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UCLA AUD Fall 2023 Events: Aleksandra Jaeschke, "No Trespassing Beyond This Point"

October 25, 2023, 6:30 pm, Perloff Hall Decafe

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Aleksandra Jaeschke is an architect and an Assistant Professor of Architecture at The University of Texas at Austin. Born and raised in Poland, she holds a Doctor of Design degree from the Harvard GSD and an AA Diploma from the Architectural Association in London.

Aleksandra holds a professional license in Italy where she practiced at AION, an architectural firm she co-founded and co-directed with Andrea Di Stefano until her move to the U.S. In recognition of the work developed by AION, she received the Europe 40 Under 40 Award for 2011 conferred by the European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies and the Chicago Athenaeum. In 2013, AION held a solo exhibition Eco-Machines in the Wroclaw Museum of Architecture in Poland. Jaeschke was the winner of the Harvard GSD’s 2019 Wheelwright Prize and the DigitalFUTURES's 2021 Mark Cousins Theory Award. She contributed to Log 51 and Log 56, participated in Log’rithms held in the Italian Virtual Pavilion at the 17th Venice Architecture Biennale, and was part of Model Behavior, a group exhibition curated by Anyone Corporation and presented by The Cooper Union Foundation in New York in 2022. In 2021, she curated Plant Potential, an event series focused on human-plant relations [www.plant-potential.world]. A book based on her doctoral dissertation, entitled The Greening of America’s Building Codes: Promises and Paradoxes, was published by Princeton Architectural Press in December 2022.

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