Guest lecture: Neeraj Bhatia

Welcome everyone to the guest lecture The Open Workshop with Neeraj Bhatia at AHO! 

Bhatia´s work resides at the intersection of politics, infrastructure, and urbanism. He is an Assistant Professor at the California College of the Arts where he also co-directs the urbanism research lab, The Urban Works Agency. 

Prior to CCA, Bhatia held teaching positions at Cornell University, Rice University, and the University of Toronto.

Neeraj is also founder of The Open Workshop, a transcalar design-research office examining the negotiation between architecture and its territorial environment. In 2016, The Open Workshop was awarded the Architectural League Young Architects Prize. 

Other distinctions include: 

  • The Emerging Leaders Award from Design Intelligence
  • Graham Foundation Grants
  • The Lawrence B. Anderson Award
  • Shell Center for Sustainability Grant
  • Odebrecht first-prize Award for Sustainability
  • ACSA Faculty Design Award
  • The Fulbright Fellowship

He is co-editor of the books:

  • Bracket [Takes Action]
  • The Petropolis of Tomorrow
  • Bracket [Goes Soft]
  • Arium: Weather + Architecture
  • Pamphlet Architecture 30: Coupling — Strategies for Infrastructural Opportunism (​co-author) 

His articles have appeared in:

  • Volume/Archis
  • Thresholds
  • Manifest
  • MONU
  • Places
  • Footprint
  • Domus
  • Onsite Review
  • Scenario Journal
  • PLAT
  • Avery Review
  • Field Journal
  • ARPA
  • GAM
  • Yale Perspecta

He has worked for:

  • Eisenman Architects
  • Coop Himmelblau
  • Bruce Mau Design
  • OMA
  • Lateral Office
  • ORG

Bhatia received his master's degree in architecture and urban design from MIT where he was studying on a Fulbright Fellowship.


Dato: 22 november, 2018
Tid: 18:00

Sted: A2 Sverre Fehn auditorium
Adresse: Maridalsveien 29, 0175 Oslo

Kontakt: Luis Callejas