Brad Cloepfil: Calling

This presentation will be conducted through Zoom. Zoom account registration is required, please register in advance here.

Brad Cloepfil’s talk, Calling, will touch upon the key forces of inspiration, engagement and negotiation, in the work of Allied Works:  Forces of site, of cultural context, of construction, of energy and risk. It will be a visual discussion and exploration, augmented by an exchange with Nader Tehrani.

The event will be moderated by Nader Tehrani.

Brad Cloepfil, Founding Principal, Allied Works Architecture Architect, educator, and principal of Allied Works, Brad Cloepfil creates culturally resonant architectural designs that are forged by the defining elements of their mission and site. He has designed and realized a wide range of projects around the world, including civic and educational institutions, arts organizations and museums, and private residences. He has received particular acclaim for his work on creative and cultural projects and for crafting powerful spaces for art and interaction.

Cloepfil founded Allied Works Architecture in his native Portland, Oregon, in 1994, and opened the New York City office in 2003. The recipient of numerous design awards, Cloepfil has held professorships and lectured widely throughout North America and Europe. He earned his bachelor’s in architecture at the University of Oregon, and holds an advanced degree in architectural design from the Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture.

"Studio Bell: Home of the National Music Centre, Calgary,” photography by Jeremy Bittermann / JBSA