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Lecture Series: Rafael Moneo

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Two Public Buildings in Madrid and How They Live in Time, 
A lecture from Rafael Moneo

Monday, April 15th, 6:00pm
Betts Auditorium, School of Architecture

Pritzker Prize and RIBA Royal Gold Medal winning architect Rafael Moneo was born in Tudela in the province of Navarra, Spain, in 1937. He obtained his architectural degree in 1961 from the Architecture School of Madrid. As a student, he worked for Oíza and in 1962 for Utzon. He was awarded a Fellowship to study in Rome from 1963-65. After becoming a professor in the Architecture Schools of Barcelona and Madrid he was appointed Chairman of the Architecture Department of the Harvard University GSD. Currently he is the Emeritus Josep Lluís Sert Professor of Architecture at Harvard University GSD where he continues to teach.

Notable among Rafael Moneo’s works are the National Museum of Roman Art in Mérida, the Kursaal Auditorium and Congress Center in San Sebastián, the Museums of Modern Art and Architecture in Stockholm, Our Lady of the Angels Cathedral in Los Angeles and the Extension to the Prado Museum in Madrid. 

Lecture made possible by the Jean Labatut Memorial Lectures in Architecture and Urban Planning Fund. The School of Architecture, Princeton University, is registered with the AIA Continuing Education System (AIA/CES) and is committed to developing quality learning activities in accordance with the AIA/CES criteria. 

Photos on Princeton SoA Flickr