Hyde Lectures to feature Schumacher Feb. 7

Patrik Schumacher
Patrik Schumacher

The Hyde Lecture series continues with a presentation by Patrik Schumacher, partner at Hadid Architects and founding director of the AA Design Research Lab, 4:30 p.m., Feb. 7 at the Sheldon Museum of Art.

The Hyde Lecture series is presented by the College of Architecture.

Schumacher has been with Zaha Hadid Architects since 1988. As company director and senior designer, he is involved alongside Zaha Hadid herself in all projects. Schumacher studied architecture at the University of Stuttgart and at the Southbank University in London. He also studied philosophy at Bonn and London Universities. In 1999, he received his doctorate at the Institute for Cultural Sciences at the University of Klagenfurt.

Schumacher has been teaching at various architectural schools in the United States and Europe since 1992. He has been co-director of the Design Research Laboratory at the Architectural Association School of Architecture since 1996. Currently he is a professor at Innsbruck University.

Schumacher is a significant contributor to the discourse of contemporary architecture. His completed projects include the MAXXI Centre of Contemporary Art and Architecture, Rome, which won the Stirling prize in 2010; and the Vitra Fire Station (1992). He is currently involved in several master plan projects, including Kartal Pendik in Istanbul and Singapore One North.

More details at: http://go.unl.edu/thx