Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at 6:00pm
Mónica Ponce de León is the founding principal of MPdL Studio and dean and professor at Princeton University School of Architecture. Among her many prestigious honors, Ponce de León received the National Design Award in Architecture from the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian National Design Museum. She has also been honored with the Academic Award in Architecture from the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the USA Target Fellow in Architecture and Design from United States Artists, and the Young Architects and Emerging Voices awards from the Architectural League of New York. Her highly acclaimed and broadly published work has received 13 Progressive Architecture (PA) Awards, 13 awards from the American Institute of Architects including the AIA Institute Honor Award for Architecture, as well as the prestigious Harleston Parker Medal from the Boston Society of Architects. In 2016, Ponce de León was inducted into the National Academy of Design.