Pezo von Ellrichshausen, Lecture in San Francisco
Mauricio Pezo and Sofia von Ellrichshausen, Partners at Pezo von Ellrichshausen, Architects Concepcion, Chile, are lecturing at the AAU School of Architecture / Tuesday, November 20th, 2018, 6pm at 601 Brannan Street, Large Atrium Space, San Francisco, CA 94107
Pezo von Ellrichshausen is an art and architecture studio established in Concepcion, Chile, in 2002 by Mauricio Pezo and Sofia von Ellrichshausen. Pezo and von Ellrichshausen have been the curators of the Chilean Pavilion at the 2008 Venice Biennale. They teach regularly in Chile and have been Visiting Professors at The University of Texas and at Cornell University. They currently teach at Havard GSD.
Among other venues, they have lectured at the Tate Modern, the Victoria and Albert Museum, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Alvar Aalto Symposium, and Harvard GSD.
Their work has been distinguished with the MCHAP Emerge Prize by the IIT (Chicago, 2014), the Rice Design Alliance Prize (Houston, 2012), the V Iberoamerican Architecture Biennial Award (Montevideo, 2006) and the XV Chilean Architecture Biennial Award (Santiago, 2006). The work of the studio has been featured in monographic issues of A+U (Tokyo, 2013), 2G (Barcelona, 2012) and ARQ (Santiago, 2007) and exhibited at the International Architecture Exhibition at La Biennale di Venezia (Venice, 2010), at the Royal Academy of Arts (London, 2014) and as part of the Permanent Collection at the MoMA (New York, 2014).
Mauricio Pezo completed a Masters in Architecture in the Catholic University of Chile (Santiago, 1998) and graduated from the University of Bio-Bio with a degree in Architecture (Concepcion, 1999). He currently teaches at the School of Architecture of the University of Bio-Bio, at the University of Texas at Austin and was a Visiting Critic at AAP Cornell University in 2009. He has been awarded the Best Young Chilean Architect Prize by the Chilean Architects Association (Santiago, 2006).
Sofia von Ellrichshausen holds a degree in Architecture from the University of Buenos Aires (Buenos Aires, 2002). She currently teaches at the School of Architecture of the University of Texas at Austin and was a Visiting Critic at AAP Cornell University in 2009. She was awarded the Honors Diploma by the FADU UBA (Buenos Aires, 2002).
The lecture is free and open to the public.