Thursday, Apr 6, 2017
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Sciame Auditorium (Room 107)
141 Convent Avenue
New York, NY 10031
Introduction: Michael Sorkin
Neil Spiller is Hawksmoor Chair of Architecture and Landscape and Deputy Pro Vice-Chancellor of the University of Greenwich, London prior to this he was Dean of the School of Architecture, Design and Construction and Professor of Architecture and Digital Theory at Greenwich University. Before this he was Vice-Dean and Graduate Director of Design at the Bartlett School of Architecture, University College London.
He guest edited his first AD, Architects in Cyberspace in 1995 (with Martin Pearce) followed in 1996 by Integrating Architecture (1996), Architects in Cyberspace II (1998), Young Blood (2000), Reflexive Architecture (2002), Protocell Architecture with Rachel Armstrong (2010) and Drawing Architecture (2013). Neil’s numerous books include Cyberreader: Critical Writings of the Digital Era (2002), Digital Dreams - The Architecture of the New Alchemic Technologies (1998) and Visionary Architecture – Blueprints of the Modern Imagination (2006). He is on the AD editorial Board. He is internationally renowned for his drawn architectural design work which has been published and exhibited on many occasions worldwide and is in many collections. Since 1998, he has produced the epic COMMUNICATING VESSELS project. His new book Surrealism and Architecture: A Blistering Romance was published in October 2016 by Thames and Hudson.
All lectures are free, open to the public, and held at 6:30 pm in the Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture Sciame Auditorium. Continuing Education Credit for registered New York architects is available.
Lecture series sponsored by Sciame . . . Where Building Is an Art.