Announcing the Fall 2019 School of Architecture Lecture Series Schedule

The Carnegie Mellon School of Architecture is pleased to announce the guest speakers for the 2019 Fall Lecture Series.

All lectures are free and open to the public.

 

SPIKE WOLFF
Curator and Administrative Director, SoA Lecture Series

KATHRYN ANTHONY, PHD
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT URBANA-CHAMPAIGN

Monday, 16 September 2019 | 5:00pm | Kresge Theatre

KATHRYN ANTHONY is a professor, researcher, advocate, and author focusing on social and behavioral factors in design, gender, and race. Her latest book is Defined by Design: The Surprising Power of Hidden Gender, Age, and Body Bias in Everyday Products and Places. https://arch.illinois.edu/faculty/kathryn-h-anthony-phd

JAMES GARRETT JR, AIA, NOMA
4RM+ULA ARCHITECTS

Monday, 30 September 2019  |  5:00pm  |  Kresge Theatre

Architect, writer, and visual artist JAMES GARRETT JR expresses and articulates an evolving comprehension of the urban condition, exploring complex theoretical topics from a unique enthno-experiential perspective. https://4rmula.com

 

NATHALIE FRANKOWSKI + CRUZ GARCIA
WAI ARCHITECTURE THINK TANK /
ANN KALLA VISITING PROFESSORS

Monday, 07 October 2019  |  5:00pm  |  Kresge Theatre

WAI Architecture Think Tank is an international studio practicing architecture, urbanism, and architectural research. WAI is a workshop for architecture intelligentsia. WAI asks What About It? http://waithinktank.com

 

KATHRYN GUSTAFSON, FASLA, PLA
GUSTAFSON GUTHRIE NICHOL
GUSTAFSON PORTER + BOWMAN

Monday, 21 October 2019  |  5:00pm  |  Kresge Theatre

KATHRYN GUSTAFSON is a landscape architect and founding principal of GGN in Seattle and GP+B in London, with groundbreaking designs incorporating sculptural and sensual qualities fundamental to the human experience of landscape. Recent projects include landscape design of the National Museum of African American History and Culture and the public plaza of Hazelwood Green. https://www.ggnltd.com

 

LUIS VIDAL, RIBA
LUIS VIDAL + ARCHITECTS

Monday, 28 October 2019  |  5:00pm  |  Kresge Theatre

LUIS VIDAL is principal at Luis Vidal + Architects, an international architectural practice based in Madrid, with a mission for architecture to be inclusive, innovative, and inspirational, and focused on the diverse needs of users at the center of every proposal. Recent projects include London Heathrow Terminal 2 and the Pittsburgh International Airport. https://www.luisvidal.com

RAMI EL SAMAHY, AICP + CHRIS GRIMLEY
OVERUNDER

Monday, 11 November 2019  |  5:00pm  |  Kresge Theatre

RAMI EL SAMAHY is principal of the multi-disciplinary studio OverUnder, designing experiences and creating environments with the philosophy “when disciplines collide, we excel.” Rami is co-author of the recently published Imagining the Modern: Architecture and Urbanism of the Pittsburgh Renaissance. http://overunder.co

RAY GASTIL, AICP
DIRECTOR OF CITY PLANNING PITTSBURGH

Monday, 18 November 2019  |  5:00pm  |  Kresge Theatre
David Lewis Lecture on Urban Design is sponsored by Urban Design Associates

RAY GASTIL is City Planning Director for Pittsburgh, where he leads initiatives to improve neighbor-hood planning, resilient communities, comprehensive planning, and complete streets. The David Lewis Lecture on Urban Design is sponsored by Urban Design Associates. http://gastilworks.com