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University of Tennessee at Knoxville, Art and Architecture Building
Aerial view of the exterior of the Art and Architecture Building at night. Photo by Jeff Goldberg/ESTO

The College of Architecture and Design will host internationally renowned guest lecturers in its public lecture series during the spring 2018 semester.

Lectures begin at 5:30 p.m. in the Art and Architecture Building at 1715 Volunteer Boulevard, in McCarty Auditorium Room 109 unless otherwise noted. All lectures are free and open to the public.

The spring 2018 lecturers include:

January 29: Jimenez Lai from Bureau Spectacular and UCLA Architecture and Urban Design, funded by the Robert B. Church Memorial Lecture Fund

February 12: Christopher Marcinkoski from Port Urbanism and the University of Pennsylvania, funded by the Robert B. Church Memorial Lecture Fund

February 19: Yolande Daniels from Studio Sumo and Parsons School of Design, funded by the Robert B. Church Memorial Lecture Fund

March 5: Bill Baker from Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, funded by the UT–Oak Ridge National Laboratory Governor’s Chair for High Performance Energy Practices in Urban Environments

March 19: Geoff Manaugh from BldgBlog, funded by the Robert B. Church Memorial Lecture Fund

March 26: Josh Shelton from el dorado, funded by the Robert B. Church Memorial Lecture Fund

April 2: Micah Rutenberg, architecture fellow at the UT College of Architecture and Design, funded by the Robert B. Church Memorial Lecture Fund

April 9: Juhani Pallasmaa, professor of architecture at the University of Technology in Helsinki, Finland, funded by the General Shale Lecture Series. Pallasmaa will speak at 6 p.m. in Cox Auditorium in Alumni Memorial Building, 1408 Middle Drive. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m.

For 43 years, the UT College of Architecture and Design has hosted leading architects and design professionals through its Robert B. Church Memorial Lecture Fund and more recently the Governor’s Chair Lecture Series and General Shale Lectures to enrich the education of its students and elevate the profession in the community.

CONTACT:

Amanda Johnson (865-974-6401, amandajohnson@utk.edu)

Tyra Haag (865-974-5460, tyra.haag@tennessee.edu)