Graduate Architecture

POSTPONED | The EwingCole Lecture: Steven Holl

Wednesday, April 20, 2022 6:30pm
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Plaza Gallery, Meyerson Hall
210 South 34 Street, Philadelphia

Followed by a reception in Dean's Alley

Please note this lecture has been postponed to September 2022.

The Department of Architecture welcomes Steven Holl, principal at the New York-based firm Steven Holl Architects, who will give the EwingCole Lecture titled Porosity/Fusion.

The EwingCole Lecture Fund was established in June 2002 to support the annual EwingCole Lecture, which provides the Weitzman School with the opportunity to invite distinguished architects to campus.

Steven Holl was born in 1947 in Bremerton, WA. He graduated from the University of Washington and pursued architecture studies in Rome in 1970. In 1976, he joined the Architectural Association in London and in 1977 established Steven Holl Architects in New York City. Steven Holl was named by Time Magazine as “America’s Best Architect,” for creating “buildings that satisfy the spirit as well as the eye.” He has realized cultural, civic, academic and residential projects in the United States and internationally.  He specializes in seamlessly integrating projects into contexts with cultural and historic importance. Steven Holl has been recognized with architecture’s most prestigious awards and prizes, notably the Praemium Imperiale Award for Architecture, the AIA Gold Medal, and the RIBA Jencks Award. Steven Holl is a tenured Professor at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture and Planning; he has lectured and exhibited widely as well as published numerous texts.


If you require any accessibility accommodation, such as live captioning, audio description, or a sign language interpreter, please email to let us know what you need. Please note, we require at least 48 hours’ notice. If you register within 48 hours of this event, we won’t be able to secure the appropriate accommodations.