Jesse Reiser: Lecture

at HKU Shanghai Center


Wednesday, March 16,

7:30 p.m. 2016


Jesse Reiser, founding partner of Reiser+Umemoto, RUR Architecture DPC, will be giving a lecture at The University of Hong Kong Shanghai Study Center on March. 16th. 2016. This lecture explores the groundbreaking exo-skeleton O-14 tower in Dubai by New York-based practice, Reiser + Umemoto. Jesse Reiser will give an account of the design’s realization and present a manifesto of sorts, as he delves into the complex interrelationships this architectural model weaves between technology, expression and politics in the context of the ‘nowhere place’ of the global city. The lecture will also examine the firms two ongoing projects in Taiwan: the Taipei Pop Music Center and the Kaohsiung Port Terminal as well as the recent University of Applied Arts Vienna competition proposal.


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