Graduate Architecture

Posted October 5, 2018
  • Associate Professor Daniel A. Barber

Graduate Architecture Faculty Lecture Globally

Graduate Architecture faculty are traveling globally this fall to deliver lectures, speak on panels, and participate in juries.

On Wednesday, October 10, Miller Professor and Chair of Architecture Winka Dubbeldam will lecture on “New Solids” at Sci-Arc in the W.M. Keck Lecture Hall.

Dubbeldam was also selected as the Harris Armstrong Fund Lecturer at the Sam Fox School of Design and Visual Arts at Washington University in St. Louis. She will deliver her talk on Wednesday, October 31 in Steinberg Auditorium as part of the Public Lecture Series.

In November, Dubbeldam will be traveling to Songyang, China, where she was invited to join the ANCB The Aedes Metropolitan Laboratory Conference where she will meet Xiang Zhaolun Minister for Culture at the Central Government, Beijing, China, Kristin Feireiss Director Aedes Architecture Forum and Network Campus Berlin, Germany, and Hu Haifeng Mayor of Lishui City, China among others to discuss the relevance of the Rural for our Urban environments.

She will also give a lecture on November 12 on “New Solids” at the Architectural Design & Research Institute of Zhejiang University in Hangzhou, China. Dubbeldam has been a juror on the Annual Award UIA-HYP Cup organized by UED over the past few years, alongside Deans from Tsinghua, Beijing and Tongji, Shanghai Universities, among others.

On Thursday, October 4, Associate Professor of Practice Ferda Kolatan presented “Hybrids & Crossbreeds: A Case for an Ambiguous Architecture” at the Istanbul Technical University organized by the GAD Foundation.

On Friday, October 19, Associate Professor Daniel A. Barber will be presenting “Architecture and the Oil Encounter” as part of the event “It's Simple: Histories of Architecture and the Environment” at the Heyman Center for the Humanities at Columbia University. The event is part of the Mellon Research Seminar on Architecture and/for the Environment at the Canadian Centre for Architecture, and is co-sponsored by the Temple Hoyne Buell Center for the Study of American Architecture. 

On November 1, Barber will present the lecture “A History of the Not-So Utopian Future” as part of the 4th Annual Climate Adaptive Design Symposium in Asheville North Carolina. Professor William Braham will present “Bioclimatic Innovation: Climate, Comfort, and Culture” during the second day of the symposium. 

Earlier this fall, Barber presented the lecture “A Not-So-Utopian Future: Architecture, Energy and Climate in the 1940s” as part of the Sciame Lecture Series at the Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture at the City College of New York. The lecture series focuses on architecture and energy.

Associate Professor Andrew Saunders participated in a panel that included Mark Robbins, the President of the American Academy in Rome, in celebration of the University of Arkansas 30th Anniversary of the Rome Center. He also presented a lecture on his “Baroque Topologies” research. Saunders traveled to Italy to laser scan and amass an archive of some of the most important Italian Baroque architecture and turned it into the exhibition “Baroque Topologies,” which will be on display in Vol Walker Hall from October 19 to December 13.