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2009-2010

Perimeter Projects Studio Lecture 1: Farshid Moussavi

09/17/09
A+A Auditorium (Rm 2104)
Art + Architecture Building

Farshid Moussavi is Professor in Practice in the Department of Architecture, Harvard University Graduate School of Design. She trained at Harvard, University College London, the Bartlett School of Architecture, and Dundee University. Prior to establishing the London-based firm Foreign Office Architects (with Alejandro Zaera Polo) in 1992, she worked with the Renzo Piano Building Workshop in Genoa and the Office for Metropolitan Architecture in Rotterdam. Recognized as an outstanding and committed teacher, bringing a strong intellectual rigor to the discourse on architecture, she has been a visiting professor at UCLA, Columbia, Princeton, and at several architecture schools in Europe; she was also the Kenzo Tange Visiting Design Critic at the GSD in spring 2005. She taught for eight years at the Architectural Association in London and was the head of the Institute of Architecture at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna, where she taught from 2002 until 2005. Foreign Office Architects (FOA), is recognized as one of the most creative design firms in the world, deftly integrating architecture, urban design, and landscape architecture in their projects.


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