2017 Maestros de Arquitectura
Juan Herreros, estudio Herreros
Maestros de Arquitectura
AIA|DC and LA.IDEA DC are pleased to announce the Maestros de Arquitectura Lecture featuring Spanish Architect Juan Herreros, principal of estudio Herreros. He will be presenting Maestros de Arquitectura: Global Thinking | Local Practice.
Please join us at the District Architecture Center to learn more about the 30-year professional journey of Herreros and his ideas on global practice and the incorporation of interdisciplinarity and talent to both the theoretical and the professional realms of architecture.
About the series
Maestros de Arquitectura is a unique lecture series created to recognize renowned Latin American architects for their professional accomplishments and personal journeys as Latinos succeeding in the US and around the world.
At 5:30 pm, LA.IDEA|DC is hosting a special Tertulia event, featuring an intimate 50-minute conversation in Spanish with Juan Herreros, where participants will be able to ask questions directly regarding a diverse range of topics. This event is for LA.IDEA|DC members and requires a separate registration.
The Maestros Lecture, Global Thinking | Local Practice, with Juan Herreros will take place from 6:30 - 7:30 PM, followed by a Q&A from the public. This lecture is in English and a separate registration is required.
$10 for students & Assoc. AIA members
$15 for AIA, DAC, and LA.IDEA members
$25 for non-members
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Tertulia 5:30 PM
Maestros Lecture 6:30 - 8:00 PM
District Architecture Center
421 7th St NW
Washington, DC 20004
Spanish architect Juan Herreros is one of the most influential architects practicing today. He has overseen the construction of significant built projects and received international acclaim, first as a partner in the award-winning firm Ábalos&Herreros, and since 2006 as principal of estudio Herreros in Madrid. In addition, Herreros is Chair Professor of Architectural Design at the School of Architecture of Madrid (ETSAM), and is Professor of Professional Practice at GSAPP Columbia University in New York City. He has won several important international competitions, including the design and construction of the Munch Museum and its adjacent area in Oslo; the Ágora Conference Center in Bogotá, Colombia; the Euromed Project in Marseille, France; and the ANFA District in Casablanca, Morrocco. His built projects outside Spain include the Bank of Panama Tower and the Coastal Parks in Panama City, Panama, and the Communication Hut in Gwangju, South Korea.