Project Managers and the End of the Dominatrix Architect : Interwiew with Alenjandro Zaera-Polo

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January 22, 2018

Bernd Upmeyer and Beatriz Ramo spoke with Alejandro Zaera-Polo about “Client-shaped Urbanism”.

Zaera-Polo is currently Professor of Architecture at the School of Architecture in Princeton University. He worked at OMA in Rotterdam prior to establishing FOA in 1993, an international award winning practice that built projects such as the Yokohoma International Cruise Terminal in Japan. In June 2013, he established Alejandro Zaera-Polo & Maider Llaguno Architecture (AZPML), where he is working on projects such as the Redevelopment of the Birmingham New Street Station. The work of Alejandro Zaera-Polo has been widely published and exhibited. The interview took place via Skype on January 22, 2018.

Photo : Valerie Leon Dominatrix – Peter Sellers

Full interview (4120 words) in MONU #28 Client-shaped Urbanism

—— Excerpts of the interview soon in this post ——-

Title: Project Managers and the End of the Dominatrix Architect
Name: Interwiew with Alenjandro Zaera-Polo
Date: January 22, 2018
Type: Self-initiated interview
Location: Rotterdam, the Netherlands
Site: 
Programme: Interview about the difficulties that architects have to face in the relationship with their clients
Surface: 4120 words
Status: Published
Client: Self-initiated
Publications:  MONU #28, Rotterdam, the Netherlands, April 2018
Exhibitions: –
STAR Team: Beatriz Ramo
Collaborators: co-author: Bernd Upmeyer – BOARD + editor-in-chief MONU, Danae Zachariaki (Transcription)
Proofreading: Maarten Doude van Troostwijk
Extra: –