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Daniels Faculty bulthaup lecture: “Space as substance” with Manon Asselin, Atelier TAG, Montréal

March 22, 2016
Room 103, 230 College Street

TAG image poster UofTDate: Tuesday, March 22, 2016
Time: 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Location: Room 103, 230 College Street
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Manon Asselin will discuss the notion of space as substance through recent projects. Space as substance is understood as the construction of an architecture perceived not in the sense of an enclosed three-dimensional entity, but rather as a simultaneous awareness of form and non-form.

Founded by Manon Asselin and Katsuhiro Yamazaki in 1997, Atelier TAG is a small husband and wife practice based in Montreal. Since its inception, the studio has sought to create meaningful spaces by reinterpreting the civic function of architecture through the careful study of the sociocultural contexts within which a given program operates. TAG’s growing body of work has allowed it to develop a design methodology focused on building technique and materiality. The work of the studio is a quest for simplicity, where the built space, through the calculated play of light and materiality, embodies the physical, the cultural and the poetics of architecture.

The young office’s output is consistently rewarded for its design excellence, including three Governor General’s medals, the prestigious Prix de Rome in architecture by the Canada Council for the Arts and the 2012 Emerging Voices from the Architectural League of New York.


This lecture is proudly sponsored by bulthaup Toronto

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