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Fall 2022 lecture series at Penn Stuart Weitzman School of Design

September 8–December 8, 2022

The Stuart Weitzman School of Design at the University of Pennsylvania hosts a lecture series in the fall of 2022 that features eminent designers, artists, and academics from the US and abroad who are influencing the built environment and the public’s imagination.

The majority of activities are open to the public and free to enter. The majority of events take place at Philadelphia’s Meyerson Hall, 210 South 34th Street. Visitors are urged to confirm program details online since they are subject to change.

Thursday, September 8, 6pm
Kate Orff, Founding Principal, SCAPE
Presented by Landscape Architecture

Monday, September 12, 6:30pm
The EwingCole Lecture
Steven Holl, Principal, Steven Holl Architects
Presented by Architecture

Wednesday, September 14, 6:30pm
Bernard Tschumi, Principal and Lead Designer, Bernard Tschumi Architects
Presented by Architecture

Thursday, September 15, 6pm
Kofi Boone, Joseph D. Moore Distinguished Professor, North Carolina State University
Presented by Landscape Architecture

Wednesday, September 21, 6:30pm
Abend Family Lecture
Anna Dyson, Hines Professor of Sustainable Architectural Design, Yale University
Presented by Architecture

Thursday, September 22, 5:30pm
“When Patrons of Center City Preservation Branch Out: Allies & Adversaries in Adaptive Reuse”
Fallon Aidoo, Assistant Professor of Real Estate & Historic Preservation, Tulane University
Presented online by Historic Preservation with The Carpenters’ Company

Thursday, September 22, 6pm
Rania Ghosn, Founding Principal, DESIGN EARTH
Presented by Landscape Architecture

Thursday, September 29, 6pm
Mikyoung Kim, Founding Principal, Mikyoung Kim Design
Presented by Landscape Architecture

Monday, October 3, 6:30pm
Rossana Hu, Chair of Architecture, Tongji University
Presented by Architecture

Friday, October 7–Saturday, October 8
“Rowhouse City: History and Adaptation in Philadelphia”
Presented by Historic Preservation and the Association for Preservation Technology, Delaware Valley Chapter   

Thursday, October 13, 5:30pm
“Documenting the Architectural History of the African Methodist Episcopal Church: A Case Study”
Charlette Caldwell, Research Fellow, Center for the Preservation of Civil Rights Sites
Presented online by Historic Preservation and The Carpenters’ Company

Thursday, October 13, 6pm
David Getsy
Presented by Fine Arts

Monday, October 17, 5pm
Screening of Women Builders and the Earthen Architectural Heritage of Central and West Africa
Q&A with director Amélie Esséssé
Presented by Historic Preservation

Thursday, October 20, 6pm
Catherine Seavitt Nordenson, Professor and Director, Master of Landscape Architecture Program, The City College of New York
Presented by Landscape Architecture

Wednesday, October 26–Saturday, October 29
“ACADIA 2022: Hybrids + Haecceities”
Annenberg Center, 3680 Walnut Street
Presented by Architecture

Thursday, October 27, 6pm
Ryan McNamara
Institute of Contemporary Art, 118 South 36th Street
Presented by Fine Arts

Thursday, October 27, 6pm
Shannon Nichol, Founding Principal, GGN
Presented by Landscape Architecture

Thursday, October 27, time to be announced
“UNESCO at 50: What Future for the Past?”
Presented by Historic Preservation and Perry World House

Wednesday, November 2, 6:30pm
Book launch for BIO/MATTER/TECHNO/SYN-THETICS – Design Futures for the More than Human
Franca Trubiano, Associate Professor and Chair of the Graduate Group in Architecture
Presented by Architecture

Thursday, November 3, 6pm
Carolyn Lazard
Institute of Contemporary Art, 118 South 36th Street
Presented by Fine Arts

Thursday, November 3, 6pm
Jane Wolff, Associate Professor, University of Toronto
Presented by Landscape Architecture

Wednesday, November 9, 6:30pm
Abel Perles, Partner, PRODUCTORA
Presented by Architecture

Thursday, November 10, 12pm
“Documenting Philadelphia’s Built Environment on the Eve of the Centennial, 1850-1876”
LiLy Milroy, Lecturer in Historic Preservation
Presented by Historic Preservation

Thursday, December 8, 6pm
Na Mira
Institute of Contemporary Art, 118 South 36th Street
Presented by Fine Arts

University of Pennsylvania Stuart Weitzman School of Design
210 S. 34th Street
Meyerson Hall
19104 Philadelphia PA

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