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Award-Winning New York Architect To Speak At U.Va. Nov. 7

October 28, 2003 --

WHO: Lise Anne Couture

WHAT: "Asymptote: Recent Work"

WHEN: Friday, Nov. 7, 5 p.m.

WHERE: U.Va. School of Architecture, Campbell Hall, Room 153

Lise Anne Couture, co-founder of Asymptote, an award-winning New York-based design firm, will give a talk at the University of Virginia School of Architecture on Friday, Nov. 7.

Asymptote is a leader in research and experimentation in digital technologies applied to both building design and the creation of virtual space.

Recent projects by the firm include 3DTF, a virtual reality trading room for the New York Stock Exchange; HydraPier, a building for technology and art in Holland; a virtual museum for the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum; an event center in Munich for BMW and a line of furniture for Knoll International.

Couture received a master’s of architecture from Yale University. She currently teaches at Parsons School of Design and the Graduate School of Architecture at Columbia University, both in New York City.

For details about the talk, contact Derry Wade at (434) 982-2921.

Contact: Jane Ford, (434) 924-4298

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Contact the Office of University Relations at (434) 924-7116. Television reporters should contact the TV News Office at (434) 924-7550.

SOURCE: U.Va. News Services

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