Living Among Pests
Joyce Hwang is an Associate Professor of Architecture at the University at Buffalo, State University of New York and is the Director of Ants of the Prairie, an office of architectural practice and research that focuses on confronting contemporary ecological conditions through creative means. Currently she is developing a series of projects that incorporate wildlife habitats into constructed environments. Hwang is a recipient of the Architectural League Emerging Voices Award (2014), the New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) Fellowship (2013), the MacDowell Colony Fellowship (2016, 2011), and is a co-editor of Beyond Patronage: Reconsidering Models of Practice (Actar, 2015). A registered architect in New York State, she has practiced with offices in New York, Philadelphia, San Francisco, and Barcelona, Spain. Hwang received a Master of Architecture degree from Princeton University and a Bachelor of Architecture degree from Cornell University, where she received the Charles Goodwin Sands Memorial Bronze Medal.
Joyce will discuss several of her recent animal habitat projects, as well her current installation project in Canberra.
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