Director
ANDREW GIPE-LAZAROU
Andrew Gipe-Lazarou (MArch Harvard 2015, PhD NTUA 2021) is a designer, educator, and researcher interested in the role of space in cultural-historical contexts. His work includes contributions to the international Elements of Architecture series by the Office for Metropolitan Architecture, field work and articles about the role of sensory learning in design education (The Diakron Institute, University of Cambridge, 2019), and ongoing research about the role of fictional narratives in the history of the city (“The ‘Extreme Fantasy’ of Delirious New York”, Lovecraft Annual, Hippocampus Press, 2020).
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Harvard Graduate School of Design Thesis
May, 2015
An illustrated polemic created and presented by Andrew Richard Gipe; submitted as a thesis to qualify for the degree of Masters of Architecture at the Harvard Graduate School of Design in the spring of 2015.
Harvard GSD Structures II Bridge-Building Competition
May, 2015
As a Teaching Assistant in Structures II in the spring of 2015, Mr. Gipe collaborated with course instructor and structural engineer Paul Kassabian to innovate and realize the school's first-ever bridge-building competition.
June, 2014
"We want to take a fresh look at the fundamental elements of architecture - used by any architect, anywhere, anytime - to see if we can discover something new about architecture." - Rem Koolhaas, Announcement of the 14th Vennice Architecture Biennale on the 25th of January, 2013