In collaboration with the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and the Cal Poly LA Metro Program in Architecture and Urban Design, Caroline Bos, co-founder and Principal Urban Planner of UNStudio (www.unstudio.com), will speak about recent architectural, infrastructural and masterplan projects carried out by UNStudio. She will also introduce UNStudio’s Urban Unit and the approach to knowledge sharing recently adopted by the practice to enable the development, application and dissemination of practice related research.
Bos studied Art History at Birkbeck College of the University of London and Urban and Regional Planning at the Faculty of Geosciences, University of Utrecht. In 1988 she co-founded Van Berkel & Bos Architectuurbureau with architect Ben van Berkel. In 1998 she co-founded UNStudio (United Net), a network of specialists in architecture, urban development, and infrastructure with offices in Amsterdam, Hong Kong, and Shanghai. Bos was awarded an Honorary Professorship at the University of Melbourne’s Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning in 2012.
With over 20 years of international building experience, UNStudio’s pivotal projects include: the Mercedes-Benz Museum in Stuttgart (Germany 2006), the large scale mixed-use project Raffles City in Hangzhou (China 2008-2015), the Galleria Department Store in Seoul (2005), the private family house VilLA NM in Upstate New York (USA 2007), the Agora Theatre in Lelystad (NL 2007) and the Erasmus Bridge in Rotterdam (NL 1996).
Tickets required | $15 general admission; $10 LACMA, Cal Poly alumni, and AIA members; $5 seniors 62+ and students with ID.
Tickets: 323 857-6010 or purchase online (http://www.lacma.org/event/caroline-bos)
Introduced by Stephen Phillips, AIA, PhD, Principal of Stephen Phillips Architects (SPARCHS) and professor, director, Cal Poly LA Metro Program in Architecture and Urban Design (California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo)
Photo Credit (Left to Right):
Arnhem Central Transfer Terminal. ©MOKA / UNStudio
Burnham Pavilion. ©Christian Richters / UNStudio
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TitleUNStudio to Lecture at LACMA October 27th 7pm
FromOctober 27, 2015 07:00 PM
UntilOctober 27, 2015 08:30 PM
VenueLACMA, Bing Theater
Address5905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036