DISTANCE College of Architecture Lectures + Events
04.16.2018 | 4:00pm | CoA Gallery
This coming Monday, April 16th, the CoA will have Neeraj Bhatia lecture at the College of Architecture Gallery at 4:00PM. Neeraj is the founder of The Open Workshop, based in Toronto and San Francisco.
Image: The Open Workshop
NEERAJ BHATIA is an architect and urban designer from Toronto, Canada. His work resides at the intersection of politics, infrastructure, and urbanism. Neeraj is a co-director of InfraNet Lab, a non-profit research collective probing the spatial byproducts of contemporary resource logistics, and the founder of The Open Workshop, a design office examining the project of plurality. He is also the Research Director of The Petropolis of Tomorrow, which explores the relationship between urbanism and resource extraction.
Neeraj is currently an Assistant Professor at The California College of the Arts, where he also he is also co-director of The Urban Works Agency. He has worked for Eisenman Architects, Coop Himmelblau, Bruce Mau Design, OMA, Lateral Office, and ORG.Neeraj has previously taught at Cornell University, Rice University, The University of Toronto, The University of Waterloo, and Ohio State University. His research has been published in Volume/Archis, MONU, Thresholds, Footprint, Domus, Onsite Review, Field Journal and Yale Perspecta.
Neeraj received his Master degree in Architecture and Urban Design from MIT where he was studying on a Fulbright Fellowship. Prior to that, he attended the University of Waterloo where he obtained a Bachelor of Environmental Studies and a Bachelor of Architecture. He is an NCARB licensed Architect in the Province of Ontario.
Students, faculty, staff and guests are encouraged to attend the lecture. See you all Friday!