Multiculturalism and the global community have increasingly become part of the discourse within higher education as it strives to prepare students for an interdependent world of diverse societies. This session, “Preparing for Multiculturalism and the Global Community” will rely on the experiences of the Peace Corps to provide a model for educators to train their students to be successful in a world that is increasingly interconnected and multicultural.
This gallery talk and accompanying exhibit celebrate the design thinking of 84 undergraduate students in ARCH 270 Design in Practice. The General Education course in the innovative I-Series and Scholarship in Practice categories has just been designated a “Fearless Ideas” course by the Academy for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.
Throughout his two decades of practice, Jordan has looked for opportunities to rethink what it means to be an architect in our ever-changing world. His journey has created unique opportunities for global practice and interdisciplinary design. During the lecture, Jordan will share images and stories from his experiences at Gensler and in the global marketplace.
Julie Ju-Youn Kim will share reflections on the work included in the exhibit “Unwrapping the Hanbok + Villa of Veils: Rendering the Body Present.” She will position the theoretical studies and installation within a multi-layered framework of conceptual, cultural and social threads which, together, raise questions of gender, containment and boundaries.
This Lecture coincides with an exhibit in the Kibel Gallery, on display from February 3 through May 2014.
Ms. Berke is the founder of Deborah Berke Partners, a Manhattan-based architectural firm. She has taught at the University of Maryland, the University of Miami, the Rhode Island School of Design and the Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies, and she has won numerous design awards for her work, which includes Holcombe T. Green, Jr. Hall, the home of the Yale School of Art.
Peter Bohlin, FAIA, a founding principal of Bohlin Cywinski Jackson, is an American architect and the winner of the 2010 Gold Medal of the Amer ican Institute of Architects. Peter’s lecture will focus on his interest in the “nature of circumstances,” ranging from places—both manmade and natural—to humans and their particular activities, to the means with which we build.