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AAI Lecture: Pezo von Ellrichshausen

Pezo von Ellrichshausen will deliver the Architectural Association of Ireland Irish Concrete Society lecture for 2016 Wednseday, 6 April at 7pm in the Edmund Burke Theatre, Arts Building, Trinity College Dublin.

Pezo von Ellrichshausen is an art and architecture studio established in Concepcion, southern Chile, in 2002 by Mauricio Pezo and Sofia von Ellrichshausen. They teach regularly at the IIT College of Architecture in Chicago and at the Universidad Catolica de Chile and have been Visiting Professors at The University of Texas (Austin, 2011-2014) and at Cornell University (New York, 2009). Their work has been distinguished with the Mies Crown Hall Americas Emerge Prize (Chicago, 2014), the Rice Design Alliance Prize (Houston, 2012), the V Iberoamerican Architecture Biennial Award (Montevideo, 2006) and the XV Chilean Architecture Biennial Award (Santiago, 2006). The studio’s work has been edited in monographic issues of A+U (Tokyo, 2013), 2G (Barcelona, 2012) and ARQ (Santiago, 2007) and exhibited at the International Architecture Exhibition at La Biennale di Venezia (Venice, 2010), at the Royal Academy of Arts (London, 2014) and as part of the Permanent Collection at the MoMA (New York, 2014).

Mauricio Pezo completed a Master in Architecture at the Universidad Catolica de Chile (Santiago, 1998) and a degree in Architecture at the Universidad del Bio-Bio (Concepcion, 1999). He has been awarded the Young Architect Prize by the Chilean Architects Association (Santiago, 2006) and the Municipal Art Prize by the Concepcion City Hall (Concepcion, 2013).

Sofia von Ellrichshausen holds a degree in Architecture from the Universidad de Buenos Aires (Buenos Aires, 2002) where she was distinguished with the FADU-UBA Honors Diploma.

This talk is organised in conjunction with the Irish Concrete Society. The Society was established in 1973 to cater for the needs of all who have an interest in concrete, in its widest sense. Thus, it is the primary organization in Ireland concerned with the technical aspects of design and construction in concrete.

The standard entry fee is €5, with the option of purchasing an official CPD receipt for an additional €5. Entry and CPD receipt for this event is free for AAI Annual pass holders and Irish Concrete Society members.

Photograph thanks to Pezo von Ellrichshausen