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New Now Next: Karolina Keyzer

24.11.16

The Stockholm City Architect was our next guest to participate in our popular architecture talks series sponsored by ARUP.

Curated by the Irish Architecture Foundation and sponsored by Arup, the purpose of New Now Next is to bring dynamic architects to Dublin to inspire audiences who are interested in the innovative research, design and construction of buildings and cities. New Now Next is about disseminating New Ideas, regarding contemporary issues relevant Now that can impact on the Next generation. The profile and calibre of the speakers confirms Dublin as a key destination for the international architecture and built environment scene.

Following the success of the recent The Physics of Culture talk with Shelly McNamara and Yvonne Farrell of Grafton Architects, next up was Swedish architect Karolina Keyzer on Thursday 24 November who was Stockholm City Architect in 2010—2016. As City Architect she was responsible for implementing Stockholm’s first architectural city guidelines, which alters the focus on architecture from being a single object to something that adds activity and new functions to the cityscape.OKK+friends, Office Karolina Keyzer was founded in spring 2016 and is currently working with several housing projects, cultural centres, city planning, architectural advice, furniture design, teaching and a small addition to Bromma Church. Karolina Keyzer was introduced by Dublin City Architect Ali Grehan.

Previous New Now Next speakers include Jeanne Gang, an architect from Chicago known for designing some of the world’s tallest buildings, Venice Biennale Golden Lion winner Minsuk Cho from Korea, Tatiana Bilbao architect of ground breaking housing schemes in Mexico and Ole Scheeren former partner of Rem Koolhaas' office OMA.

150

Attendees

Photo by Ste Murray

150

Attendees

Photo by Ste Murray

Photo by Ste Murray

Photo by Ste Murray

Photo by Ste Murray

Photo by Ste Murray

Photo by Ste Murray

Photo by Ste Murray

Photo by Ste Murray

SPEAKERS
Karolina Keyzer
Architect

As City Architect Karolina was responsible for implementing Stockholm’s first architectural city guidelines, which alters the focus on architecture from being a single object to something that adds activity and new functions to the cityscape.OKK+friends, Office Karolina Keyzer was founded in spring 2016 and is currently working with several housing projects, cultural centres, city planning, architectural advice, furniture design, teaching and a small addition to Bromma Church.

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