Aug 30th 2018

PHD ARCHITECTURE RESEARCH FORUM: FALL 2018

All lectures are from 6:00-7:00pm in the PhD seminar room (216), 3410 S. State St., Chicago.

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

AUGUST 30

Ankit Bhalla
"India`s Endeavor in Mitigating Climate Change"
PhD Candidate, Department of Architecture and Planning, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee

SEPTEMBER 6

Eric Mumford
"Designing the Modern City: Modern Urbanism and its Postwar Critics"
Rebecca and John Voyles Professor of Architecture, Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts, Washington University



SEPTEMBER 13

Robert Fishman
"The Second Urban Revolution"
Professor, Taubman College, University of Michigan



SEPTEMBER 20

Scott Pfeiffer
"The Aural Environment in Architecture: An Exploration of Design that Responds to What We Were Meant to Hear"
Partner at Threshold

SEPTEMBER 27

Anthony Denzer
"Solar Architecture: Historical and Contemporary Investigations"
Associate Professor, Department Head, Civil & Architectural Engineering, University of Wyoming



OCTOBER 5

Claudia Perren
"Bauhaus Centenary: Trial and Error"
CEO and Director, Bauhaus Dessau Foundation



OCTOBER 11

Sarah Dreller
"Curtained Walls: Architectural Photography, the Farnsworth House, and the Opaque Discourse of Transparency" 
Independent Architectural Historian, Digital Humanist, Educator, and Editor



OCTOBER 18

Didem Ozevin
"Towards Structural Design with Integrated Damage Detection Philosophy"
Associate Professor, Civil and Materials Engineering, University of Illinois at Chicago



OCTOBER 25

Mohammad Heidarinejad
"Towards Practical Optimization of Building Energy Systems in the Built Environment"
Assistant Professor, Department of Civil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology



NOVEMBER 1

Philip Plowright
"Cycles of Meaning: Embodiment and the Conceptualization of Architectural Space"
Professor, Architectural Design + Theory, Editor-in-Chief, Enquiry, College of Architecture and Design, Lawrence Tech



NOVEMBER 8
Pat Johnson-Winston
"IIT Dissertation Formatting Guidelines"
Director of Academic Writing and Thesis Examiner, Illinois Institute of Technology



NOVEMBER 15

Sybil Terrible
"Shaping Future Cities to be Smart, Sustainable, and Resilient"
Director, Complex and Sustainable Urban Networks (CSUN) Laboratory; Associate Professor, Civil and Materials Engineering, University of Illinois at Chicago



NOVEMBER 29

Edgar Stach
"Mies van der Rohe: Space – Material – Detail"
Professor, College of Architecture and the Built Environment; College of Design, Engineering and Commerce, Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University), Joint Faculty Oak Ridge National Laboratory – ORNL