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Gui Auditorium / Knowlton Hall
March 21, 2018 - 5:30pm

Wonne Ickx will present a lecture titled "Building to find out." in Knowlton Hall’s Gui Auditorium at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 21. The talk is free and open to the public. Ickx will talk about recent projects of PRODUCTORA and a book the studio is working on as part of the Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize for emerging architects. In 2006, Ickx cofounded PRODUCTORA in Mexico City with Abel Perles, Carlos Bedoya and Victor Jaime. Ickx is also a cofounder of LIGA, Space for Architecture, an independent platform that promotes emerging Latin American architects.

PRODUCTORA has won many awards for its work, including the Architectural League Prize for Young Architects in 2007, the Emerging Voices Award in 2013 and the Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize for Emerging Architects in 2016. Ickx has taught at the Academy of Architecture in Amsterdam, UCLA, the Illinois Institute of Technology, Harvard and at several universities in Mexico. He holds degrees in architecture and civil engineering from the University of Ghent and a master’s degree in urban development from the University of Guadalajara.