Orval and Andreina Sifontes Lecture
A reception will be held prior to the lecture in the Favrot Lobby at 5pm. The lecture will begin at 6pm. This event is free and open to the public. AIA credits will be offered for this lecture.
The Uncertain Future Life of Our Buildings
Iñaqui Carnicero is an architect and educator. His academic experience includes 12 years of teaching at E.T.S.A.M. and 4 years at Cornell University as the Gensler Visiting Professor and as a Visiting Assistant Professor. Since 2012, he has also run the office Rica Studio with partner Lorena del Rio.
He was recently awarded with the Golden Lion at the Venice Architecture Biennale 2016 as co-director of the Spanish Pavilion for the design and the curation of the exhibition ”Unfinished.” Carnicero has won several international competitions and completed projects, including CEU Polytechnic University, Social housing in Vallecas 29, a High School in Albacete, the restoration of an Arab tower in Guadalajara, Hangar 16 Matadero-Madrid at the former Slaughterhouse of Madrid, and the Pitch´s house.
His work has been recognized with the AIANY Housing Award 2015, Design Vanguard Award 2012, Hauser Award 2012, Emerging Architecture Award Architectural Record 2011, Rome Prize at the Royal Spanish Academy 2009, COAM Award 2012, FAD Architecture and Public Opinion Award 2012 and shortlisted for the BSI University of Mendrisio 2007.
He has also been the director of “Symmetries,” an architecture platform that relates Roman and contemporary strategies in the city. His Ph.D. dissertation focuses on Louis Kahn and Robert Venturi’s discoveries and connections with Rome.