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Alejandro Zaera-Polo

2007-08 Herbert Baumer Distinguished Visiting Professor Lecture
November 14, 2007 - 5:30pm

Alejandro Zaera-Polo of Foreign Office Architects will present the 2007-08 Herbert Baumer Distinguished Visiting Professor Lecture as part of the KSA Lecture Series.

The lecture will take place on Wednesday, November 14, 2007 at 5:30 PM in the Knowlton Hall Auditorium.

Alejandro Zaera-Polo studied architecture at the E.T.S. of Architecture in Madrid and at Harvard University Graduate School of Design. From 1991-1992 he worked with the Office for Metropolitan Architecture in Rotterdam and in 1992 he established Foreign Office Architects (FOA) with Farshid Moussavi. Foreign Office Architects received the first prize in the Yokohama Port Terminal competition in 1996. Since then they have been involved in a range of different projects, including Blue Moon Dwelling Unit and Temporary Railway Station Canopy in Groningen; Auditorium Park in Barcelona; La Villa Joyosa in Spain, and an office complex in Amsterdam. Zaera-Polo contributes regularly to leading architectural journals such as El Croquis, A.D., and Quaderns. He has been a unit master at the AA in London and a visiting critic at Princeton University, Columbia University and the Berlage Institute.