Petra Kempf

A native of Germany, Petra Kempf received her Master of Science of Architecture and Design from Columbia University. Until recently Kempf worked for the New York City Department of City Planning where she was project manager and urban designer for the Grand Central Underground Pedestrian Network Enhancement Project. She is currently teaching urban design at both Pratt Institute and the State University of New York at Buffalo. Kempf's competition portfolio, titled Met(r)onymy 1, is a series of hand drawn abstract diagrams of urban movement, transportation, and form on overlaid sheets of translucent vellum.

Lecture on Thursday, May 24, 2001. 6:30pm
The Urban Center