Liza Fior

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Liza Fior (born 1962, London[1])[2] is a British architect and designer. She is one of the founding partners of muf architecture/art, a London-based practice of architects, artists and urban designers.[3]

Career[edit]

muf architecture/art[edit]

The practice works with the public realm of architecture, addressing the spatial, social and economic infrastructures of the built environment.[4] She was involved with the muf project of a new town square for Barking, East London, for which they were awarded the 2008 European Prize for Public Space, a first for the UK.[5]

Academic[edit]

Fior teaches at Central Saint Martins, a constituent college of the University of the Arts London.[6] In spring 2009, she taught as a Louis I. Kahn Visiting Assistant Professors of Architectural Design at Yale University's School of Architecture, leading an advanced design studio and seminar.[7][8]

Fior was part of the international jury of the inaugural ArkDes Call for Fellows in 2018, chaired by the museum director Kieran Long.[9] She participated in the Art is Happening Jordbro 2016-2018, a project by the Public Art Agency Sweden focusing on public art in the late modernist dwelling area of Jordbro, Haninge, Sweden.[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Liza Fior". newlondonarchitecture.org. Retrieved 2018-10-31.
  2. ^ "Liza Fior - Person - National Portrait Gallery". www.npg.org.uk. Retrieved 2018-10-31.
  3. ^ "Liza Fior - Person - National Portrait Gallery". www.npg.org.uk. Retrieved 2018-10-31.
  4. ^ "Liza Fior | Exploratorium". Exploratorium. 2014-12-16. Retrieved 2018-10-31.
  5. ^ "Liza Fior (MUF architecture/art) | ARCAM". www.arcam.nl. Retrieved 2018-10-31.
  6. ^ Martins, Central Saint. "Liza Fior". Central Saint Martins. Retrieved 2018-10-31.
  7. ^ "Liza Fior | Exploratorium". Exploratorium. 2014-12-16. Retrieved 2018-10-31.
  8. ^ "Endowed Professorships - Yale Architecture". Yale Architecture. Retrieved 2018-10-31.
  9. ^ "ArkDes Fellowship - ArkDes - Swedens national centre for architecture and design". ArkDes - Swedens national centre for architecture and design. Retrieved 2018-10-31.
  10. ^ "Muf architecture/arts Liza Fior on why they went to Jordbro". statenskonstrad.se. Retrieved 2018-10-31.