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Memory & Invention

Date: 03/04/2013

Time: 6:00 PM

Location: 100 Rapson Hall

Cost: Free


Featuring Fuensanta Nieto and Enrique Sobejano
Founding Principals, Nieto Sobejano Arquitectos, Madrid

Memory and Invention features current and recent work by NIETO SOBEJANO ARQUITECTOS. Established in Madrid, Spain in 1984, with offices in Berlin, Germany, the firm has gained an international reputation for prominent and award-winning projects including museums in Spain, Austria, and Germany, work in the UNESCO protected center of Graz, Austria, and cultural buildings in Delhi, India and Marrakesh, Morocco.

Awards include the Hannes Meyer Preis 2012 and BDA Nike Prize 2010 (Germany), the European Museum of the Year Award 2012, Piranesi Prix de Rome 2011 (Italy), the Spanish National Prize for Restoration 2008, and others. Their work has been exhibited at the Biennale di Venezia (2000, 2002, 2006, 2012) and the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York, (2006) and earned finalist nominations for the Mies van der Rohe Award (2008, 2012).

FUENSANTA NIETO and ENRIQUE SOBEJANO are graduates of the Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura, Madrid, Spain, and the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation at Columbia University, New York. They are professors, respectively, at the School of Architecture of Universidad Europea de Madrid, Spain, and the Universität der Künste in Berlin, Germany.


Dean's Lecture presented in partnership with Architectural Alliance, with support from the Salovich Fund and Cass Gilbert Fund.


  • Name: Nicole Kennedy
  • E-mail: kenne814@umn.edu
  • Phone: 612-625-0596
  • Sponsored by: College of Design

More information: http://www.nietosobejano.com/

Disability Options:

To request disability accommodations, please contact the College of Design, 612-626-9068.

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