Abstraction in a Landscape of Unholy Unions
M 10 Sep | 5:00pm | Kresge Theatre
Hans Vetter Memorial Lecture
Join the School of Architecture on Monday 10 September at 5:00pm for the first installment of our 2018 Fall Lecture Series. We'll be joined by Marlon Blackwell, FAIA of Marlon Blackwell Architects. His talk entitled "Abstraction in a Landscape of Unholy Unions" challenges us to return to the significance of the everyday, to enrich and revalidate it through the totality of the things we build.
Blackwell is a practicing architect in Fayetteville, Arkansas, and serves as Distinguished Professor and E. Fay Jones Chair in Architecture at the Fay Jones School of Architecture at the University of Arkansas. Work produced in his professional office, Marlon Blackwell Architects, has received national and international recognition with significant publication in books, architectural journals and magazines, and numerous design awards, including the 2016 Cooper Hewitt National Design Award in Architecture. Blackwell was named a United States Artists Ford Fellow in 2014 and received the 2012 Architecture Prize from the American Academy of Arts and Letters.