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Roberto Rovira is the internationally recognized principal of Studio Roberto Rovira and associate professor and former chair of the Department of Landscape Architecture and Environmental and Urban Design at Florida International University. He will present "Mapping Natural Transformations: Studio Roberto Rovira's EcoAtlas, Art and Design," the 2019 P.H. Elwood Lecture in Landscape Architecture.
Lawrence Bird, an architect and planner with pico ARCHITECTURE in Winnipeg, Canada, draws on his recent video projects to discuss two surveying systems -- Canada's 19th-century Dominion Land Survey (analogous to the American Public Land Survey) and Google Earth. These systems can be seen as a tool of colonial domination. Part of the Spring 2019 Urban Design Colloquium: Questions of Civility.
In her book "The Framing of Sacred Space: The Canopy and the Byzantine Church," Jelena Bogdanovic, associate professor of architecture, provides an innovative interpretation of the relationships between the canopy and the design of the Byzantine church. She will discuss the canopy as an architectural "parti" -- a guiding idea for design -- that generated unique experiences of being in space. Part of the IDRO Friday Research Seminar Series.
First-year students in the Design Studies 102 studio will investigate how their work can interact with and be designed for the human body and explore materials and fabrication processes, kinetic behavior and more. They will showcase their wearables in a runway-style show with DJ, judges and awards. Attendees can interact with the models and their wearables in a reception after the show.
Michael Martin, a Milwaukee-based planner and adjunct professor at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, will offer insights into the history of urbanization in Cuba and describe how Havana's social housing experiments aim to improve dignity and self-respect among those with the greatest need. This is the final session in the Spring 2019 Urban Design Colloquium: Questions of Civility.
Friday Research Seminar: Wellness Design Evaluation Tool for Users' Experience in Healthcare Settings
Yongyeon Cho, a new assistant professor of interior design, will explore an Excel-based real-time assessment tool to evaluate users' interior design experience in healthcare settings and provide focus on wellness design elements in visual and narrative form. Part of the IDRO Friday Research Seminar Series.