Keynote Speakers & Schedule
ANFA 2016 will proudly feature three keynote speakers:
Eric Kandel, Nobel prize winner for his work on the neuroscience of learning and memory, will build on the themes of his brilliant book The Age of Insight: The Quest to Understand the Unconscious in Art, Mind, and Brain, from Vienna 1900 to the Present.
Steven Holl, New York based American Architect, watercolorist, and winner of the 2012 AIA Gold medal will share the ideas that infuse his structures that masterfully blend space and light with a unique contextual awareness. In 2014, Holl won the Praemium Imperiale. Holl is also the recent recipient of the 2016 Daylight Award in Architecture.
Thomas R. Fisher, director of the Metropolitan Design Center at the University of Minnesota will extend insights from his seminal book In the Scheme of Things: Alternative Thinking on the Practice of Architecture.