Neeraj Bhatia Lecture 09/15/2014

Event: Neeraj Bhatia Lecture 09/15/2014
Date:A�Monday, September 15, 7:00a��9:00 pm A�@A�Timken Lecture Hall, San Francisco Campus
Free and open to the public
Info: 415.703.9562 orA�

Neeraj BhatiaA�is an architect and urban designer from Toronto. His work resides at the intersection of politics, infrastructure, and urbanism. Bhatia is a codirector ofA�InfraNet Lab, a nonprofit research collective probing the spatial byproducts of contemporary resource logistics, and the founder ofA�The Open Workshop, a design office examining the project of plurality. Further, he is the research director ofA�The Petropolis of Tomorrow, which explores the relationship between urbanism and resource extraction. He has worked for Eisenman Architects, Coop Himmelblau, Bruce Mau Design, OMA, Lateral Office, and ORG.a�?a�? Bhatia 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 inA�Volume/Archis, Thresholds, Footprint, Domus, Onsite Review, Field Journal, andA�Yale Perspecta. He is coeditor ofA�The Petropolis of TomorrowA�(with Mary Casper, Actar, 2013);A�Bracket [Goes Soft]A�(with Lola Sheppard, Actar, 2013);Arium: Weather + ArchitectureA�(with JA?rgen Mayer H., Hatje Cantz Publishing, 2009); and coauthor ofA�Pamphlet Architecture 30: Coupling — Strategies for Infrastructural OpportunismA�(with InfraNet Lab, Princeton Architectural Press, 2010). Bhatia has received Graham Foundation grants, The Lawrence B. Anderson Award, Shell Center for Sustainability Grant, Odebrecht first-prize award for sustainability, ACSA Faculty Design Award, and the Thesis Prize (MIT, 2007; University of Waterloo, 2005). Bhatia received his master’s 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 earned his bachelor of environmental studies and his bachelor of architecture. He is an NCARB-registered licensed architect and is a CCA Architecture faculty member.

Generous support for CCA public programs in San Francisco has been provided by Grants for the Arts / San Francisco Hotel Tax Fund.

The 2014-15 Architecture Lecture Series is funded by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP; Jensen Architects; Kava Massih Architects; Levy Design Partners, Inc.; Pfau Long Architecture; BraytonHughes Design Studios; Jim Jennings Architecture; Leddy Maytum Stacy Architects; Stanley Saitowitz | Natoma Architects Inc.; Anderson Anderson Architecture; Andrea Cochran Landscape Architecture; ARCH Drafting Supply; Blasen Landscape Architecture; Gregory Andreas & Judith Rosenberg; TANNERHECHT Architecture; Tucker and Marks, Inc.; the Consulate General of Mexico in San Francisco; and Aeromexico.