15 July 2016
6.00pm New Soft Room

Presenting the Couple Formats of New York’s urban mythologies 5th Avenue & Broadway and Empire State & Chrysler Buildings


NATASHA SANDMEIER has taught at the AA since 2001 and in addition to Diploma 9, she directs the AA Summer School. She is also a registered architect and has worked in architectural offices in Boston, London, Athens and in Rotterdam at OMA, where she was the Project Architect for the Seattle Public Library. She is the author of the AA Agendas title, Little Worlds (2014).

MADELON VRIESENDORP co-founded the Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA) with Rem Koolhaas, and Elia and Zoe Zenghelis in 1975. Her solo show at the Architectural Association in 2008 subsequently travelled to Berlin, the Venice Architecture Biennale, and Basel, and in 2013 she made an installation for O interior está no exterior, curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist at Lina Bo Bardi’s Glass House in São Paulo. Vriesendorp is one of the artists in the touring exhibition Lina Bo Bardi: Together.