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CreativeMornings/Miami: Nick Gelpi, June 6th speaker

On Friday, June 6th, The College of Architecture + The Arts’s Nick Gelpi, Assistant Professor will be the featured speaker of CreativeMornings/Miami.

Nick Gelpi is the founder and Design Principal of GELPI PROJECTS, based in Miami Florida. Gelpi’s practice has been actively engaged in a diversity of projects including experimental installations and pavilions, residential architecture, retail design, and high-concept furniture and prototypes. Gelpi’s research is concerned with materials and representation, often incorporating procedures of fabrication and the conventions of testing through material collaborations with mockups. Gelpi has worked professionally as project architect for Steven Holl Architects in New York City, and has previously taught at numerous schools of architecture including Massachusetts Institute of Technology, The Ohio State University, and Columbia University.

CreativeMornings, started by Swiss designer Tina Roth Eisenberg in September 2008, is a free monthly lecture and breakfast event. It provides an educative platform on which individuals can teach and learn about a given, global theme of the month. There are currently 60 chapters of CreativeMornings across the globe, with the Miami chapter recently starting in November 2013. The CreativeMornings/Miami chapter was started by The College of Architecture + The Arts’s Malik Benjamin, Instructor and Director of Program Innovation. Benjamin hosts the chapter’s events, in partnership with the InterContinental Miami and LAB Miami.

The CreativeMornings/Miami event featuring Nick Gelpi will be on Friday, June 6th at 8:30AM, at the LAB Miami: 400 NW 26th Street, Miami, Florida 33127. RSVP here.

The featured image is provided courtesy of CreativeMornings/Miami.

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