Alessandra Ponte on the extreme conditions of the Atacama desert in Northern Chile
- 22 April, 2013, 13.00 – 15.00
- AHO Conference Centre
Alessandra Ponte will present her work on the extreme conditions of the Atacama desert in Northen Chile at a seminar on Tuesday, April 23.
Alessandra Ponte is a professor at the School of Architecture at the University of Montreal. Previously, she has taught in schools of architecture from Queensland University of Technology (2009-2012), to the Pratt Institute in New York (2003-2008), Cornell University (2003), Princeton (1994-2002), and Harvard (1991). She was a lecturer in architectural history at the University in Venice (1990-1994), where she also studied.
Her research revolves around concepts of the environment in the 20th century, and she has worked extensively on North American landscapes and different types of extreme landscapes.