Jan 14th 2019

Spring '19 Lectures & Events

IIT Architecture 

Spring 2019 Lectures and Events
All lectures are open to the public unless otherwise noted



LECTURES


Wed, Jan 23

David Crowell (BARCH '79)
IIT Architecture Board of Advisors Chairman
"The Purpose Of A Building; Do You Know The Problem You Are Solving?”
S. R. Crown Hall, Center Core
read more here



Mon, Jan 28

Aleksandar Radulovic and Johanna Hurme
Morgenstern Visiting Chair Lecture
"Add via Edit"
6 p.m. | S. R. Crown Hall, Center Core




Thu, Feb 21

Gina Pollara
"Louis Kahn's Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms Park"
Executive Leader, Architect, Urbanist, Advocate, and Author
co-sponsored by Alphawood Foundation
6 p.m. | S. R. Crown Hall, Lower Core




Mon, March 4

Martin Moeller
"Secret Cities: The Architecture and Planning of the Manhattan Project"
Senior Curator, the National Building Museum
2:30 p.m. | S. R. Crown Hall, Lower Core
Click here to read more about the Secret Cities exhibition




Thu, Mar 14

Emanuele Coccia
Alfred Caldwell Lecture: The Life of Plants
Associate Professor at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (EHESS) in Paris
6 p.m. | S. R. Crown Hall, Lower Core




Wed, Apr 3

Florence Knoll: Defining Modern (BS ARCH '41)
6 p.m. | S. R. Crown Hall, Center Core
read more and register here




Thu, Apr 4

H-Sang Seung: Landscript
6 p.m. | S. R. Crown Hall, Lower Core
read more and register here




Mon, Apr 8

Murray Fraser: A World of Architectural History
6 p.m. | S. R. Crown Hall, Center Core



Thu, Apr 11

John Ochsendorf
Myron Goldsmith Memorial Lecture
"Space, Time and Structure"
6 p.m., S. R. Crown Hall, Center Core

Fri, April 12–Sat, April 13

platformMIDDLE: Architecture Housing for the 99%
12–7 p.m. (Fri); 8:30 a.m.­–12:30 p.m. (Sat)
S. R. Crown Hall, Center Core


Wed, Apr 17

AIAS Guest Lecture | Saša Begovic 
founder and partner at Croatian architecture firm 3LHD
6 p.m., S. R. Crown Hall, Center Core



EVENTS


Thu, Feb 28

IIT Career Fair
S. R. Crown Hall



Wed, March 20 

Italian Design Day 2019

Roundtable - “Design and Future Cities”
Prof. Zurlo, Vice Dean of the Design School, Politecnico di Milano with Professors Anijo Mathews (IIT Institute of Design), Martin Belsen (IIT Architecture), Denis Weil (Dean, IIT Institute of Design), Michelangelo Sabatino (Dean, IIT Architecture)

6-8 pm | Kaplan Institute | IIT Mies Campus



March 25 – Apr 19


VR Bauhaus
S. R. Crown Hall  (Building open to public from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.)
Join IIT College of Architecture, Bauhaus-Archiv and the Goethe-Institut to experience the Bauhaus through another lens in celebration of the 100th year anniversary of the German Bauhaus and the year of German American Friendship.



Thu, March 28

Mies Birthday Party
Click here to read more and register
5:30 p.m. Reception (paid attendees)
6:30 p.m. program + performance, S. R. Crown Hall



Fri, Apr 5

Bauhaus Faces and Living the Bauhaus (Opening Reception)
5-6 p.m.
IIT Architecture Student Gallery (3410 S. State Street)

IT College of Architecture, Bauhaus-Archiv and Goethe-Institut embrace the 100th year anniversary of the German Bauhaus and year of German American Friendship. IIT College of Architecture students curate a photographic exhibition featuring artistically diverse photographic reproductions of the Bauhaus (in Germany) students and teachers.



Wed, Apr 10

Round Table with Students: IIT Architecture Board of Advisors
6 p.m., S. R. Crown Hall, Center Core



Mon, April 15

Dirk Denison: 10 Houses Book Launch
6 p.m. | S. R. Crown Hall, Center Core
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Fri, May 10

IIT Architecture Open House
5 p.m., S. R. Crown Hall