Design and Research International Seminar, an online International Conference Cycle organized jointly by Lusofona University in Porto and Lisbon, the Manchester School of Architecture and the University of Ljubljana Faculty of Architecture.
Prof. Lepik (*1961) specializes in the history and theory of architecture exhibitions, as well as contemporary developments in socially engaged architecture and participatory structures.
After studying art history at the University of Augsburg, Andres Lepik went to the Bibliotheca Hertziana in Rome in 1987 with a doctoral scholarship on The Architectural Model in Italy 1353-1500. Following an internship at the State Museums in Berlin, he became a curator under the Director-General in 1998, and in 2004, he led the 20th/21st Century Architectural Collection at the Art Library. In 2007, he assumed the position of curator at the Architecture and Design Department of the Museum of Modern Art in New York, where he curated several exhibitions, including “Small Scale, Big Change: New Architectures of Social Engagement” (2010/11). In 2011/12, he was a Loeb Fellow at the Graduate School of Design, Harvard University. On May 1, 2012, he took over the chair of architectural history and curatorial practice, and from October 1, he assumed the position of director of the Architecture Museum at the Technical University of Munich.