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Lecture: Sandro Marpillero & Linda Pollak

March 4, 2009
6pm Reception, 6:30pm Lecture
Sandro Marpillero & Linda Pollak
Steinberg Auditorium

Free

Visiting Architecture Studio faculty Sandro Marpillero and Linda Pollak are owners/partners of Marpillero Pollak Architects (MPA) in New York. The firm, which is part of the NYC Department of Design and Construction Design Excellence Program, is committed to the power of architecture to transform built and natural environments. Current projects include Elmhurst Library Renovation and Expansion, Queens Plaza Public Spaces, New Stapleton Waterfront Park, and Staten Island Children's Museum Lightweight Structures.

MPA’s projects have garnered numerous honors, including awards from the American Institute of Architects, the American Society of Landscape Architects, the Environmental Design Research Association, the AIA/HUD Community Building by Design, and Wood Design Awards. Marpillero and Pollak have also received numerous grants and fellowships for their work on these projects, including from the NEA and the Fulbright Program, NYSCA, and the Design Trust for Public Space.

Visit the Marpillero Pollak Architects website for more information, including detailed bios of the architects.