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Zach Pauls speaks at 12:00 noon on Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at the University of Manitoba Faculty of Architecture in the Centre Space of the John A. Russell Building.

Zach Pauls joined Morphosis in 2014 with over six years of international experience in project design and management. Pauls has been a senior researcher with the Now Institute led by Thom Mayne and Eui-Sung Yi since 2013, where he served as job captain for multiple urban research projects in Cap-Haïtien, Haiti including the forthcoming publication Cap-Haïtien NOW. At the Now Institute, Pauls is the project coordinator for the Haiti Life Tree, an off-grid utility station that will provide clean drinking water and music education in underserved areas of Cap-Haïtien, Haiti. Additionally he serves as a guest lecturer leading ongoing projects in Haiti and Los Angeles. At Morphosis, Pauls is currently serving as a project designer and job captain for the Kolon Future Research Park, a new laboratory facility and corporate headquarters located in Seoul, South Korea (to be completed 2017).

Prior to Morphosis, Pauls worked as a project architect for the award-winning firm 5468796 architecture. At 5468796, his involvement included work on the OZ Condos (completed 2014), the Romaniuk House (completed 2014) and the Avenue + Hample Building (completed 2012) and the Bond Tower (proposal). Prior to working at 5468796, he held the position of Visiting Assistant Professor at Texas Tech University, where he taught design studios in Lubbock, Texas; Leuven, Belgium; and Berlin, Germany. He is a frequent guest critic at both the University of Manitoba and South Dakota State University. Pauls holds a post-professional degree in architecture from the University of California, Los Angeles, as well as a Master of Architecture and Bachelor of Environmental Design from the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg. He is a licensed architect in the province of Manitoba.

Lunch will be served at a cost of $5.