Dialogue in Architecture
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at 5:00 PM
Brandeis University, Carl and Ruth Shapiro Admissions Building, Presentation Room, Waltham, MA 02453
Join us for a lecture by Toshiko Mori, architect and the Robert P. Hubbard Professor in the Practice of Architecture at Harvard University Graduate School of Design. Mori was chair of the Department of Architecture from 2002 to 2008, and is the is principal of Toshiko Mori Architect, which she established in 1981 in New York City. Mori has taught courses on the tectonics of textiles, materials and fabrication methods in architecture, structural innovations, and the role of architects as agents of change in a global context.
As a member and former-chair of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Design, Mori has participated in sessions to discuss scarcity-driven design, the future of cities and urban information systems, design related to olfactory sensation and experience, and the role of the arts in improving communities. She has lectured at universities across the country and around the world.
The talk is part of the Richard Saivetz ’69 Annual Memorial Lecture Series.