Discussion: LOT-EK / Upcycling Intelligence

Tue April 4, 4:30 / 5:40pm @ SoA Greene Library

“UPCYCLING INTELLIGENCE”: student discussion with LOT-EK

On Tuesday, April 4th 2017 (4:30 – 5:40pm), the student-coordinated discussions series at Rensselaer, Positions Series, will host “Upcycling Intelligence,” in the Greene Library seminar with guest speakers Ada Tolla and Giuseppe Lignano (founding principles of LOT-EK) The presentation will be followed by a discussion.

About the Speakers

LOT-EK is an award-winning architectural design studio based in New York and Naples, Italy. Founded in 1993 by Ada Tolla and Giuseppe Lignano, LOT-EK has been involved with commercial, institutional and residential projects globally. In addition, LOT-EK has conceived and executed exhibition design and site-specific installations for major cultural institutions and museums, including MoMA, the Whitney Museum, the Walker Art Center and the Guggenheim. LOT-EK has achieved high visibility for its sustainable and innovative approach to construction, materials and space, through the adaptive reuse (“upcycling”) of existing industrial objects and systems not originally intended for architecture.

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