Anna Heringer Architecture
Friday 11:00 AM-12:30 PM
Anna studied Architecture at the Linz University of Art and Design in Austria, and continued by taking Doctorate studies at the Technischen Universität in Munich. She has organized, developed and assisted various organizations to overcome real-world problems by implementing simple, harmonious design solutions through structure, technique and use of materials, as well as with the location, the environment, the user, and the socio-cultural context. Anna is a force for good; she believes that Architecture is a tool to improve lives, and that sustainability is a synonym for beauty.
New York, New York
Saturday 2:15-3:45 PM
Craig Edward Dykers received a Bachelor of Science in Architecture at the University of Texas in Austin after initial studies in medicine and art. Craig worked in both Texas and California before co-founding the architecture, landscape, and interior design company, Snøhetta, in Oslo, Norway in 1989 and in New York City in 2004.
He has served as co-designer of many prominent projects, including the Alexandria Library in Egypt, the National Opera in Oslo, Norway, and the National September 11 Memorial Museum and Pavilion at the World Trade Center Site in New York City.
Recently having completed the new National Opera in Oslo, Snøhetta has gained a number of other prominent cultural buildings including the new King Abdulaziz Center for Knowledge and Culture, the new James B. Hunt Jr. Library in Raleigh, North Carolina, the expansion of the SFMOMA in San Francisco, California, and the Redesign of Times Square in New York City.
Craig has also served as a Diploma Adjudicator at the Architectural College in Oslo and as a Distinguished Professor at City College in New York City and Syracuse University's NYC Studio. He has lectured extensively throughout Europe, Asia, and the Americas.
Friday 1:45-3:15 PM
Architect MAA/RIBA, Kim Herforth Nielsen, born 1954, is Founder and Principal of 3XN. Kim Herforth Nielsen graduated from the Aarhus School of Architecture in 1981 and was one of the three Nielsen-founders in 1986. Ever since he has been the driving force behind 3XN, and been involved in all the practice's major projects, including The Blue Planet, Kubus in Berlin, Museum of Liverpool, Ørestad College, Muziekgebouw Concert Hall in Amsterdam, the Danish Embassy in Berlin and the Architects’ House in Copenhagen.
Kim Herforth Nielsen is often called upon as a jury member in international architectural competitions, and as lecturer at art academies and universities around the world. Kim Herforth Nielsen is a Knight of Dannebrog and has received Denmark’s highest architectural honor, the C.F. Hansen Medaille.
Saturday 9:45-11:15 AM
Lauren Rottet is one of the most-celebrated interior architects today with an extraordinary record of awards, publications, lectures, juries and honours. Ms. Rottet recently became the only woman in history to be elevated to Fellow by both the American Institute of Architects and International Interior Design Association. She also holds the coveted titles of Interior Design Hall of Fame, Contract Magazine(formerly Interiors Magazine) Designer of the Year and Lifetime Appointee to the U.S. General Services Administration's National Register of Peer Professionals for Design Excellence. In 2006, Rottet was inducted as an Inaugural Member of the Women in Design Hall of Fame. She also served as Juror for the 2010 Cooper-Hewitt National Design Award. Ms. Rottet's furniture and product designs have earned her four gold medals for Best of NeoCon and a Chicago Athenaeum Award.
Los Angeles, California
Saturday 12:30-2:00 PM
Since LOHA's inception in 1990, founder and principal Lorcan O'Herlihy has sought opportunities to engage the ever changing complexities of the urban landscape with respect to spatial and experiential information.
In 2004 the Architectural League of New York selected Lorcan O'Herlihy as one of the eight "emerging voices" in the United States. In 2009 Lorcan was elevated to the prestigious College of Fellows of the American Institute of Architects, an honour awarded to members who have made significant contributions to the profession. Lorcan's commitment to design excellence in commercial, educational and residential projects has earned over 60 national and local design awards, including the 2010 AIA / Los Angeles Firm of the Year Award.