The work of Heather Bizon, 2018-19 Ann Kalla visiting professor at the CMU School of Architecture, examines how architecture can promote productive human interaction.
Beatriz Colomina, Professor of Architecture and Founding Director of the Media and Modernity program at Princeton University, studies the influence of architecture and design on human health and wellbeing.
Architect and earth scientist Brian Evans elaborates on the metropolitan paradigm shift from Industrial City to Knowledge City.
CMU SoA Alumni narrate their journeys from education to practice in architecture and elaborate on what current students should do and expect in order to succeed.
Forensic Architecture's Eyal Weizman seeks to expose the malpractices of state actors through years of experience using the innovative tools of the architect.
Heather Bizon, 2018-19 Ann Kalla Visiting Professor, will present “Out of Nature: Everyday Mashups,” which focuses on the role of play in making room for that which is not possible in reality, allowing one to slip into roles outside oneself, to take risks without consequences, and to challenge the codes and customs of one’s society.
Join us Monday 05 November at 5:00pm for nEXt-UP, a conversation on architectural careers with SoA alumni. The event features a panel discussion on the diversity of career trajectories possible following the powerful experience and foundation of an architectural education, followed by a networking reception with our moderator, panelists, invited guests, alumni, and current students.
Beatriz Colomina, Professor of Architecture and Founding Director of the Media and Modernity program at Princeton University, to deliver her lecture “Anesthetic Design: The Rights of the Modern Nerves” Monday 29 October as part of the SoA Lecture Series.
Brian Evans, Professor and Head of Urbanism at the Mackintosh School of Architecture, will reflect on his 30 years of working with European cities and landscapes in practice, academia, and public service, most recently with the UN through a series of themes including the spaces of life, cities of the mind, the "Thompson Ten," the proto-knowledge city, and the super-urbanities of the north.
Eyal Weizman, director of Forensic Architecture, will discuss his practice's advanced architectural and media research, modeling dynamic events as they unfold in space and time, on behalf of international prosecutors, human rights organizations, and political and environmental justice groups.
Principal partner at MAD Architects Dang Qun will examine what the city of the future should be like, and the inspiration we can find from the past during her talk entitled "Future City: Human and Nature."
Dwayne Oyler’s talk entitled "Dialogue" will discuss the evolution of the design work of Oyler Wu Collaborative. Beginning with the idea of line as space, their work has moved from small scale installations to large scale buildings. By looking at a range of projects, Oyler will cover their trajectory from purely line-driven projects to those that consider dialogues between line, surface, and volume.
Marlon Blackwell’s talk will challenge us to return to the significance of the everyday, to enrich and revalidate it through the totality of the things we build.