Talking SHoP: Taking risks from New York to Seoul to Barcelona

Full price: $67.00
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Course outline
Course structure and materials
Length of course
CPD hours
Learning outcome
Competency standards

Course outline

From the National Architecture Conference 2015: Risk

Gregg Pasquarelli addresses the theme of risk and focuses on the ways in which his practice engages risk as a productive element within their work.

Since 1996 New York-based SHoP Architects has set the standard for creative exploration in the field of architecture and modelled a new way forward with its unconventional approach to design. The firmís method centres on a willingness to question accepted patterns of practice, coupled with the courage to expand beyond the architectís traditional roles.

AACA Competency: Design


Gregg Pasquarelli - Principal: SHoP Architects

Under the leadership of founding partner Gregg Pasquarelli, SHoP Architects has grown to over 200 people, with projects completed or underway on four continents. Celebrated projects such as the Porter House apartments, the East River Waterfront, and the Barclays Center arena have cemented SHoPís reputation for smart, successful, transformative neighborhood interventions.

Beyond the office, Gregg lectures widely. His commitment as an educator demonstrates his dedication to impacting his field, challenging a new generation of architects to understand that technological proficiency and the pursuit of beauty are never mutually exclusive.

Course structure and materials

  • Audio-visual Flash presentation
  • Formal assessment

    Length of course

    1 hours

    Continuing professional development hours


    1 formal Continuing Professional Development (CPD) point.

    Learning outcome

    After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • List international examples of the architectural necessity of risk taking
  • Recognise the importance of politics, finance and technology in the field of architecture
  • Look at ways boundaries are being pushed through design

    National Competency Standards in Architecture



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