GIA Talk: Jenny Wu

Forming Futuristic Space by Linear Weavery

Date/Time: 2017.11.23, Thursday, 19:00~21:00
Venue: HA105, GIA, NCTU
Speaker: Jenny Wu, Oyler Wu Collaborative

Jenny is a partner at the Los Angeles based architecture firm, Oyler Wu Collaborative, which she founded in 2004 with Dwayne Oyler. The firm is recognized for its experimentation in design, material research, and fabrication, and was the winner of 2013 Design Vanguard Award from Architectural Record and 2017 The J. Irwin and Xenia S. Miller Prize recipient. The firm was recently named by the New York Times as a one of the leaders in this generation primed to “lead” the profession.

Their recent completed projects include the competition winning project, The Exchange, for Exhibit Columbus, a 3D printing Culinary Lab in Los Angeles for 3D Systems, and a 16 story residential high rise in Taipei, Taiwan. The office was recently selected by the City of Los Angeles to design the LA River Bikeway and Greenway project, a large scale public project for the City of LA. The office has won numerous design awards, including the 2013 Emerging Talent Award from AIA California Council, 2012 Presidential Honor Award for Emerging Practice from AIA LA, and 2011 Emerging Voices Award from the Architectural League in New York. They published two books, Pendulum Plane, in 2009, and most recently, Trilogy: SCI-Arc Pavilions, in 2014. In addition to her architectural practice, she also founded LACE by Jenny Wu, a line of 3D printed jewelry in 2014.

Jenny is a full time faculty at SCI-Arc and a visiting professor at the Harvard GSD. She received her Bachelor of Arts from Columbia University and Masters of Architecture from Harvard Graduate School of Design.

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