LECTURE: Ultramoderne / Aaron Forrest & Yasmin Vobis
“Formats” The Work of Ultramoderne
October 21, 2019
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
4200 Elgin St
Houston, TX 77204
Yasmin Vobis (RA, NCARB) received her Bachelor’s Degree from the University of California, Berkeley and her Master’s Degree from Princeton University, where she was awarded the Butler Traveling Fellowship and the Suzanne Kolarik Underwood Prize. She has practiced in San Francisco and New York in the offices of Ogrydziak Prillinger Architects, Guy Nordenson and Associates, and Steven Holl Architects, and she was a resident at MoMA PS1 for the Rising Currents charrette and exhibition. She has taught at Princeton University and Rhode Island School of Design, and currently teaches at the Cooper Union. She received the Founders/Arnold W. Brunner/Katherine Edwards Gordon Rome Prize in Architecture 2016-17.
Aaron Forrest (AIA, NCARB) received both his Bachelor’s Degree and Masters in Architecture from Princeton University. In addition to running the practice, he is Associate Professor of Architecture at the Rhode Island School of Design. Prior to RISD, Aaron taught studios at the University of Pennsylvania and Princeton University. He has extensive professional experience, having practiced in New York with Bernheimer Architecture and Guy Nordenson and Associates Structural Engineers, and in Madrid with Abalos & Herreros Arquitectos. He was also a designer-in-residence at MoMA/PS1 for the Rising Currents exhibition.
Reception to follow in the UHCOAD Atrium.