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Washington University in St. Louis

June 6, 2014
On April 26, 2014, Dean and Professor Emeritus Constantine E. (Dinos) Michaelides participated as a keynote speaker in a seminar organized by the Hellenic Society for the Protection of Cultural Heritage and the Natural Environment (ELLET - NGO) and the School of Architecture at the National Technical University of Athens, Greece. The seminar took place on the island of Hydra. Titled "The Study of Hydra, Fifty Years Later" Michaelides's presentation focused on both the Greek and US roots of the original study as well as subsequent publications on the development of the island town during recent decades.

AGENCY partners Ersela Kripa and Stephen Mueller have been selected to contribute to the United States Pavilion at the 2014 Venice Biennale as an OFFICE US Outpost Architect.  The mission of OFFICE US is to “critically reflect on the production of US architectural firms abroad, while simultaneously projecting a new model for global architectural practice open to all of us.”  Commissioned by Storefront for Art and Architecture and curated by Eva Franch i Gilabert, Anna Miljacki, and Ashley Schafer, the US contribution will collaboratively research, study, and remake projects from an onsite archive‘ of 1,000 buildings designed by US offices over the last 100 years.
AGENCY is one of 90 architects worldwide who will collaborate with the eight OFFICE US partners headquartered in the US Pavilion at the 2014 Venice Biennale to collectively redefine architectural production.

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