The Ryerson University Department of Architectural Science (DAS) has annual lecture and events series with a diverse collection of free talks and exhibitions throughout the academic year.
The events take place at Ryerson’s Paul H. Cocker Gallery and run from September to May. This year’s (2018-2019) events include talks, exhibitions, award programmes, a collaborative exercise, and the annual year end show.
Ryerson is one of three architecture programs in the city and has a relationship with the Consulate of the Netherlands who help to bring a Dutch Architect each year to the city. It is an opportunity to both showcase Dutch work and philosophy to a large student body of 400 students as well as a other academics, practitioners, developers and city officials who all like to attend these talks. The event is open to the public.
Mr Naus is architect and co-founder of Monadnock in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. In 2001 he obtained his master’s degree in architecture with distinction from the Academie voor Architectuur en Stedenbouw in Tilburg, having graduated from the Academie voor Kunst en Vormgeving Sint Joost in Breda in 1996. He served his internship at AWG Architecten in Antwerp, where he worked on the realization of a small-scale residential building on the Scheldekaai. After his study Naus returned to Antwerp to work as chief designer at the firm of Poulissen & Partners. While there he was involved in various projects realized in Antwerp, such as the multifunctional Hangar 26/27 on the Schelde, the residential block Cornelis-Floris on the Willemdok and the Tachkemonischool. In 2000 Naus moved to Rotterdam, where he broadened his experience by working at MVRDV until 2006. While there, as project architect he was responsible for the realization of large-scale projects including the Parkrand residential block in Amsterdam and the pop music venue Effenaar in Eindhoven. In addition to this, he worked on the Lloyd Hotel in Amsterdam and international design projects such as the 2004 Serpentine Gallery Pavilion in London and the Celosia residential block in Madrid. Sandor Naus was part of the three-man team that won the NIROV competition ‘De woonwijk van de toekomst’ (The residential district of the future) in 2004. He has realized several private residences and has fulfilled various educational functions since 2001, at institutions including the Design Academy Eindhoven and the Academie voor Architectuur en Stedenbouw in Tilburg.
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