Elizabeth Diller will speak on her creative process while highlighting current and past projects. Prominent works of Diller’s studio, Diller Scofidio + Renfro, include The Broad, the Institute of Contemporary Art Boston, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts Redevelopment, and the High Line.
Elizabeth Diller is a founding partner of Diller Scofidio + Renfro (DS+R), an interdisciplinary design studio that works at the intersection of architecture, the visual arts, and the performing arts. Elizabeth Diller and Ricardo Scofidio were the first in the field of architecture to receive the "genius" award from the MacArthur Foundation. Among DS+R's awards are the Centennial Medal from the American Academy in Rome; the National Design Award from the Smithsonian Institution; the Brunner Prize from the American Academy of the Arts and Letters; and the American Institute of Architects' President's Award. In 2003, the Whitney Museum of American Art held a major retrospective of the studio's work. In 2009, Elizabeth Diller and Ricardo Scofidio were named by Time Magazine as two of the 100 Most Influential People in the World. In 2010, Fast Company named Diller Scofidio + Renfro the most innovative design practice in the profession and among the fifty most innovative companies in the world. Elizabeth Diller is a Professor of Architecture at Princeton University.