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Lineup Revealed for CoAD's Spring 2016 Lecture Series

Students pack the CoAD Weston Lecture Hall to hear famed architect David Childs discuss his work on One World Trade Center during last spring's lecture series.

Mark your calendars!

The spring 2016 College of Architecture and Design (CoAD) Lecture Series is in full swing.

The eclectic roster of guest speakers includes visiting academics and industry professionals eager to discuss a broad range of hot topics in architecture and design.

Feb. 4
Matt Schwartz
Researcher, Advanced Institutes of Convergence Technology
Seoul National University
“Developing Creative Technologies”

Feb. 29
Claire Weisz
Principal and founding partner, WXY
“Urban Strands: WXY Recent Work”

March 3
Sarah Williams
Assistant Professor of Urban Planning
Director of the Civic Data Design Lab
MIT School of Architecture and Planning
“More than Data: It’s What You Do With It.”

March 24
Martin Bechthold
Kumagai Professor of Architectural Technology
Director of the Doctor of Design Program
Harvard Graduate School of Design
“Material Systems”

March 30
AIA Symposium: How We Work
This symposium will explore the ways in which architects turn thoughts into things.
Panel 1: “Drawing Buildings”
Panel 2: “Building Drawings”

April 4
Pier Vittorio Aureli
Founding Partner, Dogma
Diploma Unit Master, Architectural Association
Graduate Student Association Sponsored Lecture

April 7
James Tichenor
Senior Interactive Designer
Microsoft HoloLens
“From Interface to Object to Material: how the digital world will intersect with our physical world”

April 18
Karen Franck
Director of the Joint Ph.D. Program in Urban Systems
College of Architecture 7 Design, NJIT
“Asking Questions, Creating Structure”

Lectures are held at 5 p.m., open to the public and held inside the CoAD Weston Lecture Hall unless otherwise noted.

The 2016 Lecture Series is registered with the AIA Continuing Education System (AIA/CES) and offers learning units, which may be self reported.

CoAD is accredited by the National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB) and is in compliance with all criteria standards.

For more information, please call 973-596-3080.