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Lecture: Clara Solá-Morales

Event Date: 
October 24, 2018 - 2:00 PM
Location: 
Storrs Lecture Hall

Clara Solá-Morales of the architecture firm Cadaval + Solá-Morales presents the lecture, “Building Void.” The lecture is free and open to the public.

Cadaval & Solà-Morales was founded in New York City in 2003 and moved to both Barcelona & Mexico City in 2005. The studio operates as a laboratory in which research and development are key elements of the design process. The objective of the firm is to create intelligent design solutions at many different scales, from large projects to small buildings, from objects to city fractions. The studio has won numerous awards including the Bauwelt Prize (Munich), the Young Architects Prize from the Catalan Institute of Architects (Barcelona), the Design Vanguard Award (New York), a Mention of Honor for Young Architects from the IX Spanish Architecture Biennale (Madrid), The Silver Medal of the XI Mexican Architecture Biennale in two different occasions (Mexico City), the Prize of the Ibero American Architecture Biennale (Cadiz), the International FAD Prize 2016 (Barcelona) the Spotlight Prize 2016 (Houston) and the Emerging Voices Award (2017) from the Architectural League of New York. 

Clara Solà-Morales is a licensed architect with a degree in Architecture from the Barcelona's School of Architecture, ETSAB, UPC, and holds a Master in Architecture (MArch II) from Harvard University. She is an associate professor at the Barcelona School of Architecture, ETSAB, UPC. Clara has been Visiting professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Associate professor at the school of Architecture at the Rovira y Virgili University, as well as professor and Head of Graduate Studies at the Barcelona Institute of Architecture (BIArch). She is a PhD candidate for the Barcelona School of Architecture, ETSAB, UPC.

Pictured: TDA House, Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca, Mexico