Wednesday, 10 Mar 2021
Quardean Lewis-Allen, founder and CEO of Youth Design Center in Brooklyn, New York, will share the center's work and the challenge for urban inhabitants to ground their narrative in and advocate for the places they are connected to. Part of the Spring 2021 College of Design Lecture Series.
Kimberly Garza, founder of Atlas Lab Inc. -- a Sacramento, California-based landscape architecture, urban design and public art studio -- will discuss the role of tactical urbanism and urban prototyping in her practice and how it can be used as a tool to engage communities, create authentic experiences and empower designers to improve the built environment using low-cost, small-scale strategies.
Friday, 12 Mar 2021
Thomas Leslie, Morrill Professor in Architecture, will present an online lecture in English as part of the initiative "Pier Luigi Nervi and the Architecture of the 20th Century in Florence." His talk will take as its starting point the famed Stadio Berta in Florence, Italy, showing how its two phases marked a decisive moment in the career of Pier Luigi Nervi.
Monday, 15 Mar 2021
Hamil Pearsall, an associate professor and graduate chair of geography and urban studies at Temple University, will present "Is Green Gentrification Inevitable? Locating the Green Space Paradox with GIS" in this virtual lecture hosted by the Department of Community and Regional Planning.
Friday, 26 Mar 2021
Closing reception for "The Alien Landscape," the MFA thesis exhibition by Jasmine Beul, graduate student in integrated visual arts, on display March 16-26 in the College of Design's Gallery 181. Face coverings and physical distancing will be required for this in-person event.