Aug 21st 2018

Lecture: Toru Mitani

Toru Mitani
Material and Possibilities of Space in Landscape
Peter Schaudt Lecture
September 12, 2018 | 6 p.m.
S. R. Crown Hall
Upper Core 

Please join at 5:30 p.m. for us for a pre-lecture tour of new additions to the Caldwell Grove between S. R. Crown Hall and 3410 by Ron Henderson, Director of the Landscape Architecture + Urbanism Program.


Landscape Architect Toru Mitani will deliver the Peter Schaudt lecture: "Material and Possibilities of Space in Landscape." Mitani is a professor at the Graduate School of Horticulture at Chiba University in Chiba, Japan and and a Partner at the noted landscape architecture firm Studio on Site. He holds an MA from the University of Tokyo, an MLA from the Harvard Graduate School of Design and a Ph.D in Architecture from the University of Tokyo.

The Peter Schaudt Lecture invites a landscape architect who has served as an influential mentor of subsequent generations of designers through their professional and academic practices, and has an outstanding reputation working in collaboration with other disciplines. This annual lecture is named in honor of former IIT campus landscape architect, Peter Schaudt, FASLA (1959-2015). 



IIT Architecture is a an AIA Continuing Education provider. The credit designation for this course is 1 LU.