Lacaton & Vassal lecture

French architects Anne Lacaton and Jean Philippe Vassal find affordable ways to create generous spaces.

May 31, 2018

Recorded on September 12, 2017.

Current Work is a lecture series featuring leading figures in the worlds of architecture, urbanism, design, and art.

For their Current Work lecture, Anne Lacaton and Jean Philippe Vassal of Paris-based firm Lacaton & Vassal discuss work including multifamily housing and art centers. Prioritizing generosity, economy, and sustainability, they provide building users with light, air, and pleasurable space.

In this video, they present projects including:

The lecture is introduced by David Leven, a founding partner of LEVENBETTS, and followed by a conversation with Rosalie Genevro, executive director of The Architectural League.



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