GSAPP Alumni Fuensanta Nieto ’83 MSAAD and Enrique Sobejano ’83 MSAAD of Nieto Sobejano Arquitectos will deliver the Arthur M. Rosenblatt Memorial Lecture on Museum Design at the Center for Architecture this Thursday, October 6 from 6–8PM. Former GSAPP Faculty member David van der Leer will provide the response.
Fuensanta Nieto and Enrique Sobejano are graduates of the Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura de Madrid (ETSAM) and the Columbia GSAPP. Sobejano is a design professor at the Universität der Künste Berlin and Nieto is an associate design professor in the School of Architecture at the Universidad Europea de Madrid. Both have taught and lectured internationally. From 1986 to 1991, they were Directors of Arquitectura, the magazine of the Colegio Oficial de Arquitectos de Madrid.
Nieto Sobejano Arquitectos was founded in 1985 by Fuensanta Nieto and Enrique Sobejano and has offices in Madrid and Berlin. The internationally recognized, award-winning firm was recently awarded first prize in the competition for the design of the Museum of Fine Arts in Vannes, France. Among their notable works are the Arvo Pärt Centre in Estonia, the Madinat al-Zahra Museum in Cordoba, the Moritzburg Museum in Halle, the San Telmo Museum in San Sebastián, the Zaragoza Congress Centre, the Martin Chirino Foundation in Las Palmas, the Joanneum Museum extension in Graz, and the Contemporary Art Centre in Cordoba. Current projects include the extension of the Archaeologische Staatssammlung in Munich, the extension of the Museo Sorolla in Madrid, the Montblanc Haus in Hamburg, the Archive of the Avant-Garde in Dresden, and the Carmen Thyssen Museum in Girona.
Learn more about the work of the GSAPP alumni-led firm Nieto Sobejano Arquitectos by watching their 2016 lecture on the GSAPP YouTube Channel. titled “Denkbilder,” which was followed by a response from Adjunct Associate Professor Eric Bunge.