Keynote – François Roche
We are pleased to announce that one of our Keynote Speakers at the Rob Arch 2016 conference will be:
-President of the laboratory of research / New-territories
-Co-founder and Principal of R&Sie(n) / Studio of architectural practices / NYC-Paris
-Co-founder of [eIf/bʌt/c]/ Institute for contingent scenario / Bangkok
-Guest Research professor in master class in several universities (see below)
Through these different structures, his architectural works and protocols seek to articulate the real and/or fictional, the geographic situations and narrative structures that can transform them. www.new-territories.com
François Roche architectural designs and processes have been show at, among other places, Columbia University (New York, 1999-2000), UCLA (Los Angeles, 1999-2000), ICA (London, 2001), Mori Art Museum (Tokyo, 2004), Centre Pompidou (Paris, 2003), MAM / Musée d’Art Moderne (Paris, 2005, 2006), the Tate Modern (London 2006) and Orléans/ArchiLab (1999, 2001, 2003). Work by R&Sie(n), New-Territories were selected for exhibition at the French pavilion at the Venice Architecture Biennales of 1990, 1996, 2000 and 2002 (they rejected the invitation that year), and for the international section in 2000, 2004,2008, in 2010 both International and Austrian Pavilion, in 2012 with small multiple cessions (Dark Side Curating, Slovenian Pavilion, Writing Architecture), and in 2014 in Bembo Pavilion. In 2015, New-Territories was invited at Chicago Biennial and Acadia Cincinnati (as in 2008 in Minneapolis). Among the teaching positions held by François Roche over the last decade is guest professor at the Bartlett School in London in 2000, the Vienna TU in 2001, the Barcelona ESARQ in 2003-04, the Paris ESA in 2005, the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia in 2006, the Angewangde in Vienna in 2008, the USC-Los Angeles in 2009-10-11, the Gsapp Columbia, in the period 2006-2013, at Upenn, Philadelphia 2013-14, at RMIT Melbourne 2012-2015, and Michigan Ann Arbor 2015.