School of Architecture Lecture Series: Bill Sharples

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    • Wednesday February 29, 2012
      5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
  • Location: Reinsch-Pierce Family Auditorium
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Lucie Andre, Georgia Tech School of Architecture


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Full Summary: Sharples' firm SHoP Architects is considered a "master of post-boom buildability" as it seeks to reinvent the business model of architectural practice.

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William Sharples is a Founding Principal of SHoP Architects and SHoP Concstruction, established in 1996 and 2007, respectively. Mr. Sharples holds a Bachelor of Archectural Engineering (five year professional degree) from Pennsylvania State University, and a Mast of Architecture from Comlumbia University (1994) where he graduated with Honors for Excellence in Design. He has lectured, exhibited, and been published internationally. Prior to enrolling at Columbia Univeristy, Mr. Sharples worked in Construction as a Structural and Project Engineer for George Hyman Construction in Bethesda, Maryland. Mr. Sharples is currently serving as Louis I. Khan Assistaint Visiting Professor for Architectural Design at the Yale School of Architecture. From 2001 to 2004, he served as an adjunct Assistant Professor at Parsons School of Design where he taught design studio and Construction Technology. He is a registered architect in the States of New York and New Jersey.

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