Lectures

Vatican Chapels. Image © Federico Cairoli
April 14, 2021

Carla Juaçaba

Since 2000, Carla Juaçaba developed her independent practice of architecture and research based in Rio de Janeiro. Her office is currently engaged in both cultural programs and private projects. After graduated she worked on the Atelier House, Rio Bonito House, Varanda House, Santa Teresa...

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Barbara Bouza
April 6, 2021

Barbara Bouza

As President of Walt Disney Imagineering, Business Operations Design & Delivery, Barbara Bouza oversees a highly talented, interdisciplinary team of creative and technical experts from a wide range of backgrounds. She collaborates with stakeholders across the business to design, develop,...

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Image © Studio Sean Canty 2018
March 10, 2021

Sean Canty

Studio SC is a design practice interested in creating spaces that activate perception. The work joins discrete geometric shapes, materials, and programs to invite closer readings of familiar spaces. By articulating these combinations in different levels of resolution, each project aims to shape...

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Image © The Menil Collection: Richard Barnes, Paul Hester
March 3, 2021

Mark Lee

Sharon Johnston, FAIA, and Mark Lee are the founding partners of the architecture firm Johnston Marklee. Since its establishment in 1998 in Los Angeles, Johnston Marklee has been recognized nationally and internationally with over 40 major awards and numerous publications. Projects undertaken...

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Bait ur Rouf Mosque. Image © Rajeh Vora
February 17, 2021

Marina Tabassum

In projects that range from the scale of the residential block to the master plan, Marina Tabassum prioritizes climate, materials, site, culture, and local history in order to counteract what she finds impersonal and confused in architecture globally. Her Bait Ur Rouf Mosque...

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MLK1101 Supportive Housing. Photo Credit: Paul Vu
October 30, 2020

Lorcan O’Herlihy

Lorcan O’Herlihy: Architecture Is a Social Act

In his lecture “Architecture Is a Social Act,” Lorcan O'Herlihy, FAIA, will emphasize architecture’s essential role as a catalyst for change.  It’s no longer about simply designing buildings as isolated objects, but instead,...

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Image © Janna Ireland
November 4, 2020

Janna Ireland

Janna Ireland was born in Philadelphia, but has chosen Los Angeles as her home. She holds an MFA from the UCLA Department of Art and a BFA from the Department of Photography and Imaging at NYU. Her work has been shown in solo exhibitions in Los Angeles, San Francisco, New Orleans, and Chicago,...

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Pioneertown House. Image © PARA Project
October 14, 2020

Jon Lott

PARA is an office for architecture in New York City and Cambridge, Massachusetts, led by principal Jon Lott. Each project is a collaborative effort between a wide range of constituents, guided by the specific needs and curiosities of diverse clientele. PARA works on projects of varying scales...

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International Sports Sciences Institute, University of Lausanne. Image © Laurian Ghinitoiu
October 7, 2020

Jeannette Kuo

Karamuk Kuo was established in 2010 by Jeannette Kuo and Ünal Karamuk who bring their international background and diverse building experiences to their design process. Foregrounding the relationship of space and program, each project is approached with the optimism that architecture is the...

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