TROY CONRAD THERRIEN: "Architecture Effects: Moving On After Progress"
APAJA AUDITORIUM AT 15:15
Troy Conrad Therrien
Curator, Architecture and Digital Initiatives
Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation and Museum
Initially trained as a computer engineer, and later in architecture design, history, and theory, Troy Conrad Therrien has held positions as an architect, creative technologist, innovation consultant, and scholar. His current research focuses on the relationship between architecture, communication technology, and political economy through a curatorial practice that blends traditional exhibitions with experimental forms of programming and research. He regularly lectures, writes, and sits on juries across a diverse spectrum of venues and fields.
Therrien is also currently an adjunct professor of architecture at the Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, where he cofounded the Architecture Online Lab and was the founding director of The Energy Issue. He received an MA in Architecture History and Theory from the Architectural Association in London, and an MArch from Columbia University, where he received the American Institute of Architects Medal. He also holds a BASc in Computer Engineering from the University of British Columbia.
Last updated: 19.3.2015