In Two Days Tomorrow will be Yesterday
Date: Tuesday 27 November 2012
Venue: Lecture Hall
Image © Clemens Fabry
Wolf Prix cofounded Coop Himmelb(l)au in 1968. He studied architecture at the Vienna University of Technology, the Architectural Association of London, and the Southern California Institute of Architecture in Los Angeles. After teaching abroad he responded to a call as professor of the University of Applied Arts Vienna in 1993 where he served as Vice-Rector, Head of Studio Prix and Dean of the Institute for Architecture. Among other decorations Wolf D. Prix received several academic awards including the “Annie Spink Award for Excellence in Architectural Education” for his commitment to teaching and training, the “RIBA Jencks Award: Visions Built” for major contributions to the theory and practice of architecture as well as the Austrian Decoration of Honour for Science and Art for his outstanding creative achievements.
The architectural designs of Wolf D. Prix, Design Principal and CEO of Coop Himmelb(l)au, have been highly acclaimed and featured in many publications, museums and collections worldwide. Among the recent projects are the Musée des Confluences in Lyon, France; the House of Music in Aalborg, Denmark; the European Central Bank’s new headquarters in Frankfurt am Main, Germany; the Busan Cinema Centre in Busan, South Korea and the Dalian International Conference Centre in Dalian, China.
Please note that this lecture is not a ticketed event, but entry to the Lecture Hall will be on a first-come-first-served basis only. Once the Lecture Hall is full, any remaining audience members will be redirected to the New Soft Room, where the lecture will be available to view on video relay. The event will also be streamed live at http://www.aaschool.ac.uk/live/ and available to view later online.
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