Caroline Bos, co-founder and Principal Urban Planner will talk about ‘Knowledge Tools’: architecture as a knowledge practice and how knowledge is applied, as detailed in the recent book ‘Knowledge Matters’ at the Academy of Architecture on 19 October.
Caroline Bos studied History of Art at Birkbeck College of the University of London and Urban and Regional Planning at the Faculty of Geosciences, University of Utrecht. In 1988 she co-founded the Van Berkel & Bos Architectuurbureau with the architect Ben van Berkel, extending her theoretical and writing projects to the practice of architecture. In 1998 Caroline Bos co-founded UNStudio (United Net). She has taught as a guest lecturer at Princeton University, the Berlage Institute in Rotterdam, the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna and the Academy of Architecture in Arnhem. In 2012 she was awarded an Honorary Professorship at the University of Melbourne’s Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning.
UN-Studio is a full-service architecture design network in three locations: Amsterdam, Shanghai and Hongkong. Well-known and awarded projects are Arnhem Central Station, the Mercedes Benz Museum in Stuttgart and the Erasmus Bridge in Rotterdam.
Date: 19 October
Time: 8 PM
Location: Academy of Architecture Amsterdam, Waterlooplein 213
Tickets: €5,- are available in the webshop at arcam.nl
In addition, tickets can be purchased at the door from 7:30 PM on the evening of the lecture itself (if available). University of Architecture students are entitled to free admission on presentation of their student ID card.