5:30pm – 6:30pm: Self-guided Tour
6:30pm – 7:30pm: Lecture
7:30pm – 8:00pm: Reception
Architect Enrique Norten will discuss his work and recent projects. His talk is preceded by a self-guided tour of the Glass House and followed by a light reception.
Enrique Norten was born in Mexico City in 1954. He studied architecture in Iberoamericana University (1978) and holds a Master in Architecture from Cornell University (1980). In 1986, he founded TEN Arquitectos and in 2000 opened a second office in New York. He lectures the Miller professorship at the University of Pennsylvania and has taught at Yale, UCLA, Michigan, Texas, Cornell, Parsons, Pratt Institute and Harvard universities. Over his 28-year career, Enrique has received many awards and accolades. In 1998, he received the Mies van der Rohe Prize of Latin American Architecture and since 1999 he is an Honorary Member of the American Institute of Architects. With over 50 built projects, he is recognized by buildings such as the National School of Theatre and Arts, the Habita Hotel, the Americano Hotel, the High Museum of Villahermosa, the National Laboratory of Genomics for Biodiversity, the University Museum of Chopo, the Amparo Museum, the Emblematic Monument of the 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Puebla, Santa Fe Eurocenter, Business School Campus Livingston Rutgers University New Jersey and Mercedes House in New York.