Nader Tehrani to lecture at ASA International Forum in Bangkok

Courtesy of NADAAA

Nader Tehrani, a principal and founder of NADAAA, a practice dedicated to the advancement of design innovation, inter-disciplinary collaboration, and an intensive dialogue with the construction industry, will be delivering a lecture at the ASA Forum in on April 29. He also is a professor and the head of the Department of Architecture at MIT School of Architecture and Planning. As the founding principal of , Nader Tehrani’s work received many prestigious awards, including the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Award in Architecture, the American Academy of Arts and Letters Architecture Award, the United States Artists Architecture and Design Award, and thirteen Progressive Architecture Awards. More information on the event can be found here.

MIT’s Festival for Art Science and Technology ‘FAST Light’

Liquid Archive, Courtesy of NADAA

MIT’s Festival for Art Science and Technology will culminate this weekend May 7th and 8th with FAST Light, a series of innovative site specific installations around the MIT campus and along the Charles River. Installations by MIT Department of Architecture Head, Nader Tehrani (founder and principal of Office dA and of the newly formed NADAAA), Professor Sheila Kennedy (Principal of Kennedy & Violich Architecture), and Professor Meejin Yoon (Principal of  and ) are among the final river front projects that will light up the night along the river this Saturday and Sunday in front of Killian Court at MIT.

More information, photographs, and videos following the break

Hinman Research Building / office dA and Lord, Aeck & Sargent

Courtesy of Georgia Tech COA

The Hinman Research Building, originally designed by P.M Heffernan in 1939 who later served as director of Georgia Tech’s School of Architecture from 1956-1976, recently has undergone a $9.5 million restoration, rehabilitation and adaptive reuse. Office dA in collaboration with Lord, Aeck & Sargent adapted the freestanding research facility to include graduate level architecture studios, computer labs and interdisciplinary research labs among others.

Events will be held today to mark the grand opening of the Hinman Research Building starting at 4pm in the Reinsh-Pierce Auditorium with a lecture from the architects, Nader Tehrani of and based Lord, Aeck & Sargent‘s Jack Pyburn, FAIA. Following the lecture a ceremony and reception will be held from 5-7pm at the Hinman Research Building.

Architects: office dA and Lord, Aech & Sargent
Location: Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Construction Manager: The Beck Group
Project Area: 35,000 sqf
Project Year: 2011
Photographs: Courtesy of Georgia Tech COA

Georgia Tech’s Hinman Research Building Grand Opening

March 30th will mark the grand opening for the Hinman Research Building, Georgia Tech’s College of Architecture (COA) $9.5 million restoration, rehabilitation and adaptive reuse of the historic building.

Events being at 4pm in the Reinsh-Pierce Auditorium with a lecture from the architects, Nader Tehrani of office dA and Atlanta based Lord, Aeck & Sargent‘s Jack Pyburn, FAIA. Following the lecture a ceremony and reception will be held from 5-7pm at the Hinman Research Building.

Designed in 1939 by P.M. Heffernan, architect and later director of Georgia Tech’s School of Architecture (1956-1976), the 35,000 sqf building has been artfully preserved and revitalized in collaboration between Lord, Aeck & Sargent’s Historic Preservation Studio and office dA as the architects and The Beck Group as construction manager.

This can’t miss event is free and open to the public!  Guests will have a chance to attend the lecture, tour the building, meet the architectural and construction team, and view an exhibition detailing the advanced technology used in the design and construction process. RSVP is required by TODAY, Friday March 25th.

Donghia Designers-in-Residence Lecture by Nader Tehrani and Sharon Johnston

Otis College of Art and Design presents the 2010-2011 Donghia Designers-in-Residence lecture: Nip Tuck Diptych, a Combined Perspective on Geometry and Perspective, by Nader Tehrani (NADAAA) and Sharon Johnston (JOHNSTONMARKLEE).

The lecture will take place this Thursday 27, at 7:30pm at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), Downtown . The lecture is free and open to the public. For more information, click here.