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Gilles Delalex, architects and principal at Studio Muoto in Paris, will lecture on Tuesday 7 March at 5 pm at Kent State University Florence CAED. His lecture, titled “Practices of Freedom”, will be introduced by prof. Marco Brizzi.
Gilles’s presentation will delve into how, with his architectural practice, they are constantly engaged in public discussions and debates and how concerned they are with the publicness of architecture.
Gilles Delalex is a principal of the French architecture firm Muoto, based in Paris. Muoto was founded by Gilles Delalex and Yves Moreau in 2003. Its activities cover the fields of architecture, urban planning, design, teaching, and scientific research. Its work often features minimal structures that can combine different activities, evolve in time, and merge economical and aesthetic issues. Since its establishment the office has completed various projects ranging from master plans, public buildings, housing, and installations. Muoto was selected to curate the French pavilion at the 2023 Venice Architecture Biennale.
Gilles studied in Grenoble, Montreal, Brussels, and Manchester. He holds a DA (Doctor of Arts) from the University of Art & Design Helsinki. He is a professor at Paris-Malaquais School of Architecture, head of the THP (Theory, History, Project) Department, and co-director of the research lab LIAT focusing on infrastructures.