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Andrew Zago / Zago Architecture

Gui Auditorium / Knowlton Hall
January 31, 2018 - 5:30pm

Andrew Zago will lecture Knowlton Hall’s Gui Auditorium at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, January 31. The talk is free and open to the public. Zago is partner and founder of Zago Architecture, has over thirty years of professional experience in architecture, urbanism, and education. He currently teaches at the Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc) and is the coordinator of their Visual Studies program. Zago is also currently a Clinical Professor at the School of Architecture, University of Illinois Chicago (UIC).

In 1987, Zago founded AKS RUNO in Los Angeles with Bahram Shirdel and later, Shirdel Zago Kipnis with Bahram Shirdel and Jeffrey Kipnis. In 1991 he established Zago Architecture in Detroit. From 2003 to 2007 he was the founding director of the Master of Architecture program at the City College of New York, and he has also taught at Cornell University, the University of Michigan, UCLA and The Ohio State University. He frequently lectures, and his work has been exhibited in Berlin, New York, Detroit, Princeton and Los Angeles.

Zago is a fellow of the American Academy in Rome and a member of the National Register of Peer Professionals of the General Services Administration in Washington. He is a recipient of both an Academy Award in Architecture from the American Academy of Arts and Letters and a Fellowship Grant from the United States Artists organization. Zago is a licensed architect in the State of California and Michigan. He received a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Michigan and a Master of Architecture from Harvard University.