Lecture: Paul Lewis, "Manual of Section"
Paul Lewis is a Principal at Lewis.Tsurumaki.Lewis (LTL) Architects based in New York City. He is currently an Associate Professor and Associate Dean at Princeton University School of Architecture, where he has taught since 2000. He received a BA from Wesleyan University and a M.Arch from Princeton University. His New York based firm has completed academic, institutional, residential and hospitality projects throughout the United States. LTL received a 2007 Cooper-Hewitt National Design Award, has received multiple AIA design awards and exhibited in Rising Currents at the Museum of Modern Art. Their recent built work includes Arthouse, a contemporary art center in Austin, Texas; Steeplechase Pier at Coney Island; a new administrative campus for the Claremont University Consortium in Claremont, California; and projects at Cornell University, New York University and Columbia University. The firm’s designs and drawings been exhibited around the world, including the U.S. Pavilion at the 2004 Venice Architecture Biennale, and are part of the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, and Carnegie Museum of Art. LTL Architects are the authors of Intensities (2013), Opportunistic Architecture (2008) and Situation Normal....Pamphlet Architecture #21 (1998). Their newest book is entitled Manual of Section, an analysis of the history and typology of section in architecture. Paul is a Board Member of the Architectural League of New York and a Fellow of the American Academy in Rome.
An exhibition opening reception for Manual of Section will immediately follow the lecture in the Taubman College Gallery.