Lecture Series

Christopher Locke and Opalia Meade: “Designing in Color: Sacred and Racialized Spaces”

Christopher Locke and Opalia Meade are co-founders of Designing in Color—a collective which aims to diversify the way architecture is taught and practiced to amplify marginalized communities who’ve been historically silenced and erased throughout the design process.

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  • Date & Time

    2021-02-11 4:00pm
  • Location

    Virtual
  • Category

Juliana Strieff: “Evolving the Food Industry: Post Covid-19”

Juliana Strieff, vice president of design and construction for Blaze Pizza believes, “Millennials aren’t killing the restaurant industry, they’re making it.” Her focus is on making unique settings for people to come together and enjoy themselves.

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  • Date & Time

    2021-02-18 4:00pm
  • Location

    Virtual
  • Category

Dayton Schroeter: “The Pause Tape Lecture”

Dayton Schroeter, principal at Smith Group in Washington, D.C., will discuss reimagining what it means to be a black architect while redefining design as a process of self-exploration, self-discovery and cultural experimentation.

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  • Date & Time

    2021-02-25 6:00am
  • Location

    Virtual
  • Category

Lola Sheppard and Mason White: LATERAL OFFICE

Lola Sheppard and Mason White are the founders of LATERAL OFFICE—a Toronto-based experimental design practice focused on architecture’s entanglement with environment.

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  • Date & Time

    2021-03-04 4:00pm
  • Location

    Virtual
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Vaishnavi More: “Archslate is where Architects get hired!”

Vaishnavi More is founder and CEO at Archslate—the first and only go-to talent marketplace for the architecture industry that is reinventing hiring.

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  • Date & Time

    2021-03-11 4:00pm
  • Location

    Virtual
  • Category

Rupal Sanghvi: “Exploring a new and shifting future: health by design”

Rupal Sanghvi, founding principal of HealthxDesign, will discuss how a health and social outcomes-based design approach, among other things, is even more germane and critical for the future of public health, democracy and climate change.

  • Date & Time

    2021-03-25 4:00pm
  • Location

    Virtual
  • Category

Sekou Cooke: “We Outcha: Architecture and Blackness at MoMA”

Assistant Professor at Syracuse University, Sekou Cooke’s current research centers on the emergent field of Hip-Hop Architecture—a theoretical movement reflecting the core tenets of hip-hop culture with the power to create meaningful impact on the built environment and give voice to the marginalized and underrepresented within design practice.

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  • Date & Time

    2021-04-01 4:00pm
  • Location

    Virtual
  • Category

Davin Hong: “The Proactive Practice: Design Innovation for Public Interest”

Davin Hong is founder of Living Design Lab—a Baltimore based architecture and planning firm committed to design excellence, innovation and social impact.

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  • Date & Time

    2021-04-15 4:00pm
  • Location

    Virtual
  • Category