Pezo von Ellrichausen is an art and architecture atelier founded in Concepción (Chile) in 2002, by Maurício Pezo and Sofia von Ellrichshausen. Mauricio Pezo completed a master in architecture at the universidad catolica de chile (Santiago, 1998) and a degree in architecture at the universidad del bio-bio (Concepcion, 1999). He has been awarded the young architect prize by the Chilean architects association (Santiago, 2006) and the municipal art prize by the Concepcion city hall (Concepcion, 2013). Sofia von Ellrichshausen holds a degree in architecture from the Universidad de Buenos Aires (Buenos Aires, 2002) where she was distinguished with the FADU-UBA honours diploma. Both teach regularly in Chile and were visiting guest teachers at the University of Texas (Austin, 2011) and at Cornell University (New York, 2009). Pezo and von Ellrichshausen were the curators of the Chilean Pavilion at the Venice Biennale 2008 and were selected for the official Architecture International Exhibition of the Venice Biennale (Venice, 2010).
Talk moderated by Pedro Gadanho. Organized in partnership with Pavilhão Kairos.
The conference was accompanied by the opening of the installation Crux Pavilion, and launching of the monograph published by A+U magazine on the work of the atelier, sold on location.