WORKac, Edible Schoolyard at P.S. 216, Gravesend, Brooklyn. Photo credit: Bruce Damonte.

Ruth Kahn Lynford Lecture: Amale Andraos

October 20, 2016
6p Reception, 6:30p Lecture
Steinberg Auditorium

Amale Andraos, dean of Columbia University's Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation (GSAPP) and co-founder of WORKac, a New-York based architectural and urban practice with international reach, will deliver the Ruth Kahn Lynford Lecture, titled Five Year Plans.

In addition to Columbia, Andraos has taught at universities including Princeton University School of Architecture, Harvard Graduate School of Design, University of Pennsylvania School of Design, and American University of Beirut. Her publications include Architecture and Representation: The Arab City, 49 Cities, Above the Pavement, the Farm!, and numerous essays.

WORKac is focused on reimagining architecture at the intersection of the urban, the rural, and the natural. It has achieved international recognition through institutional projects such as the Edible Schoolyards; a new conference center in Lebreville, Gabon; and the Miami Collage Garage. In addition to other awards, WORKac was named the 2015 AIA New York State Firm of the Year.