CJ Lim: London in Two-and-a-Half Dimensions

Department of Architecture Spring 2012 Lecture Series

CJ Lim is the founder of Studio 8 Architects and a professor of architecture and vice-dean at the Bartlett School of Architecture. Lim engages in multidisciplinary research in architecture, landscape, and urban planning, focusing on cultural, social, and sustainability issues. The recent award-winning eco-urban planning projects Smartcities are for the Chinese, Korean, and U.K. governments. His celebrated Virtually Venice — architecture as built cultural assemblage — is an investigation of East-West cultures and identities commissioned by the British Council U.K. for the Venice Architecture Biennale. His drawings and models have won much acclaim and are part of the apermanent architectural collection of the Victoria and Albert Museum, London; Fonds Regional d'Art Contemporain du Centre, France; and the RIBA British Architectural Library, London.