2019 CPPLA Lecture Series #1: Alberto de Salvatierra - Soft Infrastructures (Public Lecture + Digital Workshop)

Friday, November 8, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Building 7 Atrium

The Department of Landscape Architecture welcomes polymath/architectural designer/landscape urbanist Alberto de Salvatierra for a two-part event: a public lecture and an evening digital workshop.

An assistant professor at the University of Nevada-Las Vegas School of Architecture, de Salvatierra founded and coordinates the interdisciplinary Global Studio Program, SoA’s first international design studio program. He is also the co-founder of at-LAS, a new interdisciplinary laboratory. He is also Founder and Principal of PROXIIMA, and current shaper (and former curator) of the Las Vegas Hub of the Global Shapers Community, an initiative by the World Economic Forum in Geneva, Switzerland.

de Salvatierra has been the recipient of Cornell's Robert James Eidlitz Fellowship, Harvard Library's Inaugural May Crane Fellowship, and GSD's Penny White Prize. Prior to arriving at UNLV, he taught ecological design at Cornell University, architecture foundations at the Boston Architectural College, and landscape architecture at GSD’s Design Discovery. He received his Bachelor of Architecture from Cornell University, and his Master of Landscape Architecture and  Master of Design Studies in Urbanism, Landscape and Ecology from Harvard University's Graduate School of Design.


Lecture: Soft Structures
Date: Friday, Nov. 8 | 12 p.m.
Location: Building 7 Atrium

Digital Workshop: Representing Landscape as Urbanism Through Vector/Raster Axonometrics
Date: Friday, Nov. 8 | 6 p.m.
Location: Building 2, Room 131