Winy Maas: 'What's Next?' (May 12)
Welcome to an open guest lecture by Winy Maas, architect and co-founding director of the Dutch architecture practice MVRDV, and founding director of the Why Factory at TU Delft, where he is a Professor at the Faculty of Architecture. Organized in collaboration with BSK Arkitekter. The student-run bar will be open for the occasion.
Time: Thu 2016-05-12 18.00
Location: Main Atelier (A108), KTH Arkitekturskolan, Osquars backe 5
is an architect, urban designer and landscape architect and one of the co-founding directors of the globally operating architecture and urban planning firm MVRDV, based in Rotterdam, Netherlands, known for projects such as the Expo 2000, the vision for greater Paris, Grand Paris Plus Petit, and more recently the Market Hall in Rotterdam. He is furthermore professor at and director of The Why Factory, a research institute for the future city, he founded in 2008 at TU Delft. He is currently Visiting Professor at IIT Chicago and the Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium and has been at the University of Hong Kong, ETH Zurich, Berlage Institute, MIT, Ohio State and Yale University. In addition he designs stage sets, objects and was curator of Indesem 2007. He curates exhibitions, lectures throughout the world and takes part in international juries.
In 2013 Winy Maas joined the Economic Development Board of Rotterdam (EDBR). In 2012 he was appointed urban supervisor for the city of Almere and since 2003 he has been supervising the Bjørvika urban development in Oslo. With both MVRDV and The Why Factory he has published a series of research projects.
Hosted by Anders Johansson and Linda Högberg-Andersson. Organized in collaboration with BSK Arkitekter .