Origination and Process

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Title: Origination and Process
Author: Simmons, Marc
Description: Presented on October 17, 2012 from 6:00 pm-7:30 pm in the Reinsch-Pierce Family Auditorium on the Georgia Tech campus. Marc Simmons, founding partner of international design and façade consulting practice Front, is the Thomas W. Ventulett III Distinguished Chair in Architectural Design in the School of Architecture at Georgia Tech. A leading advocate for innovative and critical practice, Simmons has produced seminal works in contemporary architecture including most recently: the China Central Television Headquarters with OMA; the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center with Renzo Piano Building Workshop; the Dee and Charles Wyly Theater with REX; the Yas Hotel with Asymptote; and the Glass Pavilion at the Toledo Museum of Art with Sejima Nishizawa Associates. Prior to establishing Front in 2002, Simmons worked for the international façade engineering practices Dewhurst Macfarlane & Partners and for Meinhardt Façade Technology. Originally trained in architecture, Simmons graduated from the University of Waterloo School of Architecture, Canada, and worked for Foster and Partners. He served as faculty member at Princeton University School of Architecture from 2005 to 2012, conducting graduate seminars on the subject of façade technology and practice, and teaching collaborative design studios. He has also lectured widely on the work of Front. Runtime: 102:12 minutes
Type: Lecture
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1853/45167
Date: 2012-10-17
Contributor: Georgia Institute of Technology. School of Architecture
Relation: School of Architecture Lecture Series
Publisher: Georgia Institute of Technology
Subject: Architecture
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