Lectures

Past Events

Vince Leskosky, Principal, DLR/Westlake Reed Leskosky, presents "ARCHI/ART" at 5:30 p.m. in the Cene Lecture Hall.

Mark Foster Gage, Principal & Founder, Mark Foster Gage Architects and Assistant Dean, Yale University, presents "Full of Vexation Come I, with Complaint" at 7:00 p.m. in Cartwright Hall Auditorium. Steidl Lecture

V. Mitch McEwen, Assistant Professor, Princeton University, presents "The Violence of Representation" at 6:15 p.m. in the Cene Lecture Hall.

Suzanne Tick, Founder, Suzanne Tick Inc. presents "Who?//Me//Us" at 5:30 p.m. in the Cene Lecture Hall.

Art Spiegelman, Cartoonist and Editor, presents "Comix, Jews n' Art, Dun't Esk!" at 7:00 p.m. in the Kiva auditorium.

Equity in Architecture is presented by the following at 5:30 p.m. in the Cene Lecture Hall: Hallie DelVillan, Marketing Director and Associate, Bialosky Cleveland Michele Crawford, Project Manager, Cuyahoga Community College Nora Hoxha, Owner/Designer, n13 Architectural Design/Creative Studio Jodi van der Wiel, First Vice President, AIA Cleveland and Associate Design Director,Vocon Ann Dunning, President, Ann M. Dunning, AIA, Inc.

Penelope Dean, Associate Professor, University of Illinois at Chicago, presents "The Stars are Shining for You" at 6:15 p.m. in the Cene Lecture Hall.

Chris Connell, Chief Design Officer, Cleveland Clinic, presents "Changes" at 5:30 p.m. at the Cene Lecture Hall.

Majeda Alhinai, Schidlowski Emerging Faculty Fellow, Kent State University, presents "Conflict" at 5:30 p.m. in the Cene Lecture Hall.

Manuelle Gautrand, Principal & Director, Manuelle Gautrand Architecture, Paris, presents "Reinventing Cities" at 6:00 p.m. at the Cartwright Hall Auditorium. Perspectus Lecture.

CLARK THENHAUS is Founding Director of Endemic Architecture and Assistant Professor at the California College of the Arts. His work has received numerous awards, including the Architects Newspaper Best of Design Award for Best Public Landscape in 2017 and the Architectural League Prize for Young Architects and Designers in 2015. Thenhaus’ work has been exhibited widely and published in venues including the Wall Street Journal, Project Journal, Journal of Architectural Education (JAE), Architects Newspaper, Architect Magazine, Thresholds, and Possible Mediums. His new book, Unresolved Legibility in Residential Types (2019), will be available for purchase during the exhibition reception.

Hernan Diaz Alonso is the Director/CEO of SCI-Arc. His lecture is titled "Electric Mud: Presentation of The Surreal Visions of Hernan Diaz Alonso / HDA-x"

Francine Houben is founding Partner/Creative Director, Mecanoo Architecten. Her lecture is titled "People Place Purpose Poetry". This is a Perspectus Lecture. 

Catherine Seavitt Nordenson is an Associate Professor at The City College of New York. Her lecture is titled "Roberto Burle Marx and Forest Politics". 

Build it, Share it, Hack it: Unlocking Data for Policy Change Sarah Williams is an Associate Professor of Technology and Urban Planning. She also is Director of the Civic Data Design Lab at MIT's School of Architecture and Planning. The Civic Data Design Lab works with data, maps, and mobile technologies to develop interactive design and communication strategies that expose urban policy issues to broader audiences.

Sol Camacho is Principal, RADDAR and Cultural Director at Instituto Bardi/Casa de Vidro. The title of her lecture is "Practicing Research". 

This lecture has been postponed until Fall 2020.  Amy Campos is an Associate Professor and Chair of the Interior Design Program at California College of the Arts. Her lecture is titled "Inside the Inside".  

  POSTPONED Rachel Armstrong is a Professor of Experimental Architecture at Newcastle University. Her lecture is titled "Facing 21st Century Nature: Configuring Fresh Approaches Through Biodesign". This is apart of the Biodesign: Designing with Life for Environmental Sustainability. For more information on the Biodesign Symposium please visit: https://www.kent.edu/ESDRI-symposium.