Studiotalks: Conversations on the City, Talk 3
Friday, November 18 | 2:00pm
Studiotalks: Conversations on the City
Hosted by 413 Studio Fall 2011
Paul Lewis is a principal of the New York-based architectural firm of Lewis.Tsurumaki.Lewis (LTL Architects). He received both the Emerging Voices Award (2002) and the Young Architects Award (1996) from The Architectural League of New York. In 2007, LTL received the National Design Award in Interior Design from the Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum. In 2000, LTL was named one of 10 Selected Architects representing "The New Vanguard" by Architectural Record and, in 2004, they exhibited their work in the U.S. Pavilion of the Venice Architecture Biennale. In 2010, they were included in the exhibit "Rising Currents: Projects for New York's Waterfront" at the Museum of Modern Art. Lewis received the Mercedes T. Bass Rome Prize in Architecture from the American Academy in Rome in 1999. He is the author of Lewis.Tsurumaki.Lewis: Opportunistic Architecture (New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2008) and Situation Normal...Pamphlet Architecture 21, (New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 1998). Recent built work includes Arthouse-a contemporary art center in Austin, Texas; Sullivan Family Student Center, University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming; Bornhuetter Hall, The College of Wooster, Wooster, Ohio; NYU's Department of Social and Cultural Analysis; and the Buffet at The City Center in Las Vegas. LTL is currently completing an administrative campus for Claremont University Consortium in California; a new residence hall for Gallaudet University; a full building renovation for NYU's Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development, and playground equipment. Lewis's work has been exhibited in the Cooper Hewitt Museum's "National Design Triennial" (2000) and the Walker Art Center "World Away: New Suburban Landscape" (2008). LTL's work has also been exhibited at SFMoMA; The Heinz Architectural Center in the Carnegie Museums; Syracuse University; The University of Texas at Austin; University of Pennsylvania School of Architecture and the Van Alen Institute. LTL has received six International Design Magazine Awards, three AIA design awards, and their drawings are in the permanent collections of both SFMOMA and the Heinz Architectural Center.