The Don Powell Distinguished Architect Series: Anupama Kundoo
@ The Arts Club of Chicago
201 E Ontario St, Chicago, IL 60611
Opening Thursday, March 30th, from 6PM - 7:15PM
We are honored to announce a series of conversations with prominent architects about the state of design of cultural, moderated by New York Magazine critic Justin Davidson. In tribute and thanks to the bequest of Don Powell, esteemed interior architect and dear member of The Arts Club, this series delves into knotty questions about the opportunities and challenges created by a post-pandemic, climate-challenged, and socially -conscious environment.
Free and open to all.
Anupama Kundoo – March 30
Second in the series, we welcome Anupama Kundoo. Her rigorous research and experimentation in new materiality for architecture is the result of questioning basic assumptions and construction habits that humanity has adopted during the long process of industrialization. Rather than focusing on shortage, she sought abundance through investing in human resources and human resourcefulness, such as ingenuity, time, skills, care and sense of community. The act of building produces knowledge just as the resulting knowledge produces buildings. Her acclaimed projects include the Wall House, Urban Eco-Community and the Townhall complex in Auroville, and Volontariat Homes for Homeless Children in Pondicherry.
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