Lecture: Lydia Kallipoliti
Mission Galactic Household (Emerging Voices Lecture)
Lydia Kallipoliti is a practicing architect, engineer and theorist. Kallipoliti holds a Diploma in architecture and engineering, a SMArchS in building technology from MIT and a PhD in history/theory from Princeton University. Her research focuses on material experimentation, recycling and the intersection of cybernetic and ecological theories in the twentieth century. Kallipoliti is the editor of “EcoRedux: Design Remedies for a Dying Planet,” a special issue of Architectural Design (AD) magazine and the founder of EcoRedux, an innovative online non-profit educational resource for ecological experiments in the postwar period. EcoRedux online received an honor at the 14th International Webby Awards and a silver medal in theW3 awards by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences. Her design and theoretical work has been published internationally including Log, Domus, Praxis, Architectural Design, the Journal of Architectural Historians, The Cornell Journal of Architecture, Abitare, Thresholds, The Journal of Architectural Education Pidgin, 306090 and other publications. Kallipoliti is currently an assistant professor at Syracuse University and a Visiting Professor at the Cooper Union, where she is the Feltman Chair in Lighting; she is the principal of ANAcycle a design and writing studio in New York.