Apr/30
LEONG LEONG

Chris Leong and Dominic Leong, LEONG LEONG

MIT Architecture | Spring 2020 Lectures Series

"Bio-Trust: On Insides and Outsides" 
Reflecting on ten years of Leong Leong's practice and the studio's ongoing research into informal and formal collectivities. 

Chris Leong and Dominic Leong, LEONG LEONG

6:00 PM EST. This lecture will be webcast here.

Organized by the MIT NOMAS Chapter

LEONG LEONG

CHRISTOPHER LEONG, Founding Partner of Leong Leong, received his Master of Architecture from Princeton University and his Bachelor of Arts from the University of California, Berkeley. Chris is currently Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, where he teaches an Advanced Design Studio. He is board member of Triple Canopy, a publication that encompasses digital works of art and literature, public conversations, exhibitions, and books. 

DOMINIC LEONG, Founding Partner of Leong Leong, received his Master of Science in Advanced Architectural Design from Columbia University, graduating with Honors, and his Bachelor of Architecture from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. Dominic is currently Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, where he teaches Advanced Design Studio. He has been invited to speak about Leong Leong’s work at a wide range of institutions.

Leong Leong investigates the ways in which form, organization, and materiality shape our lives and social institutions. The office designs buildings, masterplans, furniture, interiors, and exhibitions across a range of geographies from NY to LA and from Europe to Asia. The firm’s work has been exhibited and commissioned by international institutions including the Guggenheim Museo Bilbao, MoMA, the XIV Venice Architecture Biennale, the Oslo Architecture Triennale, Sharjah Biennale, and the MAK Center. Leong Leong has received wide recognition  including the Architectural League of New York’s Emerging Voices Award, the AIA New York’s New Practices Award, and Dezeen’s Emerging Architect of the Year Shortlist in 2019. The Anita May Rosenstein Campus was awarded 2019 AIA|LA Presidential Honoree for Community Contribution, AIA New York’s 2020 Design Award in Architecture Honoree, and was named Architect’s Newspaper’s 2019 Design Awards Public Building of the Year and Finalist for Building of the Year.