Feb 182018


On February 21st, The Architectural League of New York will feature , a lecture co-sponsored by The Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture of The Cooper Union.  This is part of Current Work, a lecture series featuring leading figures in the worlds of architecture, urbanism, design, and art.

The lecture will be moderated by Adam Yarinsky, a partner at Architecture Research Office (ARO) and board member of Places Journal.  The lecture will take place at The Great Hall at Cooper Union, located at 7 East 7th Street, at 7 PM.

Arolat was born into a family of prominent Turkish architects. He joined his parents’ firm after graduating from Istanbul’s Mimar Sinan University. In 2004, he founded EAA – Emre Arolat Architecture with Gonca Pasolar. Today, the firm has offices in London and New York in addition to Istanbul. Its projects have received international recognition, including selected work with the Mies Van der Rohe Award and as winner with the Aga Khan Award.  Arolat has lectured at design schools around the world. He was the Norman R. Foster Visiting Professor at the Yale School of Architecture in 2017. In 2012, he co-curated the first Istanbul Design Biennale. His work has been widely published and exhibited, including at the Venice Biennale of Architecture in 2012 and 2016.

Architectural League non-member tickets are $15 and are available for purchase through Eventbrite, beginning February 14, 2018 at 10:00 a.m., space-permitting. Please email rsvp@archleague.org with any questions.