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Renowned architect Eisenman to lecture Oct. 12
Renowned architect Eisenman to lecture Oct. 12October 01, 2007Mary Kate O’Brienmcobrien@syr.edu
Internationally recognized architect and educator Peter Eisenman will speak at the Syracuse University School of Architecture on Friday, Oct. 12, at 4:30 p.m. in the main auditorium of the school’s home, The Warehouse, 350 W. Fayette St. The lecture, “After Derrida, there are No Corners,” is part of Syracuse Architecture’s Homecoming Weekend activities. The lecture is free and open to the public. For information on parking at The Warehouse, call (315) 443-8238.
Eisenman is the recipient of the 2004 Lion D’Or from the Venice Biennale and received the Stone Lion (first prize) for his Romeo and Juliet project at the Third International Architectural Biennale in Venice. Eisenman was the founding director of the Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies and editor of “Oppositions,” a journal of critical architectural writing. His projects have been exhibited at museums and galleries around the world. One of his most recent works is the “Memorial for the Murdered Jews of Europe” in Berlin.
Eisenman was the first Irwin S. Chanin Distinguished Professor of Architecture at The Cooper Union in New York City. He also taught at Cambridge, Princeton, Ohio State and Harvard universities. Eisenman is currently the Louis I. Kahn Visiting Professor at Yale University. He is the author of “House X” (Rizzoli, 1983) and “Fin diOu T Hous” (Architectural Association, 1985), among other books.
Eisenman holds a bachelor of architecture degree from Cornell University, a master of architecture degree from Columbia University, and masters and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Cambridge. He received an honorary doctorate of fine arts at SU’s Commencement in May 2006.
For more information, contact Mary Kate O’Brien, communications manager of the School of Architecture, at (315) 443-2388 or firstname.lastname@example.org.