Please join us for a special lecture at the University of Utah featuring Gisue Hariri of Hariri and Hariri Architects.
Gisue Hariri is the Co-Founder and Principal Creative Director of Hariri & Hariri Architecture, a New York–based multi-disciplinary architecture and design firm established in 1986 by Iranian-born Cornell-educated sisters. Today she & her sister are celebrated as two of the most accomplished women in American architecture and design and are described as one of the most progressive and out-of-the-box firms currently working in the United States. Their projects range from luxury residential developments and hotels to single-family houses to high-concept, high-tech experiments. For the Hariris, design is a holistic, boundary-less enterprise ranging from master planning and architecture to interior design, furniture, lighting, product design, and jewelry.
Gisue Hariri has devoted time to teaching since 1987, to emphasize the importance of academic and philosophical discourse within the context of a professional practice, and have been an Adjunct Professor of Architecture at Columbia University, and a Visiting Critic at Cornell University.
Gisue Hariri is an Activist promoting “Women Empowerment , Equaltiy & Equity “ for all women specially in the male dominated field of architecture.
The firm’s work with leading international corporations, developers, fashion labels, along with cultural, institutional and high-profile private clients demonstrates their multi-faceted practice with an acclaimed Swarovski ‘Crystal Palace Collection’ chandelier, and ‘Kryptonite’ couture jewelry collection.
The Hariris have been honored with numerous awards, including the 2015 American Architecture Award from The Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design, and the career achievement award by PAAIA. They received the 2005 “Academy Award for Architecture” from American Academy of Arts and Letters and were inducted into the Design Hall of Fame in 2006. In 2010 they were named as one of today’s greatest talents in Architecture & Design in AD-100 by the prestigious Architectural Digest and In 2014, they were included on the Design Power-100 list by Surface Magazine.
Their recent monograph Hariri & Hariri: Leading Architects published in January 2018 by The Images Publishing Group celebrates the firm’s nearly three decade of International project and work.
The lecture will take place in RM 127 in the School of Architecture and Planning at the University of Utah.
We will also be drawing for our NCARB Lottery!