Event
The Role of Architecture in the Age of Anthropocene
Cullinan Lecture and Seminar Series
Sep. 24, 2018
5:30pm to 6:30pm
Farish Gallery, Anderson Hall

Kenneth Frampton, Ware Professor of Architecture at GSAPP, Columbia University (New York), joins us for the lecture "The Role of Architecture in the Age of Anthropocene" at 5:30 p.m. in Farish Gallery. 

Kenneth Frampton is Ware Professor of Architecture at Columbia GSAPP, where he has taught since 1972. He was trained as an architect at the Architectural Association School of Architecture, London and has worked as an architect and as an architectural historian and critic. In addition to Columbia, Frampton has taught at a number of leading institutions including the Royal College of Art in London, the ETH in Zurich, the Berlage Institute in Amsterdam, EPFL in Lausanne and the Accademia di Architettura in Mendrisio. 

Kenneth Frampton is the author of many publications and is currently at work on an expanded fifth edition of Modern Architecture: A Critical History

Frampton teaching was the subject of the 2017 exhibition "Educating Architects: Four Courses by Kenneth Frampton" at the Canadian Centre for Architecture, where his archive is held. Metropolis Magazine named him a Gamechanger in January 2018. Frampton will be recognized with the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement at the 2018 Venice Biennale for Architecture. 

The Cullinan Lecture and Seminar Series is made possible through the generous support of the Cullinan endowment and the Betty R. and George F. Pierce Jr., FAIA, Fund. 

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