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Q&A moderated by Ann Pendleton-Jullian, Knowlton School
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Renowned architect Kulapat Yantrasast visits for this year’s DeeDee and Herb Glimcher Lecture, an annual series featuring the world’s leading artists, architects, and designers.
Yantrasast is the founder and creative director of Los Angeles– and New York–based architecture firm WHY. Created with a special focus on inclusive, sustainable, and human-centric design, his remarkable projects include museums and private residences around the world.
A Q&A with Yantrasast, moderated by Ohio State professor Ann Pendleton-Jullian of the Knowlton School, follows the talk. Can’t make it in person? The event also streams on this page, and online viewers can text a question via the Wex hotline at (614) 813-3416.
IMAGE CAPTION Kulapat Yantrasast, photo: Jack Prichett.
Kulapat Yantrasast is a thought leader and practitioner in the fields of architecture, art, and sustainable design. Originally from Thailand and now based in Los Angeles and New York, he is the founding partner of WHY, a multidisciplinary design practice and an Architectural Digest AD100 firm since 2019. In 2007, Yantrasast led the design for the Grand Rapids Art Museum, the first art museum building in the world to receive the LEED Gold certification for environmentally sustainable design. He is a leading architect for the art world and has designed a number of cultural facilities and private residences in Malibu, Venice Beach, and Beverly Hills, along with villas in Chiang Mai and Phuket, Thailand. Learn more about Yantrasast on why-site.com.
This lecture is made possible by the DeeDee and Herb Glimcher Program Fund, which supports presentations by distinguished speakers in the fields of art, architecture, and design, and cosponsored by Ohio State’s Knowlton School and the Wexner Center for the Arts.
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