Cristina Goberna / Fake Industries Architectural Agonism
Cristina Goberna will lecture in Knowlton Hall’s Gui Auditorium at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 5. The talk is free and open to the public. Goberna is a practitioner architect and critic, although she prefers to be known as a master fencer. She is co-founder of Fake Industries, Architectural Agonism, an architectural practice based in Barcelona and New York, awarded with the 2009 Young Architects Forum Prize of the Architectural League of New York and winner of the Europan competition in 2003, 2005, 2009 and 2012.
As a Fulbright Fellow she was awarded an MS in Advance Architectural Design by the Graduate School of Architecture Planning and Preservation of Columbia University and as a Caja Madrid Fellow, an Advance Architectural Research Certificate by the same school. She completed her Bachelor in Architecture at the University of Seville, and is currently a PhD candidate in the School of Architecture of Barcelona where she develops her dissertation “From Pan to Europan or the Construction of the European Union Urban Imaginary”, in 2010-2011 she was a visiting scholar at the NYU Institute of Fine Arts (IFA) in NYU.
Her work has been exhibited internationally and her projects and writings have been published widely. Currently, she is Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Graduate School of Architecture Planning and Preservation in Columbia University.