Johanna Hurme and Sasa Radulovic- AIA Omaha Lecture Series

Date: Time: 6:00 pm
Gallery 1516
1516 Leavenworth Street
Omaha NE 68102
AIA Lecture Series:

Johanna Hurme and Sasa Radulovic, 5468796 Architecture
Time: 6:00pm Social Hour, 7:00pm Lecture with Q&A afterwards
Place: Gallery 1516, 1516 Leavenworth Street, located in Omaha’s Old Market District
http://www.aiaomaha.org/lecture-series.html

About the Lecture:

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Omaha Section announced that the first lecture of its annual lecture series will feature international architects, Johanna Hurme and Sasa Radulovic, Principals of 5468796 architecture at Gallery 1516, 1516 Leavenworth Street, located in Omaha’s Old Market District, on February 16, 6:00pm - 8:00pm. The lecture will discuss the unique conditions and ambition required to challenge the status quo in the Midwest through recent work.

5468796 architecture is a Winnipeg-based studio established in 2007 by Johanna Hurme and Sasa Radulovic. The firm has achieved national and international recognition and its work has been published in over 200 books and publications. The Houston based Rice Design Alliance recently stated that they ‘truly believe 5468796 to be one of the most talented young design firms worldwide.’ Project specific awards include Progressive Architecture Awards; Awards for Emerging Architecture & Future Project Award from Architectural Review; Governor General Medals in Architecture and Awards of Excellence from the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada, as well as recognition as a finalist of IIT’s emerging MCHAP award on two consecutive years, to name a few. Firm recognitions include the 2014 Rice Design Alliance Spotlight Award, the RAIC Emerging Architectural Practice Award, WAN 21 for 21, as well as the Architectural League of NY Emerging Voices lecture series and the Design Vanguard issue of Architectural Record.

5468796 makes design advocacy an ongoing pursuit through critical practice, professorships at the Universities of Manitoba, Toronto and Montreal; and through numerous public engagements. In 2012, 5468796 represented Canada at the Venice Biennale in Architecture and in 2013 they were selected as recipient of the 2013 Prix de Rome Award in Architecture for Canada by the Canada Council for the Arts.

In addition to practice Johanna and Sasa are activists and advocates. They are passionate about making architecture an integral part of broader culture by spearheading ventures like Table for 12 + 1200, Chair Your Idea and Design Quarter Winnipeg. Johanna is also the incoming Chair of Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, serves on the Council of Manitoba Association of Architects, is a Chair and founder of the WCC’s Creative Council, and the President of the RAW Gallery Board of Directors, while Sasa is a member of the University of Manitoba Partner’s Program Executive Board and currently serves on the Presidential Advisory Committee for the selection of the Dean at the University of Manitoba.

Future Lectures:
April 20
Adam Yarinsky, Architecture Research Office
Location and details: TBA - http://www.aiaomaha.org/lecture-series.html
6:00pm Social Hour, 7:00pm Lecture with Q&A afterwards

June 1
Kai-Uwe Bergmann, Bjarke Ingels Group
Location and details: TBA - http://www.aiaomaha.org/lecture-series.html
6:00pm Social Hour, 7:00pm Lecture with Q&A afterwards

August (Date TBD)
Mike Nesbit, Morphosis
Location and details: TBA - http://www.aiaomaha.org/lecture-series.html
6:00pm Social Hour, 7:00pm Lecture with Q&A afterwards

October 5
Channing Swanson, Neumann Monson Architects
Location and details: TBA - http://www.aiaomaha.org/lecture-series.html
6:00pm Social Hour, 7:00pm Lecture with Q&A afterwards

November (Date TBD)
Leddy Maytum Stacy Architects
Location and details: TBA - http://www.aiaomaha.org/lecture-series.html
6:00pm Social Hour, 7:00pm Lecture with Q&A afterwards

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