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NewSchool of Architecture + Design

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NewSchool of Architecture and Design Lecture Series: Architect Peter Zellner

By NewSchoolSanDiego
May 22, '13 6:49 PM EST
Peter Zellner to speak at NSAD May 29, 2013 as part of school's Lecture Series. Photo credit: Matthias Urshler
Peter Zellner to speak at NSAD May 29, 2013 as part of school's Lecture Series. Photo credit: Matthias Urshler

Architect Peter Zellner is scheduled to speak Wednesday evening, May 29, 2013, at NewSchool of Architecture and Design on the topic of “Economy of Form”  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. RSVPs required for the public.


Who:  Peter Zellner, Principal and Founder of ZELLNERPLUS
Lecture Topic:  “Economy of Form”

When: May 29, 2013. 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: **


About the Architect: Peter Zellner established ZELLNERPLUS in 2004, and projects include public and private art galleries, residences, institutional facilities and corporate work spaces in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Mexico and New York. He brings over 20 years of experience in building and interior design as well as planning and project management to the firm.  He has been recognized as an emerging voice in national publications such as The Los Angeles Times and The New York Times. Art+Auction magazine included Zellner in its annual "Power 100" selection of influential people in the art world. Harper's Bazaar included Zellner in its Editor's Selection "Best of What's New—Designers to Watch” and he was named by The Los Angeles Times one of 10 'Faces to Watch in 2012.' Zellner holds a Master in Architecture from Harvard University (1999), and he is the author of numerous essays and books including Hybrid Space (Thames & Hudson, 2000) and Pacific Edge (Thames & Hudson, 1998).

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. For a list of speakers, please refer to 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