$15 General, $5 Members (includes admission to the museum’s collection galleries)
Architect Rahul Mehrotra presents the work of his firm, RMA Architects, which works out of Mumbai and Boston. Mehrotra will discuss his practice, from research and exhibition installation to actual built work in India, through a range of projects: corporate office buildings, a library, conservation and a series of social advocacy initiatives including community toilets and a low-income housing project for elephants and their keepers, commonly referred to as mahouts.
About the Series
The Asian Art Museum and California College of the Arts present a series of lectures by leading figures shaping architecture today. Through this collaboration, the series hosts a combination of distinguished architects from Asia as well as North American practitioners active in Asia to provide a common framework for deepening knowledge of and interest in contemporary Asian architecture.