Aug 2nd 2016

PHD Architecture Research Forum

The PhD Program's Fall 2016 Architecture Research Forum speaker series has been announced. The series brings to IIT Architecture the latest research by faculty, PhD candidates, visiting scholars and scholars from throughout Chicago and around the world.

Each presentation takes place between 12:30 and 1:30 p.m. in room 216 at 3410 S. State Street on the campus of IIT. 

Sept 1
Penelope Dean
Associate Professor, School of Architecture, University of Illinois at Chicago
“The Politics of Stars”

Sept 8
Sean Lally
Associate Professor, School of Architecture, University of Illinois at Chicago
“Night White Skies”

Sept 15
Jonathan D Solomon, AIA
Director of Architecture, Interior Architecture, and Designed Objects, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
“Outside Research”

Sept 22
Robert Sharoff, Author
William Zbaren, Architecture Photographer
“The life and Work of Architect (and IIT Alumnus) John Vinci “

Sept 29
Jochen Eisenbrand
Chief Curator, Vitra Design Museum
“Architecture on Display: Research for and through Exhibitions”

Oct 6
Kay Bea Jones
Professor, Knowlton School of Architecture, Ohio State University
“The Era of Truth and Progress? Mid-century Architecture and Design in Italy ”

Oct 13
Carola Hein
Professor and Head, Chair: History of Architecture and Urban Planning, TU Delft
“Petroleum Modernism – Workshop”

Oct 20
Gretchen Townsend Buggeln
Phyllis and Richard Duesenberg Chair in Christianity and the Arts, Christ College, Valparaiso University
“The Postwar Suburban Church

Oct 27
Ben Jacks
Associate Professor, Department of Architecture + Interior Design, Miami University
“A House and its Atmosphere”

Nov 3
Branko Kolarevic
Professor, Co-Director of Computational Media Design (CMD) program, Faculty of Environmental Design, University of Calgary
“Building Dynamics: Exploring Architecture of Change “

Nov 10
Martin Felsen
Associate Professor, College of Architecture, Illinois Institute of Technology
“Bowling”

Nov 17
Amy Thomas
Collegiate Assistant Professor / Harper Schmidt Fellow, Department of Art History,
The University of Chicago
“Re-materialising the “immaterial”: the architecture of the global finance industry”

Dec 1
PhD Student Research Presentations