Thursday, Oct 24, 2019

Sciame Lecture Series: Jean-Pierre Pranlas-Descours

Architecture and Landscape


Thursday, Oct 24, 2019

5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

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

Headshot of Jean Pierre Pranlas-Descours, looking at the camera.

Jean-Pierre Pranlas-Descours, architect, urban planner, author and professor of architecture, has developed a permanent work on the articulation of scales, defining himself as an architect of the territory.  From the drawing of shelves to furniture in a library to the project of a large metropolitan area, Jean-Pierre Pranlas-Descours inscribes his work in a continuity of thought creating situations in which people thrive.   

In order to serve this ambition, all projects are linked by a reflection on the materiality through which all architectural thought is embodied.  Everything is a subject of architecture, light, materials, thresholds, and continuities.  Primarily as an architect, Pranlas-Descours develops his activity in built buildings, drawn territories, theoretical writings and a teaching activity centered on the architectural project as a creative process.  Professor Pranlas-Descours will be teaching as a Visiting Professor in the fall 2019 semester at the Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture.   


Introduction by Assistant Professor, Sean Weiss


All lectures are free, open to the public, and held 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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