Valerio Olgiati: T. Gordon Little Lecture Series in Imagination

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    • Tuesday November 17, 2009
      5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
  • Location: Reinsch-Pierce Family Auditorium
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Teri Nagel
College of Architecture
Contact Teri Nagel
404-385-2156

Summaries

Summary Sentence: Olgiati is considered a master contemporary architect.

Full Summary: Olgiati has produced head-turning buildings and building proposals that are considered masterpieces of contemporary architecture and have been published widely in the world’s most prominent architectural journals and monographs.

Valerio Olgiati (1958) is fast becoming one of the most important contemporary architects. He has produced a series of head-turning buildings and building proposals that are considered masterpieces of contemporary architecture and have been published widely in the world’s most prominent architectural journals and monographs. His major projects include the school in Paspels, the Yellow House in Flims, house K+N in Wollerau, the new University in Lucerne, a house in Sari d’Orcino Corsica, a small house in Rottenburg Germany, the project for Lake Cauma in Flims, a house for musician Bardill in Scharans and the museum for the Swiss National Parc in Zernez Switzerland. Olgiati operates an architecture office in Flims, Switzerland, and he teaches architecture design as a full professor at the Accademia di Architettura, Università della Svizzera Italiana. He has held visiting professorships at the Architecture Association in London, the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich, and at Cornell University in Ithaca, N.Y. He has recently accepted the prestigious Kenzo Tange Chair and Professorship at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design.

T. Gordon Little Lecture Series in Imagination
All lectures at 6:00 p.m. in the newly renovated Reinsch-Pierce Auditorium
247 Fourth Street NW
Contact: Teri Nagel 404-385-2156

The T. Gordon Little Lecture Series in Imagination was established in honor of celebrated Atlanta interior designer T. Gordon Little (1915-2004). The series will celebrate Little’s unwavering pursuit of imaginative design and his remarkable generosity of spirit. Free and open to the public, thanks to a generous grant from the T. Gordon Little Foundation.

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Architecture, contemporary architecture, Lectures
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  • Created By: Teri Nagel
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  • Created On: Aug 3, 2010 - 6:37am
  • Last Updated: Oct 7, 2016 - 9:50pm