Alfredo Brillembourg lectures on Cultural Sustainability (part II)

Alfredo Brillembourg began his Venezuela-based architecture practice in 1992. The following year he founded Urban-Think Tank in Caracas, and since then has been a guest professor at the University Jose Maria Vargas, the University Simon Bolivar, and the Universidad Central de Venezuela (UCV). Since 2007, Brillembourg has been a guest professor at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation where he cofounded the Sustainable Living Urban Model Laboratory in collaborations with Hubert Klumpner. He has more than 20 years of experience practicing architecture and urban design, and has lectured on architecture at Harvard GSD, AEDES in Berlin, University of Miami School of Architecture, the Berlage Institute in Rotterdam, Faculdade de Arquitetura e Urbanismo in Sao Paulo, and UCLA. Since May 2010, Brillembourg has held the chair for architecture and urban design at the Eldgenössische Technische Hochschule Zurich in Switzerland. He is the coauthor of Informal City: Caracas Case and Rules of Engagement: Caracas and the Informal City. Brillembourg holds degrees from Columbia University and UCV.