Jorge Otero-Pailos

Jorge Otero-Pailos, Columbia University

Jorge Otero-Pailos is an architect, artist, and theorist specializing in experimental forms of preservation. He is an Associate Professor of historic preservation, founder and editor of the journal Future Anterior and author of the book Architecture’s Historical Turn: Phenomenology and the Rise of the Post-Modern (University of Minnesota Press, 2010). His work rethinks preservation as a powerful countercultural practice that creates alternative futures for our world heritage.