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OPN Masterclass 2017 – Cooking Sections

Iowa State University – Department of Architecture

photos from the cooking sections masterclass

April 10-12 2017,

Students had the opportunity to participate in a 3-day intensive workshop with Cooking Sections duo Daniel Fernández Pascual and Alon Schwabe. The workshop – titled “Climavore” – challenged the class “to frame the new seasons of food production and consumption that are appearing due to human-induced climatic events.” … more


Masterclass 2016 – Elia Zenghelis

January 26-28 2016,

Greek architect and teacher Elia Zenghelis visited the College of Design for a masterclass in architecture. As the second master class taught by Zenghelis, first being in 2015, the workshop asked students to articulate their position and response to a set of exemplary paradigms selected from the history of architecture since the so-called ‘revolution’ of the ‘Modern Movement’. The students then illustrated their position into a form of an emblematic image that can act as a personal manifesto, that can always be used as a reference, in the course of their continuing engagement with Architecture. … more


Masterclass 2015 – Elia Zenghelis

January 20-28 2015,

Elia Zenghelis, a cofounder of the Office of Metropolitan Architecture (OMA), Rotterdam, the Netherlands, and current principal of Gigantes Zinghelis Architects (GZA), Athens, conducted an architecture master class Jan. 20-28 and presented the Curt F. Dale Guest Lecture in Architecture Wednesday, Jan. 21, at Iowa State University. Zenghelis shared insights into his … more