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Tod Williams and Billie Tsien: 'Head/Hand' Lecture

Tod Williams and Billie Tsien: 'Head/Hand' Lecture
The Barnes Foundation, Philadelphia by TWBTA / © Michael Moran
The Barnes Foundation, Philadelphia by TWBTA / © Michael Moran

Taking place Wednesday, October 24th, at Cooper Union in New York, Tod Williams and Billie Tsien will be delivering their ‘Head/hand’ lecture highlighting their current work. Co-sponsored by The Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture of The Cooper Union as part of the program put on by the Architectural League, the body of work presented ranges from large cultural institutions to new skating rinks for Brooklyn’s Prospect Park, the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment at Princeton University, and the recently awarded commission to design the New Embassy Compound in Mexico City. “To see architecture as profound optimism” is the foundational principle behind the work of Tod Williams and Billie Tsien. The husband-and-wife firm began working together in New York in 1977, establishing their firm nine years later in the same Central Park South studio where they work today. For more information, please visit here.

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Cite: Alison Furuto. "Tod Williams and Billie Tsien: 'Head/Hand' Lecture " 16 Oct 2012. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/279825/tod-williams-and-billie-tsien-headhand-lecture/> ISSN 0719-8884

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