with Amale Andraos & Sebastien Marot

What role does education take on today and which are its responsibilities and capacities in the future? In the fourth talk of the seminar week, Amale Andraos (Dean of the Columbia Graduate School of Architecture) and Sebastien Marot (Professor at the École d’Architecture de Paris-Est) discuss the future of architectural education.

Amale Andraos is a New York-based architect, Dean of the Columbia Graduate School of architecture (Planning and Preservation) and co-founder and principal of the New York City architecture practice WORKac. An architect and educator committed to design research, Andraos’ writings have focused on climate change and its impact on architecture and on the question of representation in the age of global practice. Recent publications include We’ll Get There When We Cross That Bridge, The Arab City: Architecture and Representation and 49 Cities. WORKac, a New York-based firm, focuses on projects that reinvent the relationship between urban and natural environments. The firm has achieved international acclaim for the RISD Student Center, the Beirut Museum of Art in Lebanon and a Net-Zero library for North Boulder Colorado.

Sebastien Marot is a Professor at the École d’Architecture de Paris-Est and guest professor at the EPFL and GSD Harvard. He holds a Master’s degree in Philosophy and a PhD in History. He has written extensively on the genealogy of contemporary theories in architecture, urban design and landscape architecture. He was Editor-in-chief of Le Visiteur from 1995 to 2002 and more recently of Marnes (since 2010) and has authored several books, including ‘Sub-Urbanism and The Art of Memory’ (2003) and ‘Taking the Country’s Side: Agriculture and Architecture’ (2019).

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The Architecture Foundation presents a week of seminars from 19-22 October 2020 curated by Studio Adam Caruso at ETH Zürich exploring the architecture of crisis. Invited speakers include Carolyn Steel, Summer Islam,  Paloma Gormley and others in the disciplines of architecture, politics and economics. Across 9 talks over 4 days, panelists will be asked to reflect upon the unit's posed question: What is Next?

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30th Anniversary Event

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Caruso St John Architects celebrates 30 years in practice with a new website, Instagram, and a special online event hosted by the Architecture Foundation.

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Museum Leuven

19 October 2020 – 18 April 2021

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M Leuven presents a major retrospective of the work of the artist Thomas Demand, featuring two works made by the artist in collaboration with Caruso St John: The unrealised Nagelhaus and the soon to be built pavilion at the headquarters of fabric manufacturers Kvadrat in Ebeltoft, Denmark.

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Adam Caruso contributes an article to the October Issue of Domus, outlining how on the failure of architecture to address the imbalances of contemporary life has motivated him to look again, in practice and with students at the ETH, at the ideological and programmatic promises of modernism.

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