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Iker lectures at Northwestern University

Iker lectures at Northwestern University

Iker Gil will lecture at Northwestern University´s Library, on January 23, 2020. The University Library 50th Anniversary Lecture celebrates the golden anniversary of the library designed by SOM architect Walter Netsch. “Fifty years ago, University Library opened its doors for the first time. This bare concrete building, designed by SOM architect Walter Netsch, offered a […]

Iker lectures at the Apple store in Chicago

Iker lectures at the Apple store in Chicago

Iker Gil has been invited to lecture with photographer and sociologist David Schalliol at the Apple Michigan Avenue store. On Wednesday, November 13, Iker and David will discuss the exhibition “Nocturnal Landscapes: Urban Flows of Global Metropolises” and walk along the Riverwalk to show attendees how to observe cities at night from an interdisciplinary perspective. […]

Iker to lecture at St. Olaf College

Iker to lecture at St. Olaf College

Iker Gil will lecture at St. Olaf College on October 22, 2019. During the lecture, given to students of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, he will discuss the methodology behind the exploration of Shanghai, Chicago, and Bilbao using publications and exhibitions. Event Details Time: October 22, 2019 at 7 pm. Location: 1501 St Olaf […]

Iker, new Executive Director of SOM Foundation

Iker, new Executive Director of SOM Foundation

Iker Gil has joined the SOM Foundation as its Executive Director. The foundation was established in 1979 by the partners of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM) with Bruce Graham as its first chairman. The mission was to offer fellowships and internships to architects and other urban professionals. In 1986, the SOM Foundation established the […]

Geometry of Light at the Farnsworth House

Geometry of Light at the Farnsworth House

The second installment of Geometry of Light, an art intervention by Luftwerk in collaboration with Iker Gil, will take place at the Farnsworth House October 11-13. The art installation is organized as a collaboration between the Farnsworth House, the National Trust for Historic Preservation, and MAS Context. Tickets Friday, October 11, 2019 (VIP) Saturday, October […]

Iker to lecture with Luftwerk at Goethe-Institut Chicago

Iker to lecture with Luftwerk at Goethe-Institut Chicago

Iker Gil and Petra Bachmaier and Sean Gallero of Luftwerk will lecture together at the Goethe-Institut Chicago on September 9, 2019. During the lecture, they will share the story of their latest intervention with Mies van der Rohe’s architecture, presenting their process and research in developing the two site-specific interventions. Event Details Time: Sep 9, […]