Apr 1st 2018

Dean's Lecture: Ralph Johnson

Dean's Lecture - Topographies
April 4, 2018 | 6pm
S.R. Crown Hall
Upper Core

Ralph Johnson holds Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and his Master of Architecture from Harvard University. He began his career at the office of Stanley Tigerman before joining Perkins+Will in 1976. He is presently Global Design Director of Perkins+Will. Over the past 10 years, his projects have been honored with more than 70 design awards, including nine national Honor Awards and more than 50 regional Honor Awards from the American Institute of Architects (AIA). 

Johnson’s work has been exhibited at the Art Institute of Chicago, the Paris Biennale, and the São Paulo Biennale, and has been published in architectural journals around the world including Architectural Review, Architectural Record, A+U, Architect, and Domus.

He has lectured at numerous universities and has been a visiting critic at the University of Illinois, the University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee, and the Illinois Institute of Technology. He is a member of the Board of Advisors of the Illinois Institute of Technology College of Architecture, a member of the Committee on Architecture of the Art Institute of Chicago, and was honored in October 2015 as an elected member of the National Academy.