Emerging Voices Night 2

March

(L) AGENCY | Photograph from “Border Dispatches” showing New Mexico’s Otero County Processing Center. Credit: AGENCY; (R) Fernanda Canales and Claudia Rodríguez | Bruma House, Mexico State, Mexico, 2017. Credit: Rafael Gamo

Emerging Voices 2018

Ersela Kripa and Stephen Mueller, AGENCY, El Paso
Fernanda Canales, Mexico City

Introduced by Sunil Bald

1.5 AIA and New York State CEUs

The second evening of the annual Emerging Voices lecture series.

Emerging Voices spotlights individuals and firms based in the United States, Canada, or Mexico with distinct design voices and the potential to influence the disciplines of architecture, landscape architecture, and urbanism.

AGENCY was founded in 2010. Partners Ersela Kripa and Stephen Mueller use research, publication, and design to explore broad-ranging issues such as material ecology, government policy, and ethics. Recent projects include Fronts, a research project and book focusing on the relationship between military doctrine and informal urbanism; Breach, which explores the simulated environments developed to train military and security forces; and Border Dispatches, a series of Architect’s Newspaper articles about the U.S.–Mexico border.

Fernanda Canales grew up in Mexico City, where her eponymous firm was founded. She believes “architecture is about creating connections between people, territories, and history.” Recent projects include Bruma House (with Claudia Rodríguez), a residence divided into different modules organized around a central patio, with each location based on views, orientation, and vegetation; Reading Rooms, flexible community spaces that can be built by residents of low-income neighborhoods; and The Monterrey School of Higher Learning in Design, a new campus on the city’s outskirts.

Sunil Bald is a co-founding Principal of the New York-based studioSUMO and a past Emerging Voices winner in 2010. After an initial term as Louis I. Kahn Visiting Assistant Professor at Yale, Bald has continued to teach design studios and visualization at the School. He served on this year’s Emerging Voices committee.

Time & Place
Thursday, March 8, 2018
7:00 p.m.
SVA Theatre
333 West 23rd Street
New York, NY
Tickets
GET TICKETS by registering on Eventbrite. Emerging Voices 2018 lectures are free for Architectural League members and $10 for non-members. Non-members may begin to reserve tickets a week in advance of the lecture. Not a member? Join today.
Support
Emerging Voices is generously supported by Elise Jaffe + Jeffrey Brown. The Emerging Voices program is also supported by the Next Generation Fund of The Architectural League. Architectural League programs are additionally supported, in part, by public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.




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