Jan 9th 2017

PHD Architecture Research Forum

The PhD Program's Spring 2017 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 Architecture.

JAN 19
Mahjoub Elnimeiri
Professor, Illinois Institute of Technology
“Scientific and Engineering Methodologies within Architectural Research”

JAN 26
Rhodri Windsor Liscombe and Michelangelo Sabatino
Professor, University of British Columbia and
Professor, Director of PhD Program, IIT Architecture Chicago
“On Writing: Canada – Modern Architectures in History ”

Carlos Teixeira
Associate Professor, Institute of Design, Illinois Institute of Technology
“Design Strategy in Complex Spaces of Innovation”

Lima Zeuler
Associate Professor, Washington University in St. Louis
“Writing (about) Lina Bo Bardi”

FEB 16
Laura Forlano, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Institute of Design, Illinois Institute of Technology
“Intimate Infrastructures”

FEB 23
Jesús Escobar
Associate Professor, Department Chair
Department of Art History, Northwestern University
“Architectural Migration in the Early Modern Spanish World”

Cherubino Gambardella
University of Napoli
“Open-Air Rooms”

John Zukowsky
Independent Scholar
“Curatorial Communication: Architecture and Design for the General Public”

MAR 23
Keefer Dunn
Part-time Professor, IIT Architecture Chicago
“The Politics of Architectural Labor”

MAR 30
Pilar Salazar Lozano
Visiting Scholar IIT, Departamento de Proyectos Escuela de Arquitectura, Universidad de Navarra
"Spain and the USA. Architectural relationship during the 50s"

Mechtild Widrich
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Art History, Theory and Criticism
The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
“Singapore and the New Museum Landscape”

APR 13
Paul Jaskot
Professor of History of Art and Architecture, College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, DePaul University
“Digital Humanities and German Architecture: Mapping the Construction Industry, 1914-24”

APR 20
Bonnie McDonald
President & CEO, Landmarks Illinois
“The Power of Place: Equity, Ownership, Heritage and Identity in an Urbanizing World”

APR 27
Zoë Ryan
John H. Bryan Chair and Curator of Architecture and Design
Department of Architecture and Design
The Art Institute of Chicago