Building on Buildings

Under the title “Building on Buildings” – also the name of the studio that Wonne Ickx will be teaching at GSAPP, Columbia in spring 2022 – Ickx will revisit the work of his studio PRODUCTORA with a specific emphasis on project that are additions, re-uses and continuations of existing structures or ideas.

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Wonne Ickx studied Civil Engineering and Architecture at the University of Ghent, Belgium and Urban Studies at the Centre for Metropolitan Studies (CEMET) in Guadalajara, Mexico. In 2006, he founded PRODUCTORA in Mexico City, together with Abel Perles, Carlos Bedoya, and Victor Jaime. PRODUCTORA has received many awards, including the Oscar Niemeyer Prize for Latin American Architecture and the Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize for Emerging Architecture. Wonne Ickx has taught architecture at Harvard, IIT, UCLA, RICE, Princeton, Columbia and several universities in Mexico. He is cofounder of LIGA, Space for Architecture, an independent exhibition platform that promotes contemporary Latin American architecture in Mexico City since 2011.

*Please enter through the Cranbrook Academy of Art Library to attend in person at the deSalle Auditorium. Cranbrook Art Museum will not be open.


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