BI Talk with Fala Atelier
On Wednesday, May 17, at 18:00, the third BI Talk of the Spring Semester 2023 will take place. Our guest, Ahmed Belkhodja, co-founding director of the architecture practice Fala Atelier, will give a presentation titled “Clocks and Clouds”.
Following the presentation, there will be an opportunity to ask questions and discuss.
The BI Talk will take place on campus at Salzufer 6, 10587 Berlin, in Studio 2.
We invite students across all disciplines to participate in interdisciplinary exchange. Be inspired and get to know new perspectives!
About Ahmed Belkhodja
Ahmed Belkhodja, a Swiss architect born in 1990 in Lausanne, is highly accomplished in the field of architecture. He has pursued his education at renowned institutions such as EPF Lausanne, CTH Gothenburg, ETH Zurich, and ETH's Future Cities Laboratory in Singapore. Alongside his academic endeavors, Ahmed has collaborated with esteemed architectural studios, including Harry Gugger Studio in Basel, Obra Architects in New York, and Atelier Bow-Wow in Tokyo.
About Fala Atelier
Following his graduation in 2013 from Zurich, Ahmed Belkhodja founded Fala Atelier in Porto, together with Ana Luisa Soares and Filipe Magalhães. Fala Atelier is known for its distinct approach to architecture, often described as optimistic and naive, which has garnered recognition through numerous awards, publications, and exhibitions both in Portugal and internationally. “Trying something is more important than doing things ‘correctly’” is their self-described approach. Notably, their work was featured in a monograph published by 2G/Walther Koenig, and Fala Atelier received the prestigious 2020 Spotlight Award at Rice University in Houston, Texas. Additionally, Domus magazine ranked Fala Atelier among the top fifty architectural firms in the world in 2020.