Liz diller



03 July 2014 19:00 pm - DAM / The German Architecture Museum

Elizabeth Diller is an architect and educator based in New York. In 1979, she formed the architectural firm of Diller & Scofidio along with Ricardo Scofidio. Diller Scofidio + Renfro's approach is to create an alternative form of architecture practice that unites design, performance and electronic media with cultural and architectural theory and criticism. Since then they have received a number of grants and awards including The Macarthur Fellows Program as well as The Macdermott Award for Creative Achievement from MIT and The Tiffany Award for emerging artists.

Elizabeth Diller attended The Cooper Union School of Art and received a Bachelor of Architecture degree in 1979. She then taught at The Cooper Union and has been Associate Professor of Architecture at Princeton since 1990. Recent projects include 'Interclone Hotel', an installation for the Istanbul Biennial; The American Lawn: Surface of Everyday Life, an exhibition at the Canadian Centre for Architecture; 'Bad Press', which appeared at the Venice Biennale of Architecture; Brooklyn Academy of Music Cultural District in collaboration with Rem Koolhaas; 'Facsimile', a permanent installation for the new moscone convention center expansion in San Francisco, and 'Travelogues', a permanent installation at the new JFK International Arrivals Terminal in New York.