Monday, February 9, 2015

Parsa Khalili
Assistant Professor, Institute of Architecture, University of Applied Arts Vienna - Studio Lynn
UIUC Plym Traveling Fellow Lecture

Lecture: Monday, February 9, 2015
5:30pm - Lawrence J. Plym Auditorium, Temple Hoyne Buell Hall

Lecture Title: "Campus Martius East"


Parsa Khalili (b. Tehran, 1984) is an architectural designer and freelance artist based in Vienna and Chicago. He studied at at the Ecole Nationale Superieure d’Architecture de Versailles (2005) and graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Illinois (2006) at Urbana-Champaign and the Yale School of Architecture (2009) where he was awarded the George Nelson Fellowship and William Wirt Winchester Fellowship, the school’s most prestigious award. Parsa was awarded the 2009 SOM Prize for Architecture and chosen as one of Wallpaper* Magazine's 2010 'Next Generation Designers.' He went on to curate and co-edit Perspecta 43: TABOO with Yale University and MIT Press and in 2011 was named the American Coordinator of the 17th Pan-American Architectural Biennale in Quito, Ecuador. In 2012 he was nominated by Richard Meier as ‘The Future American Architect’ for Andy Warhol’s Interview Magazine and in 2013 he was awarded the Francis J. Plym Traveling Fellowship in Architecture. In the past, he was an Associate and the Director of Visualization at Richard Meier & Partners as well as a Designer at Eisenman Architects and at Coop Himmelblau. Currently he is an Assistant Professor under Greg Lynn at the University of Applied Arts in Vienna and is publishing both writing and design work in the US and abroad.

Affiliation & Title: Assistant-Professor at the University of Applied Arts in Vienna (die Angewandte).