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Visiting Lecture | Miquel Adrià: Arquine

Monday, February 3, 2020, 7 - 8:30pm

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Miquel Adrià is an architect from the School of Architecture of Barcelona and a Ph.D. Architecture from the Universidad Europea de Madrid. In 1994 he moved to Mexico, and since then combines practice, teaching and criticism. He has published more than thirty books on Mexican and Latin American architecture. He is the director of Arquine and the MEXTRÓPOLI Architecture and City Festival. He is director of the School of Architecture at CENTRO.

This event is open to current Cooper Union students, faculty, and staff. Room 315F.

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