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Theme: "Architecture and the spread of ideas"

This event occurred on
April 12, 2011
6:00pm - 8:00pm EDT
(UTC -4hrs)
New York, NY
United States

Come and explore “Architecture: Now and Later”

Renowned architects Joshua Prince-Ramus and Bjarke Ingels, whose firms were recently named among the top 5 in Fast Company’s Most Innovative in Architecture 2011, will join us to host a discussion about the forces that influence their current projects. Prince-Ramus and Ingels are both former TED speakers and will couple their talks with presentations from a select group of budding architects from the Graduate School of Architecture at Columbia University.

The Standard Hotel
New York, NY
United States
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Joshua Prince-Ramus

Prince Ramus is an American architect. Prince-Ramus is Principal of REX, an internationally acclaimed architecture and design firm based in New York City. REX recently completed the AT&T Performing Arts Center Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre in Dallas, Texas and the Vakko Fashion Center and Power Media Center in Istanbul, Turkey. Current work includes Museum Plaza, a 62-story mixed-use skyscraper housing a contemporary art center in Louisville, Kentucky.

Bjarke Ingels

Bjarke Ingels is a Danish architect. He heads the architectural practice Bjarke Ingels Group which he founded in 2006. In his designs, Bjarke Ingels often tries to achieve a balance between playful and practical approaches to architecture. Ingels was named one of Fast Company;s 'Most Creative People' of 2010 and his newest project for Durst Fetner Residential at 57th Street along the West Side Highway is indeed quite BIG on urban references: Manhattan skyscrapers against courtyard gardens and parks.

Organizing team

Julianne
Wurm

New York, NY, United States
Organizer