Join the School of Architecture on Wednesday, November 9, at 5:00 p.m. for a lecture by John Szot in the Goldsmith Lecture Hall (GOL 3.120) with an opening reception for his exhibit, Mass Market Alternatives, to immediately follow in the Mebane Gallery (GOL 2.105).
John Szot is an architect living in Brooklyn, New York. His work related to building design has been exhibited at the Art Institute of Chicago, the Shenzhen Architecture Biennial, SIGGRAPH, the WNDX Festival of the Moving Image, the Pinkcomma Gallery, and the Museum of Modern Art. In addition to serving as a creative director at multiple design studios working in architecture and digital media, he has held teaching positions at Columbia University, University of Texas at Austin, and Parsons New School for Design. He currently teaches architectural design in the undergraduate program at the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York. His forthcoming book Buildingness will be an independently-published volume of drawings, images, and writings related to the work of his studio, slated for release in 2020.
John Szot Studio is an architecture practice focused on understanding the relationship between technology and meaning in the built environment. Its recent work on developing a new cultural take on mass-produced suburban housing has been featured in Fast Company, Texas Architect, and CNN.
Mr. Szot holds degrees from the University of Texas at Austin (B. Arch ‘98) and Columbia University (M.S. AAD ‘01). He is licensed to practice architecture in New York, Oregon, and Vermont.