Livestream | AnA | Nanne de Ru & Dikkie Scipio
Architects, not Architecture aims to bring to the stage what we normally don’t see. We invite well-known architects, who instead of talking about their award winning international projects, are asked to talk about themselves. They speak about their path, their influences and experiences, and dive deeper into their intellectual biography.
On Wednesday, March 10th, 2021 live from 19:00 to 20:30 CET, following Dutch architects will talk on our virtual stage about their personal experiences and important creative periods in their lives and, as always at “AnA“, none of their projects may be mentioned:
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18:45 (CET) – “Doors open”
19:00 – 19:10 – Welcome
19:10 – 20:10 – Speakers (20-Minute talk & 10-Minute interview)
20:10 – 20:30 – Discussion with questions from the audience
Information about the speakers
Nanne de Ru is a founding partner of Powerhouse Company and has headed up the Rotterdam office since its opening in 2005. Nanne holds a Master of Excellence in Architecture from The Berlage, where he graduated in 2002, as well as a Bachelor of Architectural Engineering from the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences, which he completed in 1998. In addition to running a global architecture practice, Nanne also teaches and lectures on architecture and design. Between 2013 and 2016, Nanne de Ru was director of The Berlage Centre for Advanced Studies in Architecture and Urban Design in Delft. His work takes him across the world, from Santiago to Shenzhen.
Nanne de Ru’s work has been commended with a number of awards, including the Rotterdam Maaskant Prize for Young Architects in 2011, the Dutch Design Award in 2008 and the NAi/ AM Award in 2008. In 2015, Nanne de Ru co-founded RED Company with Niels Jansen in order to explore new ways of commissioning and developing architecture. www.powerhouse-company.com
Dikkie Scipio is professor, architect and founding partner of KAAN Architecten. She runs the Rotterdam based office together with Kees Kaan and Vincent Panhuysen. After exploring various crafts, Dikkie Scipio studied applied arts and interior design at the Royal Academy of Art in The Hague and successively trained as an architect at the Rotterdam Academy of Architecture. Scipio’s training allows her to lead work ranging from large-scale master plans to furniture and interior design, from initial concept to execution. Renovation and extension of listed monuments are complex projects that play a central role in her architectural practice. She is currently working on several such projects, namely the renovation and extension of the Royal Museum of Fine Arts in Antwerp and the Museum Paleis Het Loo in Apeldoorn.
Dikkie Scipio is an international lecturer and sits on several juries, in 2018 she joined Nai010 Publishers’ advisory board. Since 2019, she is Professor of Architectural Design at Münster University of Applied Sciences. www.kaanarchitecten.com
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