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Lecture by Senior Loeb Scholar Malkit Shoshan: Designing Within Conflict

Gund Hall Piper Auditorium 48 Qunicy Street, Cambridge, MA, United States

Lecture by Senior Loeb Scholar Malkit Shoshan Shoshan is a designer, author, and educator. She is the founding director of the Foundation for Achieving Seamless Territory (FAST), which initiates and develops projects at the intersection of architecture, urban planning and human rights In her work, she uses spatial design tools to make visible systemic violence,

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Daniel Urban Kiley Lecture: Elizabeth K. Meyer, Unsettling Sustainability—Landscape Laboratories as Experimental and Experiential Grounds

Gund Hall Piper Auditorium 48 Qunicy Street, Cambridge, MA, United States

Meyer, the inaugural faculty director of the University of Virginia’s transdisciplinary Morven Sustainability Lab, will present an overview of how landscape architectural design thinking is at the core of the strategic planning process for this 3000-acre rural landscape on the peri-urban edge of Charlottesville. She will describe how the socio-ecological history of this former plantation

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Wheelwright Prize Lecture: Daniel Fernández Pascual, Being Shellfish: Architectures of Intertidal Cohabitation

Gund Hall Piper Auditorium 48 Qunicy Street, Cambridge, MA, United States

As awareness about the environmental footprint of construction and the “mitigation” of its associated toxicities increases, transitions to other forms of building may connect to materials from intertidal origin that can also contribute to addressing the broken food chain. The lecture will discuss tidal zones as liminal spaces, as well as how different ingredients and

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International Womxn’s Day Keynote Address: Jack Halberstam, Trans* Anarchitectures 1975 to 2020

Gund Hall Piper Auditorium 48 Qunicy Street, Cambridge, MA, United States

When we return to the an/architectural experiments of Gordon Matta Clark, we can find traces of earlier, potentially more radical projects than those that came to be compatible with liberal capitalism and we find them speaking in the language of unbuilding, breaking, cutting, collapsing, opening, dismantling. This lexicon has become potent in an era of

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John T. Dunlop Lecture: Margot Kushel, The Toxic Problem of Poverty + Housing Costs: Lessons from New Landmark Research About Homelessness

Gund Hall Piper Auditorium 48 Qunicy Street, Cambridge, MA, United States

For over three decades, Dr. Margot Kushel has both cared for people who experience homelessness and studied the causes, consequences, and solutions to homelessness, particularly in California. Kushel, who recently led the largest representative study of homelessness in the United States since the mid-1990s, will discuss insights that have emerged from her work as a

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