Cranbrook – Hani Rashid

Commissioned by
Cranbrook Academy of Art

filmed by
Matt Glass and Jordan Wayne Long
Edited and Music by
Matt Glass
Hani Rashid is the co-founder and design partner at Asymptote Architecture in New York, an architectural practice responsible for innovative building designs and master planning projects around the world. They pursue projects that are often without precedent, working not only as an architecture firm, but design “think tank.” Rashid has held visiting professorships and universities around the world, and as Associate Professor of Architecture at Columbia University, he co-developed the school’s Advanced Digital Design program in 1991 and co-founded the Paperless Design Studios in 1996. He has held the Kenzo Tange Chair for Architecture at Harvard and served on the steering committee for the Aga Khan Award for Architecture. Today Hani leads a research department at the University of Applied Arts in Vienna, Austria. And in 2000, Rashid co-represented the United States at the 7th Venice Architecture Biennale.

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