UW Department of Architecture Winter 2013 Lecture Series
Receptions will be held for evening lectures in Architecture Hall 250 at 5:30 pm. They are free and open to the public.
Continuing education and IDP credits are available for attendance
Sunil Bald | Studio Sumo/Yale, New York/New Haven
Big in Japan
Thursday, 21 February 2013 | 6:30 PM
Architecture Hall 147 | University of Washington
Sunil Bald is a founding design principal of Studio SUMO and a registered architect in the state of New York. He received degrees from Columbia University (M.Arch), where he was awarded the AIA Medal, and UC Santa Cruz (B.A. Biology). Before Studio SUMO, Sunil worked for five years in architecture firms in Albuquerque, NM and New York that specialized in academic and cultural buildings. Sunil has received fellowships from the Graham Foundation, NYFA, and the Fulbright Foundation. In 2006 he held the Louis Kahn Visiting Assistant Professorship at Yale, where he has remained on the faculty. Sunil has also taught at Cornell, Columbia, University of Michigan, and Parsons. He has an enduring research interest in modernism, popular culture, and nation-making in Brazil, for which he received fellowships from the Fulbright and Graham Foundations and published a series of articles.