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M. FuksasMASSIMILIANO FUKSAS --- Photo by Moreno Maggi

Bao'an AirportBao’an International Airport - Shenzhen, China, 2008 --- Photo courtesy Studio Fuksas

Congress Center EURCongress Center EUR - Rome, Italy, 2008 --- Photo by Colarossi

New Trade FairNew Trade Fair - Milan, Italy, 2002-2005 --- Photo by Paolo-Riolzi

Peres Centre for PeacePeres Centre For Peace - Jaffa, Israel, 2008 --- Photo courtesy Studio Fuksas

Zenith Music HallZenith Music Hall - Strasbourg, France, 2008 --- Photo by Moreno Maggi

Masters of Architecture Lecture Series
Tuesday, May 12, 2009 - 7:30 PM

Presented by the American Institute of Architects/Los Angeles and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, with the collaboration of the Italian Cultural Institute/Los Angeles


Massimiliano Fuksas, Architect

Studio Fuksas - Rome, Paris, Frankfurt

Christopher Hawthorne
Architecture Critic, Los Angeles Times


Lectures take place at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)
Bing Theater, 5905 Wilshire Blvd (just E of Fairfax), Los Angeles CA 90036.

Parking: LACMA 6th Street parking garage (free after 7:00 pm)
Tickets: $12; $10 AIA & LACMA members; $5 seniors 62+ and students with ID
Ticket Sales: 323-857-6010 / www.lacma.org
Information: 213-639-0777 /

AIA/Los Angeles
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Italian Cultural Institute of Los Angeles
Studio Francesca Garcia-Marques


Past Sponsors Include:
A+D Architecture + Design Museum
Architectural Digest Magazine
Armani CASA
Consulate General of Finland
Consulate General of Switzerland & Pro-Helvetia/Arts Council of Switzerland
Martin B. Gelber, FAIA
Goethe-Institut Los Angeles
MAK Center for Art & Architecture at the Schindler House
University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA)
University of Southern California (USC)
Ann Videriksen
Bernard Zimmerman, FAIA

Program Chair: Francesca Garcia-Marques, Hon. AIA/LA
Founder: Bernard Zimmerman, FAIA

Massimiliano Fuksas, renowned Italian architect, has offices in Rome, Paris and Frankfurt where he works in collaboration with Doriana O. Mandrelli.

From 1998 to 2000 Fuksas was Director of the VII Biennale Internazionale di Architettura di Venezia “Less Aesthetics, More Ethics”. He has taught as Visiting Professor at universities such as the École Speciale d’Architecture in Paris, the Akademie der Bildenden Kunste in Vienna, and Columbia University in New York.

Distinguished honors include: Honorary Fellowship of the Royal Institute of British Architects, 2006; Honorary Fellowship of the Cavaliere di Gran Croce della Repubblica Italiana, 2006; Honorary Fellowship of the American Institute of Architects, 2002; Commandeur de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres de la République Française, 2000.

Studio Fuksas' principal focus is urban design and public projects. Recent projects include: Bao'an International Airport - Shenzhen, China 2008-2012; Congress Center EUR - Rome, Italy 1998-2010; African Institute of Science and Technology - Abuja, Nigeria 2006-2010; Mab Zeil - Frankfurt, Germany 2000-2009; Zenith Music Hall - Strasburg, France 2007 and Amiens, France 2008; Peres Centre for Peace - Jaffa, Israel 1999-2008; Armani Ginza Tower - Tokyo, Japan 2007; New Milan Trade Fair - Milan, Italy 2002-2005.

FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE SEE: http://www.fuksas.it/

Past Speakers
Past speakers in the Masters of Architecture series have included 
David Adjaye, Tadao Ando, Gae Aulenti, Shigero Ban, Gunther Behnisch, Mario Botta, Steven Ehrlich, Peter Eisenman, Hsin-Ming Fung, Frank O. Gehry, Nicholas T. Grimshaw, Kristian Gullichsen, Charles Gwathmey, Gisue Hariri, Jacques Herzog, Craig Hodgetts, Toyo Ito, Helmut Jahn, Jim Jennings, Jon Jerde, John Johansen, E. Fay Jones, Ray Kappe, Pierre Koenig, Panos Koulermos, Kengo Kuma, Kisho Kurokawa, Ricardo Legorreta, Anthony J. Lumsden, Fumihiko Maki, Thom Mayne, Richard Meier, Eric Owen Moss, Barton Myers, Edward R. Niles, Enrique Norten, Cesar Pelli, Renzo Piano, Peter Pran, Antoine Predock, Wolf Prix, Hani Rashid, Kevin Roche, Michael Rotondi, Moshe Safdie, Larry Scarpa, James Stirling, Bernard Tschumi, Rafael Viñoly, Peter Walker.

Masters of Architecture is an annual lecture series organized by the American Institute of Architects/Los Angeles Chapter, and features local, national and international architects who are in the forefront of their field. The series is presented by the Masters of Architecture Committee in partnership with LACMA's Education Department.

For more information, or to be added to our Masters mailing list, us at AIA Los Angeles.

AIA/CES Learning Credits provided at all Masters of Architecture lectures.