LSU College of Art & Design Welcomes Architect, Professor Gregg Pasquarelli for Lecture March 4

02/21/2013 01:57 PM

BATON ROUGE – Gregg Pasquarelli, principal at SHoP Architects and the Louis I. Kahn Visiting Professor at the Yale School of Architecture, will deliver a lecture as part of the LSU College of Art & Design’s Distinguished Lecture Series on Monday, March 4, at 4:30 p.m. in Room 103 of the Design Building.


Pasquarelli is an American architect and a founding partner of SHoP Architects of New York. This design think tank has pushed the architect’s realm past form making and into software design, real estate development, emergent construction research and the co-development of new sustainable technologies. SHoP’s recent work includes the Barclays Center at Atlantic Yards in Brooklyn; a two-mile esplanade and park along the East River Waterfront; the Innovation Hub government complex in Botswana, Africa; the South Street Seaport redevelopment; a new Major League Soccer stadium in New York; and projects for Google in Mountain View, Calif.


Pasquarelli received his architecture degree from Columbia University and has taught at Yale, Columbia, the University of Virginia and the University of Florida. He has lectured globally and his work has been reviewed and published in periodicals such as Architect, Architectural Record, The New Yorker, Wallpaper, Metropolis, Wired, FastCompany, Surface, Dwell, A+U and The New York Times, among others. SHoP’s work is in the permanent collection of The Museum of Modern Art.


As both a practitioner and educator, Pasquarelli’s commitment to challenging the entire process of building has made a convincing argument to a generation of architects that beauty and technological proficiency are not mutually exclusive.


For additional information on Pasquarelli and SHoP Architects, visit


This presentation of the LSU College of Art & Design’s Distinguished Lecture Series is sponsored by Eskew & Dumez & Ripple. Professional American Institute of Architects and American Society of Landscape Architects continuing education credit is available for this lecture. Additional information is available on the LSU College of Art & Design’s website,, on the College of Art & Design’s Facebook page or by contacting Debra Langlois at 225-578-5868 or


Those unable to attend can view a recording of the lecture online at

Aaron  Looney 
LSU Media Relations

Posted on Thursday, February 21, 2013