Urgency 2011: Jean-Philippe Vassal and Giancarlo Mazzanti

Special event, in English, French and Spanish, Paul Desmarais Theatre, 17 November 2011 , 6:30pm

A conversation between Jean-Philippe Vassal of Lacaton & Vassal architects, Paris, France, and Giancarlo Mazzanti of Mazzanti Arquitectos, Bogotá, Colombia, moderated by CCA Director and Chief Curator Mirko Zardini. The 2011 edition considers the role of architectural interventions that address social issues through projects of various scales and typologies.

The CCA’s Urgency series invites major international architects to address topics they consider to be of vital importance in contemporary architectural practice. Their individual presentations are followed by a moderated conversation. Urgency reflects the CCA’s ongoing exploration of critical issues facing architecture and contemporary society

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