Yonsei University School of Architectural Engineering, Seoul, Korea
Michael Bell lecture at HKU
June 9, 2014
Michael Bell and Eunjeong Seong have been commissioned to build a new gallery building in Shanghia, China. The project will open in the winter of 2013/14 as one of twelve new buildings that comprise an extended museum and the first West Bund Biennale. The twelve new buildings are sited along the Huangpu River adjacent to the new DreamWorks animation campus. Bell and Seong were commissioned along with Wang Shu, Anton Abril, Yung Ho Chang, Atelier Bow Wow, Li Hu, and Mark Lee/JohnstonMarkLee .
Michael Bell and Eunjeong Seong present a proposal for Tampa and Temple Terrace, Florida as one of five architectural practices commissioned by MoMA to propose new housing and transportation infrastructures for the American suburban landscape.
United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, Shaun Donovan discussing proposal by Michael Bell and Eunjeong Seong with Barry Bergdoll, Philip Johnson Chief Curator of Architecture and Design.
Michael Bell will lead a team with Eunjeong Seong for a study of American cities and suburbs as part the exhibition, Foreclosed: Rehousing the American Dream. The initiative will examine new architectural possibilities for American cities and suburbs in the context of the recent foreclosure crisis in the United States. Organized by Barry Bergdoll, the MoMA Philip Johnson Chief Curator of Architecture, with Reinhold Martin, Director of the Columbia University Temple Hoyne Buell Center for the Study of American Architecture, Foreclosed: Rehousing the American Dream will enlist five interdisciplinary teams of architects to envision a rethinking of housing and related infrastructures that could catalyze urban transformation, particularly in U.S. suburbs.