Jan 8th 2019

PHD ARCHITECTURE RESEARCH FORUM: SPRING 2019

All lectures will be held from 5-6 p.m. 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, and scholars from Chicago and around the world.



JANUARY 24

Jonathan Rosenberg
"Outsourcing, Accountability, and Environmental Governance"
Professor of Political Science, Chair, Department of Social Sciences, Illinois Institute of Technology



JANUARY 31

Duygu Yarimbas
"Capturing the Archive, Addressing the Media: The Construction of Professional Identity in Architecture"
PhD Candidate, Architecture Department, Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University



FEBRUARY 21

Farid Pour
"A Performance Based Parametric Design Approach For Early Design Stage of High-Rise Office Buildings, Integrated with Wind Turbines"
Senior Sustainable Design Manager, HOK



FEBRUARY 28

Dietmar Fröhlich
"The Chameleon Effect – Architecture’s Role in Film"
Associate Professor, College of Architecture, University of Houston 




MARCH 7

William Braham
"Thermodynamic Narratives"
Director of MSD Environmental Building Design, University of Pennsylvania



MARCH 14

Robert Boyce
"George Fred Keck, Passive Solar Domestic Architecture"
Retired Miller Mischler Professor of Art, Berea College



MARCH 28

Katherine Solomonson
"The Chicago Tribune Tower Competition: From Saarinen to Tigerman"
Associate Professor, School of Architecture, College of Design, University of Minnesota



APRIL 4

Therese Tierney
"Intelligent Infrastructure: Zip Cars, Invisible Networks, and Urban Transformations"
Associate Professor, School of Architecture, University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign



APRIL 11

Antonio Petrov
"Encounters and Meditations on Religious Experiments and Reconsidered Geographies
in the 20th Century
"
Associate Professor in Architecture, University of Texas at San Antonio




APRIL 18

George Dodds
"Nowhere, except the film: The Barcelona Pavilion"
Alvin and Sally Professor of Architecture, University of Tennessee Knoxville



APRIL 25

Leslie Van Duzer
"Mies and the Almost Brick Villas"
Professor, School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, The University of British Columbia



MAY 2

Sibel Bozdogan
"Bridging the Bosporus: Geopolitics, Infrastructural Modernization and Urban Imaginary in Istanbul"
Visiting Professor, History of Art & Architecture, Boston University