San Diego, CA
Architect Kai-Uwe Bergmann is scheduled to speak Friday evening, May 17, at 7 p.m. at NewSchool of Architecture and Design as part of the San Diego school’s lecture series that brings inspiring and innovative designers and architects from around the world. The event is free and open to the public.
Who: Architect Kai-Uwe Bergmann, partner at the award-winning Bjarke Ingels Group firm, who is also teaching a special design studio at NewSchool of Architecture and Design this Spring term.
Lecture Topic: The lecture will cover topics including “Yes is More,” “Hedonistic Sustainability,” and the work of BIG Architects.
When: Friday, May 17 at 7 p.m. Q & A follows lecture.
Where: NewSchool of Architecture and Design Auditorium. 1249 F Street, San Diego, CA 92101. **Priority seating given to NSAD students, staff and alumni. Members of the public must RSVP to PR Manager Anna Cearley for directions and to ensure sufficient seating: email@example.com **
About the Architect: Kai-Uwe Bergmann is a Partner at Bjarke Ingels Group, a New York and Copenhagen based group of architects, designers and thinkers operating within the fields of architecture, urbanism, research and development. BIG has created a reputation for completing buildings that are as programmatically and technically innovative as they are cost and resource conscious. Bergmann brings his expertise to proposals around the globe, including work in Asia, Europe, the Middle East and the United States. Kai-Uwe heads up BIG’s business development which currently has the office working in over 15 different countries. In addition to these duties, Kai-Uwe is also Head of Communications. Registered as an architect in the USA, UK and Denmark, Kai-Uwe is also a LEED AP certified architect who was Project Manager upon Central Asia's first Carbon Neutral Master Plan - Zira Island in Baku, Azerbaijan.
Bergmann is currently a visiting lecturer at NewSchool of Architecture and Design this Spring term where he is co-teaching the BIG-NSAD Studio with NSAD instructor Frank Wolden.
About NSAD’s Lecture Series: NSAD’s lecture series brings inspiring and innovative designers and architects from around the United States and the world to campus as part of the school’s mission to enhance global design education opportunities for its students and the community. Read more about our guest lecturers at the NSAD lecture series webpage.
About NSAD: NewSchool of Architecture and Design (NSAD), founded in 1980, is located in San Diego, California. NSAD was ranked among the top 10 undergraduate architecture schools in the western United States, according to the 2012 and 2013 DesignIntelligence reports on “America’s Best Architecture & Design Schools.” NSAD is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS), a national accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. NSAD’s Bachelor of Architecture, Master of Architecture and Executive Master of Architecture programs are accredited by the National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB). NSAD also offers a pre-professional Bachelor of Arts in Architecture, along with a Bachelor of Science in Digital Media Arts, a Bachelor of Science in Construction Management, a Master of Construction Management and a Master of Science in Architecture. The school’s expanding global design education offerings include a new Bachelor of Interior Design program available in 2013-2014. For more information, visit www.NewSchoolArch.edu.