Marc Simmons – Recent Work of Front

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As part of the Seoul National University DAAE Fall 2016 Lectures series in partnership with the Seoul Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism, please join us for a lecture by Marc Simmons, founding partner of Front, Inc.

Where: Building 39 Room B113, Seoul National University Dept. of Architecture and Architectural Engineering, 1 Gwanakro Gwanak-gu
When: Tuesday, Sept 20th, 6:30pm
The lecture is free and open to the public

Following the lecture, Marc will be joined in conversation with Na Min Ra, principal Front Inc., and John Hong, professor, Seoul National University and Director of International Studios, Seoul Biennale. The event is the first in a series of lectures and conversations hosted by the Seoul Biennale International Studios. Please stay tuned for future events.

Front is a leading global collective of creative individuals who bring specialist facade system design to project owners, architects, designers, consultants, and contractors. They have completed over a hundred unique projects such as the CCTV Headquarters with OMA, The Eli and Edyth Broad Museum with Zaha Hadid Architects, and the Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center with Renzo Piano Building Workshop to name a few. Their incredible portfolio of building facade systems include custom-designed curtainwall and cladding systems, geometrically challenging building forms, elegant and efficient support structures, original kinetic solutions, and beautiful long-span skylights.

Marc Simmons is also Thomas W. Ventulett III Distinguished Chair in Architectural Design at the Georgia Institute of Technology and is leading an advanced graduate studio researching new modes of architectural and urban illumination in Dongdaemun. Please join us for this special event.