Nille Juul-Sørensen Lunch Time Talk

INDEX: Design to Improve Life
— a lunch talk about design + sustainability by
Nille Juul-Sørensen, Associate Director with Arup & Chairman of INDEX: Jury

Friday, November 12, at 11.30 -12.15
Room 302, 25th E 13th street,
School of Constructed Environment,
Parsons the New School for Design

NILLE JUUL-SØRENSEN is an Associate Director with Arup, the world’s largest engineering company. In that capacity, Nille manages the consulting arm of product design for a company with oces in 32 countries. An architect with Copenhagen’s Royal Academy of Fine Arts, his contributions to public life have included 10 deep stations and eight above-ground stations in Copenhagen’s Metro, as well as the conceptual design for a new tram line in Oslo. His work has taken him to airport component designs in Copenhagen, Rome and Hong Kong. His reasoned, good-humored, compassionate work with INDEX: always tends to reect what Arup describes as his “architect’s eye for geometry on a smaller scale.” A winner of Eckersberg Medaillen – considered the equivalent of the English Royal Intstitute of British Architects’ (RIBA) Gold Medal – Nille is also a 2005 nominee for the EU’s coveted biennial Mies van der Rohe Awards.

INDEX: is a Danish-based, non-profit organization, established in 2002, that works globally to promote and apply both design and design processes that have the capacity to improve the lives of people worldwide. INDEX: is widely recognized for the global biennial design award, the INDEX:Award, which is the largest monetary design prize in the world, worth €500,000 and encompassing the ve categories of INDEX:: Body, Home, Work, Play, and Community.

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