Yasmin Vobis: Towards a Blurry Poché
Tuesday, August 21, 2018, 2:30 - 3:30pm
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Yasmin Vobis (RA, NCARB, FAAR) 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, the Rhode Island School of Design, and currently teaches at the Cooper Union. She is the recipient of the Founders / Arnold W. Brunner / Katherine Edwards Gordon Rome Prize in Architecture 2016-17.
Ultramoderne is an award-winning architecture and design firm located in Providence, Rhode Island. Led by co-principals Aaron Forrest and Yasmin Vobis, the office is committed to creating architecture and public spaces that are at once modern, playful, and generous. The principals are driven by an experimental approach that leads to conceptually rigorous and well-executed designs. Past clients include the Van Alen Institute, National Parks Service, Chicago Parks District, and the Architectural League of New York.
Presented as part of the Master of Architecture II Summer 2018 Lecture Series.
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