Jonathan Lott and Brian Price of New York firm PARA-Project lecture at the University of Toronto

These two young architects will deliver a lecture on their recent work at 1:00pm on February 2, 2010 in Room 066 of the John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Design at the University of Toronto, located at 230 College Street.


Jonathan Lott is a founding partner at Brooklyn-based PARA-Project, and Assistant Professor of Architecture at Syracuse University. He holds a Masters degree in Architecture with Distinction from Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design. Prior to co-founding PARA, Jonathan worked for the Office of Metropolitan Architecture and REX Architects on large-scale cultural and institutional buildings. He has also worked with the New York City Parks & Recreation Department directing the development of various public projects in the New York metropolitan area. Jonathan is a project editor for PRAXIS: Journal of Writing + Building and has taught design studios at Harvard’s Career Discovery program, the Boston Architecture Center, and Syracuse University. He has been an invited juror at Harvard, Princeton, Columbia, UPenn, and the Architectural League of New York.


Brian Price is also a founding partner of PARA-Project, a New York-based design practice and incubator for architectural strategies. Brian was instrumental in PARA’s achievement as a finalist in the 2009 MoMA/PS1 Young Architects Program and a winner of the 2007 Young Architects Award from the Architecture League of New York. He was a co-organizer of the Loopholes Symposium held at the Harvard Graduate School of Design in 2005 and the Para-theses Symposium convened at Columbia GSAPP in 2006. His work has been published in 306090, Frame, Form and Surface. He is a fellow of École d’Art Americaines, a recipient of a gold medal from the AIA, and has received a Graham Foundation Grant for his research initiatives. Prior to founding PARA-Project, Brian was a Senior Associate at SHoP Architects. In 2008, he served as the Emerging Architect at Columbia University-Barnard College.


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