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Reception, Lecture, and Discussion with Jon Lott of PARA Project
April 11 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
On Thursday, April 11, from 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Helms Bakery District and the Cal Poly LA Metro Program in Architecture and Urban Design are excited to host a reception, lecture, and discussion with Jon Lott of PARA Project.
Jon Lott of PARA Project
Jon Lott is principal of PARA Project, co-founder of Collective-LOK, and Assistant Professor of Architecture at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design, where he is the Director of the Master in Architecture I Program.
He is recipient of both the Emerging Voices Award and the Architectural League Prize (from the Architectural League of New York), the Design Vanguard award (by Architectural Record), the New Practices New York award (by the American Institute of Architects), and twice a MoMA/PS1 Young Architect’s finalist.
Lott’s recent and current work includes: Syracuse University’s School of Education Commons; Haffenden House (a finalist for the Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize); the Van Alen Institute in New York City (with Collective-LOK); and two houses in California (both receiving P/A awards). The work has been published in the New York Times, the LA Times, Architectural Record, Metropolis, Domus, the Architect’s Newspaper, a+u, Form, Azure, among others.
He holds a Master of Architecture with distinction from Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design, a Bachelor of Architecture from California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo, and is an NCARB-certified architect, with licensure in New York, California, and Massachusetts.
Introduced and moderated by Stephen Phillips, AIA, PhD, Principal of Stephen Phillips Architects (SPARCHS) and professor, director, Cal Poly LA Metro Program in Architecture and Urban Design (California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo)
Free Parking is available at the corner of Helms Ave. and Venice Blvd.
Photos above, left to right: Jon Lott, Stump House by PARA Project office. Below: Stump House and Pioneertown House.
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