Feb, 11, 2011,
6:39 PM

College of Architecture February Lectures & Events

The College of Architecture at IIT is hosting another exciting series of spring lectures at S.R. Crown Hall. Unless otherwise noted, events will be at 6:00 pm at Crown Hall, Center Core, 3360 S. State Street. Call 312.567.3312 for information. All lectures are free and open to the public. Following is the schedule for February.


15 February 2011, Tuesday

The Morgenstern Chair Lecture: Primitive Future

Sou Fujimoto, Morgenstern Chair Adjunct Professor of Architecture, IIT & Principal, Sou Fujimoto Architects, Tokyo



18 February 2011, Friday

Ground Control

Michael Morris and Yoshiko Sato, Principals, Morris Sato Studio, New York City



19 February 2011, Saturday

Student Workshop: Ground Control

Michael Morris and Yoshiko Sato, Principals, Morris Sato Studio, New York City



23 February 2011, Wednesday

Current Work

Ralph Johnson, Design Director, Perkins+Will, Chicago

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Feb, 9, 2011,
5:47 PM

A Case for Authenticity

Among Mies’ enduring works are the furnishings he designed for the German Pavilion at the 1929 Barcelona International Expo. Effortlessly elegant, the Barcelona chair has spawned a range of knockoffs. Can you tell a real one from a wanna-be? A recent article in The National makes the case for the real thing.

We couldn’t agree more! Find out how to spy Mies’ work among the imposters when you join us on March 28th for cocktails and insights from Wright auction house. The occasion? Mies van der Rohe’s 125th birthday. Tickets and more details here.

Photo credit: Knoll.

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