ArcSoc Lecture Series: Sean Griffiths
Location: David Keir Building, Queens University Belfast
Date: 09 October 2019
In a career spanning 30 years, Sean Griffiths has practiced as an architect, artist and academic. He is has also published writings on architecture in books, magazines and online journals.
Sean currently practices under the name Modern Architect and his current work is generated by research into chance, contingency and indeterminacy.
From 1991 until 2014, Sean was a founding director of the English art and architecture practice FAT, where he was responsible for some of its best-known works, such as the Blue House, St Lucas Art School and the BBC Wales television studios. FAT dissolved shortly after it represented the UK at the 2014 Venice Biennale.
Sean is currently Professor of Architecture at the University of Westminster in London and has been a Visiting Professor of Architectural Design on numerous occasions at Yale School of Architecture.