Politics, Economics and (experimental) Architecture

12:00 — 13:30
General Staff Building, Lecture hall 6/8 Palace sq., St. Petersburg

Eva Franch and Gilabert is the architect, curator, teacher and the professor of experimental art, the first woman director and the youngest head of the famous London school of the Architectural Association, which graduates, including Zaha Hadid, Rem Koolhaas and other stars of world architecture, can easily fill the alley with professional fame; will give a lecture on “Politics, Economics and (Experimental) Architecture” as part of the section “Creative Environment and Urban Studies” at the VIII St. Petersburg International Cultural Forum.

Since 2010, Eva Franch is the chief curator and executive director of the New York gallery Storefront for Art and Architecture. In 2014, the US State Department selected Ms. Franch and her OfficeUS project to present the United States Pavilion at the 14th Venice Architecture Biennale. Eva Franch i Gilabert was a jury member of international competitions and a member of several nomination and advisory boards, including the Hong Kong Design Trust, Ideas City, Wheelwright Award, Princess Margriet Award of the European Cultural Foundation, + Pool, YAP PS1-MoMA in New York etc.

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