Neeraj Bhatia, associate professor, California College of the Arts, and founding principal, The Open Workshop, presents "New Investigations in Collective Form" at 6:00 p.m. at Farish Gallery, Anderson Hall, Rice University, as part of the Rice Architecture and Rice Design Alliance 2019 Fall Lecture Series.
Neeraj Bhatia is a licensed architect and urban designer whose work resides at the intersection of politics, infrastructure, and urbanism. He is an Associate Professor at the California College of the Arts where he also co-directs the urbanism research lab, the Urban Works Agency. Bhatia has also held teaching positions at UC Berkeley (as the visiting Esherick Professor), UT Arlington (as the visiting Ralph Hawkins Professor), Cornell University, Rice University, and the University of Toronto.
Neeraj is founder of The Open Workshop, a transcalar design-research office examining the negotiation between architecture and its territorial environment.
Select distinctions include the Architectural League Young Architects Prize, Emerging Leaders Award from Design Intelligence, and the Canadian Prix de Rome.
This lecture series is made possible through the generous support of the Betty R. and George F. Pierce Jr., FAIA, Fund, and by grants from the City of Houston through the Texas Commission for the Arts.
Rice Design Alliance is an AIA/CES Registered Provider of quality educational programs. For each lecture, attendees will earn one Learning Unit.
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