Identity as Home

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Identity as Home

Tuesday, October 21 at 16:30


Kortrijk Xpo / Speakers Corner

LoT office for architecture founder Leonidas Trampoukis will share his vision and present LoT's recent body of work throught the prism of the Biennale's challenges and bring forward his interpretation of curator Joseph Grima’s statement ‘The Home Does Not Exist’. From the viewpoint of a young talented architect he will reflect and comment on future directions for the home environment.

Lecture hosted by Allaert Aluminium on invitation.

Language speaker(s): English

Space is limited so RSVP today!

  You will receive an email to present at the entrance of the speakers corner

Leonidas Trampoukis

Biography

Leonidas Trampoukis is the co-founder and principal of LoT office for architecture. Before founding LoT he was project leader at the award-winning architecture office FR-EE of Fernando Romero based in New York and Mexico City and worked at the New York office of Skidmore Owings & Merill. He has been a frequent guest critic at design studios at Columbia University, Pratt Institute, and NYIT.

LoT is an award winning architecture and design studio based in Greece and operating internationally, developing ideas that engage architecture and design, arts and culture, nature and artifice. LoT works on an array of projects ranging in scale and complexity from objects and installations to spaces and buildings of high-capacity architecture. With a global range and international experience in both architecture and art, LoT focuses on applying strong design concepts with consciousness and pragmatism. LoT was shortlisted for the Piranesi Award 2013 and is included in the 2014 Wallpaper* Architects Directory, the iconic magazine’s list of the best emerging architectural talent from around the globe.

Founding partners Leonidas Trampoukis and Eleni Petaloti hold a Master of Science in Architecture from Columbia University in New York and from Aristotle Polytechnic University in Greece. Eleni received a Fullbright Scholarship to study at Columbia University and has gained extensive experience in the fields of architecture and the collaborating with the Guggenheim Foundation in New York. She has served for four years as the Director of the Studio of internationally acclaimed artist Mariko Mori and is currently the Director of FAOU Foundation, based in New York.

LoT’s work has received numerous awards, including the Best Project of the Year Award at DOMES Greek Architecture Awards. It has also been featured in press worldwide, most importantly in Wallpaper* and FRAME magazine, and presented in exhibitions, most notably the Venice Architecture Biennale, the Biennale of Young Greek Architects and the Salone Internazionale del Mobile in Milan.