Wednesday, 14 November 2018 at 6:00 pm – Wednesday, 14 November 2018 at 7:30 pm
Stephan Petermann – Emerging Landscapes of Chinese Hyper-Rurality
Date: Wednesday 14th November
Time: 6pm – 7.30pm
Location: Manchester Metropolitan Business School, LT33
Tickets: FREE - available on Eventbrite: https://mla-open-lectures-stephan-petermann.eventbrite.com
Stephan Petermann holds a Master’s degree in the History of Architecture and the Theory of Building Preservation from the University of Utrecht (2001-2007) and studies Architecture at the Technical University of Eindhoven (2001-2005). He worked for architecture magazine VOLUME in 2005 and joined OMA in 2006 assisting OMA’s founder Rem Koolhaas with lectures, texts and research. He was one of the associates in charge of Koolhaas’ Fundamentals’ Architecture Biennale in Venice in 2014, where he coordinated the 65 national pavilions and was one of the principals working on the ‘Elements of Architecture’ exhibition and publication. He was a VELUX guest professor at the Arkitektskolen in Aarhus, Denmark in the Summer/Fall of 2016 creating a new student-driven temporary research consultancy about the history and future of the office. He is currently working on two research projects: one about the metabolism of workspaces with the Ohio State University, the other on the future of the countryside in collaboration with Harvard Graduate School of Design and the Chinese Academy for Fine Arts.
Part of the MLA Open Lecture Series.