Thursday, March 1 , 2018
Current Work: Josep Lluís Mateo, Mateo Arquitectura

Josep Lluís Mateo is professor emeritus at ETH Zurich, he has taught at Harvard's Graduate School of Design and the Barcelona School of Architecture.  He has made significant contributions to the field through publishing and teaching as well as design. Early in his career, Mateo spent nine years as the editor of Quaderns d'Arquitectura i Urbanisme, the journal of the Architects' Association of Catalonia. He has since contributed to numerous books and magazines; in 2007 a compilation of his essays was published as Textos Instrumentales. In 2015 he launched BCN Architecture Guide, a mobile app dedicated to design in Barcelona.  

Mateo's built work ranges from multifamily housing in France to office buildings in Germany and the Netherlands. 

1.5 AIA and New York State CEUs

This lecture is co-sponsored with The Architectural League of New York.

Free for all Cooper Union students, faculty and staff, and League members.
Amanda Levete, Current Work:  A Tale of Two Museums, AL_A

Levete trained at the Architectural Association and worked for Richard Rogers before joining Future Systems as a partner in 1989, where she realized ground-breaking buildings including the Media Centre at Lord's Cricket Ground and Selfridges department store in Birmingham. In 2009 Levete founded her London-based practice AL_A. She frequently contributes to radio and television programs and writes for major publications, and has lectured around the world. For over a decade she served as a trustee for influential London nonprofits the Young Foundation and Artangel. A Stirling Prize winner, she was appointed a Commander of the Order of the British Empire in 2017.

1.5 AIA and New York State CEUs

This lecture is co-sponsored with The Architectural League of New York.

Tickets are free for Cooper Union students and faculty with valid ID, and League members.
NADAAA (Nader Tehrani, principal/Arch dean & fac) | Article | "Austin's new public library reflects the city's transformation and energy," THE ARCHITECTS' NEWSPAPER, February 16, 2018 | Article | "For Nader Tehrani, Architecture Is a Universal Language," ARCHITECTURAL DIGEST, February 9, 2018

Anthony Vidler, Arch fac | Lecture | Utopia was always already negative: Ethics and Architecture - Dialogue V, Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz Max-Planck-Institut, January 9, 2018, Florence, Italy  | Gallery Talk | "Aldo Rossi: The Architecture and Art of the Analogous City," Princeton University School of Architecture, February 21, 2018, Princeton, NJ

Lorena del Rio, Arch fac | Article | "Intuition and Humor: Lorena Del Rio on Facing Her Fears, ARCHITEXX, February 1, 2018

Young & Ayata (Michael Young, Arch fac) | Lecture | "Michael Young & Kutan Ayata," Hearst Lecture Series, Winter 2018, Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, College of Architecture and Environmental Design

Pablo Lorenzo-Eiroa, Arch fac | Lecture | Post Ditigal as Design Authorship Expansion, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Puerto Rico (PUCPR) Escuela de Arquitectura, February 23, 2018, Ponce, Puerto Rico | Workshop | Script & Build Workshop, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Puerto Rico (PUCPR) Escuela de Arquitectura, February 24, 2018, Ponce, Puerto Rico    Lecture/Workshop | Architecture In Formation: On the Nature of Information in Digital Architecture, Universidad Central del Este, February 28, 2018, San Pedro de Macoris, Dominican Republic

Eva Franch i Gilabert, Arch fac | Feature | "Here's what the AA's shortlisted director candidates envision for the school (and the field)," THE ARCHITECTS' NEWSPAPER, February 19, 2018  | Article | "Architectural Association announces three candidates for its director shortlist," THE ARCHITECTS' NEWSPAPER, February 14, 2018

Michael Samuelian, AR '95/Arch fac | Article | "Governors Island one step closer to rezoning for development," CRAIN'S NEW YORK BUSINESS, February 14, 2018

Igor Bragado, Arch fac | Article | "Going Fluid," E-FLUX ARCHITECTURE, February 23, 2018

Wes Rozen, AR '05 | Speaker | Subject, Object: Making in NYC, Columbia GSAAP, January 26, 2018, NYC
Daniel Libeskind, AR '70 | Article | "Has Architectural Photography Become Fake News?," AZURE MAGAZINE, February 13, 2018

Toshiko Mori, AR '76 | Lecture | Dialogue in Architecture, FXFOWLE Lecture for Sustainability, Urbanism, and Design, Cornell University School of Architecture, February 28, 2018, Ithaca, NY | Conversation | Toshiko Mori and Dasha Khapalova: The Making of Practice, Cornell University School of Architecture, March 1, 2018, Ithaca, NY

Peggy Deamer, AR '77 | Article | "New Events Series Take Architecture Out of the Classroom," CORNELL UNIVERSITY ARCHITECTURE, ART, PLANNING, January 29, 2018

Elizabeth Diller, AR '79 | Article | "Artist Francesco Vezzoli Creates Limited Edition Cover Featuring Liz Diller, PIN-UP 23, Fall Winter 2017/18 

Michael Morris, AR '89/Arch fac | Speaker | Sleeping in Outer Space, The New School, February 27, 2018, NYC

Natalie Fizer, AR '89 | Host | Sleeping Bodies: Observation, Calibration, and Control, The New School, February 22, 2018, NYC 
| Exhibition and Event Co-organizer | TEST BED: A Modern Abaton, The New School, February 17-March 10, 2018, NYC

Dasha Khapalova, AR '07 | Conversation | Toshiko Mori and Dasha Khapalova: The Making of Practice, Cornell University School of Architecture, March 1, 2018, Ithaca, NY

CALL FOR PROPOSALS | AIANYS Live Webinar Series is seeking presenters interested in coming to our studio in the Albany area to deliver live webinars on-camera to virtual participants. Submit proposals to Barry Westfall. Learn More...

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS | Amps, Kent State University: Alternatives to the Present A Conference on Architecture, Urbanism, Sociology, Development & Planning seeks abstracts focusing on interdisciplinary alternatives to the 20th century's top-down and disciplinary understandings of the urban condition. Deadline: June 5, 2018. Learn More...

CALL FOR PRESENTERS | The Grant Wood Art Colony of the University of Iowa seeks proposals for 18-minute presentations or panels that utilize a similar timeframe per participant that address the topic of Art in Public. Send proposals to: grantwood@uiowa.edu. Deadline: March 1, 2018. Learn More...

CALL FOR DESIGNERS | Wearable Art The University of Iowa Museum of Art and Flyover Fashion Fest invite artists and designers to create works of wearable art to be featured during the 2018 Flyover Fest. Entries should be inspired by a work or works of art in the University of Iowa Museum of Art permanent collection. Deadline: March 7, 2018. Learn More...

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS | Eleven Magazine: MARSTOPIA Ideas and design competition imagines the vernacular design of Mars. Deadline: March 11, 2018. Learn More...

PROJECT SPONSORS | 2019 New York State Council on the Arts Independent Project Grants offer the opportunity for art, architecture, design, and historic preservation professionals to apply for NYSCA Independent Project grants. Offering sponsors:  The Architectural League of New York and   Van Alen Institute. Deadline: March 12, 2018.

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS | CLOG X ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE encourages critique, commentary in any form including images, graphics, diagrams, and/or text submissions from individuals in any field. Deadline: March 15, 2018. Learn More... 

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS | The Melbourne Art Book Fair will bring together international and local publishers and practitioners in a weekend of free talks, book launches, performances, and stalls featuring art, design, architecture and photography publications form around the world. The book fair will take place from March 16 through March 18, 2018. Learn More...

CALL FOR FELLOWS | ArkDes Fellowship (2018-19): Projecting the Future provides four Fellows space and resources to conduct exploratory work for a 6 month-long period (Sept. 2018 through Feb. 2019) in Stockholm. Deadline: March 19, 2018. Learn More...

DESIGN FELLOWSHIP | CUP FELLOWSHIP FOR CHANGE IN DESIGN The Center for Urban Pedagogy is announcing the call for a new initiative to support the development of a pipeline of talented individuals from historically under-represented communities into the design fields. Deadline: March 28, 2018. Learn More...

CALL FOR IDEAS | Urban Design Forum: Work Force invites designs, policy initiatives and creative financing ideas focused on the evolving economy. Deadline: March 30, 2018. Learn More...

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS | Tangible - Intanglible Heritage(s) - Design, Social and Cultural Critiques on the Past, Present and the Future Amps London proposes the political register of 'heritage' in regards to its tangible and intangible influence on our view of the past and orientation towards the future. Submissions from artists, architects, social historians, cultural theorists, planners and urban designers are welcome. Deadline: April 1, 2018. Learn More...

AWARD COMPETITION | NYCxDESIGN Awards celebrates outstanding achievements across major areas of design. Products and New York City-based project submissions are open to all fairs, exhibitors, and firms. Deadline: April 18, 2018. Learn More...

IDEAS COMPETITION | DWELL: Mumbai Mixed Housing arch out loud challenges competition entrants to design a mixed dwelling development on one of the last undeveloped sections of Mumbai's coastline. Deadline: May 1, 2018. Learn More... 

CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS | Global Conference on Applied Physics, Mathematics & Computing invites abstract submissions and proposals for oral presentations, and poster presentations within the thematic range of the conference. Deadline: May 1, 2018. Learn More...


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