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Geli, Enric Ruiz
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Online; Online Video; Video
Date
2012-01-20
Duration
2:00:58
Summary
The 2012 Michael Owen Jones Memorial Lecture. Mr. Ruiz-Geli is the principal of the award-winning Cloud-9 Studio in Barcelona. This cutting-edge experimental practice is now internationally acclaimed for such works as Media-ICT, El Consorci Zona Franca 22, and Forest Hotel, Barcelona, and Villa Nurbs House, Empuriabrava. Cloud-9 has made a unique commitment to experiment with novel approaches in technology, fabrication and construction to realize these ground-breaking projects. Their works include the New York Aquarium and the Bulli Foundation Headquarters.Acknowledged for his revolutionary approach to innovation in architecture, Mr. Luiz-Geli 's numerous national and international awards include the World Architecture Festival (WAF) Award for World's Best Building of the Year for Media-ICT in 2011 and FAD Special Mention for the same building. He also won first prize at the 2011 Ecole Especiale de Paris, a Steel Design Award at the 2009 European Convention for Constructional Steelwork for Media-ICT. In 2008, his Villa Nurbs House was recognized with a Corian Dupont Prize.
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Geli, Enric Ruiz
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School of Architecture Lectures
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