Lecture: The new thinking around biology and architecture, particularly the potentials of neuroscience
Beatriz Colomina, Princeton University, Professor of Architecture and Founding Director of the Program in Media and Modernity, United States
Beatriz Colomina is an architectural historian and theorist who has written extensively on questions of architecture and media and whose work has been published in over 25 languages. She is Professor of Architecture and Founding Director of the Program in Media and Modernity at Princeton University. Her books include Manifesto Architecture: The Ghost of Mies (2014), Clip/Stamp/Fold: The Radical Architecture of Little Magazines 196X-197X (2010), Domesticity at War (2007), Privacy and Publicity: Modern Architecture as Mass Media (1994) and Sexuality and Space (1992). She is curator of the exhibitions Clip/Stamp/Fold: The Radical Architecture of Little Magazines 196X-197X (which opened at Storefront for Art and Architecture, New York, 2006 and has travelled to 11 venues worldwide, including Documenta 12, The Architectural Association in London and the Canadian Center for Architecture in Montreal), Playboy Architecture, 1953-79 (which opened at NAi Maastricht, 2012 and was at the Deutsche Architektur Museum in Frankfurt in 2014), and Radical Pedagogies: Architectural Education in a Time of Disciplinary Instability (Lisbon Triennale, 2013 and Venice Biennale 2014).