marcus Prize Award 2019, Tau Sigma Delta Gold Medal of 2020, and the Honorary Fellow of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) in 2021, in 2022 she was the recipient of the Neutra Award for her career achievements and Architect of the Year by the AW Foundation in Germany among others.
Elisa Iturbe is Assistant Professor at the Cooper Union. Her research is currently focused on the relationship between energy, power, and form and her writings have been published in AA Files, Log, Perspecta, Antagonismos, New York Review of Architecture, and more. Iturbe is also co-founder of Outside Development, a design and research practice.
This event is free and open to the public. Registration is required.
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