The Master of Science in Design: Advanced Architecture Design (MSD-AAD) program at the Weitzman School of Design is hosting six Meeet the Building Expert talks by practitioner-educators whose design and built work are exemplary in the discipline of architecture.
Curated by Professor Ali Rahim, director of the MSD-AAD program, the six talks will be delivered by three Western and three Eastern architects. Each presenter will describe one building from concept to built form.
Times given are for U.S. Eastern Time. Note that the time for the live talk varies according to the speaker.
Friday, October 23, 9:00pm EDT
Preston Scott Cohen, Professor, Harvard University
Friday, October 30, 9:00pm EDT
Nader Tehrani, NADAA Architects, Dean, Cooper Union
Friday, November 6, 9:00am EST
Patrik Schumacher, Zaha Hadid Architects
Friday, November 13, 9:00am EST
Xu Weiguo, Dean, Tsinghua University
Friday, November 20, 9:00am EST
Rossanna Hu, Neri and Hu Architects
Friday, December 4, 9:00am EST
Zhu Pei, Dean, China Academy of Fine Arts
Advance registration via Zoom is required. Visit the specific event page beginning one week prior to the scheduled date and time to register.
Video recordings will be available the week following the live event; check back for links.
If you require any accessibility accommodation, such as live captioning, audio description, or a sign language interpreter, please email firstname.lastname@example.org 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.