Thursday, Sep 28, 2017

Sciame Lecture Series: Carl Fredrik Svenstedt

Rocks, Paper, Scissors


6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture
141 Convent Avenue
New York, NY 10031
Sciame Auditorium (107)


Faculty Intro: Julio Salcedo-Fernandez, Associate Professor, Chair

Carl Fredrik Svenstedt was born in Stockholm and grew up in Montreal. He holds degrees from Harvard University and the Yale School of Architecture, and founded his Paris office in 2000.

Carl Fredrik Svenstedt Architects experiment with process, habitat typology and construction techniques. Their designs are based on material, for architecture is about thinking, but also about making.

Svenstedt is Associate Professor at the Lille School of Architecture, after having taught for many years at the Ecole Spéciale d’Architecture in Paris. He has also taught at the Confluence Institute for Innovative Strategies in Lyon, and leads an annual workshop at the Münster School of Architecture in Germany.

He is the recipient of the International Stone Architecture Award, the Architectural Review’s Emerging Architecture Award, the WAN House of the Year Award, and the French Lauriers Prize for Timber Construction.

Selected Bibliography: Fall 2017 Lecture Series: “Transdisciplinary”


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.

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