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Design For Spatial Justice Lecture Series

Monday, January 27 at 5:15pm to 6:30pm

Lawrence Hall, 206
1190 Franklin Boulevard, Eugene, OR

The SAE Winter Lecture Series features Georgeen Theodore and Craig Wilkins with Associate Professor James Buckley as moderator.

Georgeen Theodore
INTERBORO / NYC / Kenneth I. Helphand Endowed Lecture

Georgeen Theodore is an architect, urban designer, and Professor at New Jersey Institute of Technology’s College of Architecture and Design, where she directs the Master of Infrastructure Planning (MIP) program. She received a Bachelor of Architecture from Rice University and a Master of Architecture in Urban Design from Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design, where she graduated with distinction. Theodore is founding partner and principal of Interboro, a New York City-based architecture and planning research office. Since its founding in 2002, Interboro has worked with a variety of public, private, and not-for-profit clients, and has accumulated many awards for its innovative projects, including the Curry Stone Design Prize Social Design Circle (2017), the Rice Design Alliance Spotlight Award (2013), the Museum of Modern Art PS1’s Young Architects Program (2011), the Architectural League’s Emerging Voices Award (2011) and Young Architects Award (2005), and the AIA New York Chapter’s New Practices Award (2006).

Craig Wilkins
Pietro Belluschi Distinguished Visiting Professor / UO Visiting
Faculty Fellow in Design for Spatial Justice / University of Michigan

Craig Wilkins is a 2017 Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt Design Museum National Design Award winner and Hip Hop architectural theorist, architect, artist, academic and activist Dr. Wilkins’ creative practice specializes in engaging communities in collaborative and participatory design processes. The former director of the Detroit Community Design Center, he is currently creative director of THE WILKINS PROJECT, a social justice, strategic design alliance that provides architectural, urban design and planning services, public interest design solutions, and expertise in engaged public discourse. Dr. Wilkins received his doctorate at the University of Minnesota, his masters at the Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation and his bachelors from the University of Detroit School of Architecture. He currently serves on the faculty of the University of Michigan College of Architecture and Urban Planning, where he teaches courses on design and social justice.