UCLA Lecture Series: April 6, 2015
Co-Principal, Lacaton & Vassal Architects, Paris
Anne Lacaton, co-principal of Lacaton & Vassal, based in Paris has designed commercial, educational, cultural, and residential buildings. Lacaton & Vassal find what is essential in each design opportunity creating a modest language of architecture based on an economy of means. Key projects include Palais de Tokyo; School of Architecture, Nantes; and Social Housing in Mulhouse.
Anne LACATON was born in France in 1955. She graduated from the School of architecture of Bordeaux in 1980, and got a diploma in Urban Planning at the university of Bordeaux in 1984.
Work in partnership with Jean Philippe Vassal.
Visiting professor in : Madrid, Master Housing since 2007, EPFL Lausanne, 2006 and 2010-11, Harvard GSD Studio Paris 2011, Florida – Ivan Smith Studio 2012, Buffalo – Clarkson Chair, 2013, Alghero, Sardinia, 2014