Pre-lecture social starts at 6:30 PM | DeVos Family Room
Presented in collaboration with AIA Orlando and HuntonBrady Architects
This lecture by Christian Hoenigschmid, Associate Principal at Grimshaw Architects in NYC, speaks about the Grimshaw Architects’ design process and approach to architectural projects. The presentation will recap current projects in Miami and Gainesville, as well as transportation projects and how they impact the urban fabric.
About Grimshaw Architects
Founded by Sir Nicholas Grimshaw in 1980, Grimshaw operates worldwide, with offices in New York, Los Angeles, London, Kuala Lumpur, Melbourne, Sydney and Dubai with over 600 staff globally.
The Grimshaw studio is founded on analysis and exploration. We relish the challenges inherent across a wide range of work, engaging our expertise and agility to deliver lasting, meaningful design that brings value and joy to clients and users.
About Christian Hoenigschmid
Associate Principal Christian Hoenigschmid has been with Grimshaw for nearly two decades. Initially based in the London studio, and in New York since 2004, he has overseen design and management of a diversity of landmark projects in the studio’s portfolio. His early Grimshaw work included such relevant projects as the Airside Centre at Zurich Airport, a Cancer Research Institute for University College London and the Experimental Media & Performing Arts Center (EMPAC) for Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Recently, he oversaw the design and now construction of University of Florida’s Wertheim Laboratory for Engineering Excellence. Before that, he delivered a ‘Museum of Steel’ in Monterrey/Mexico—the “horno3: Museo del Acero”—as well as the Frost Museum of Science from competition to completion.
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About UCF’s Architecture Program
The UCF Architecture program is a 2+2+2 program, with Valencia College and the University of Florida. Students travel, take classes and are provided internship opportunities.
To learn more about the Bachelor of Design in Architecture program, visit svad.cah.ucf.edu/program/architecture.