Date & Time
Thursday, May 13, 2021
Off Campus (see description)
Arts and Science Intiative
These 8 public lectures are part of the course PHSC11800 Physics & Contemporary Architecture at the University of Chicago and they are open to anyone interested. All lectures take place on Thursdays at 5:30pm CST and they will be presented online as live video conferences. This lecture series is supported by the College Curricular Innovation Fund and organized in cooperation with the Art, Science + Culture Initiative at The University of Chicago.
To join the lectures, please register at
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information that will enable you to join all subsequent Thursday Guest Lectures.
Richard Talaske (Talaske Group) Architectural Acoustics Design
Erleen Hatfield (Hatfield Group) Physics of Long-Span Structures
James Carpenter (Carpenter Design Assoc.) The Structure of Transparency
Aleksandar Zeljik (Gensler) Climate Driven Design for the Livable City
William Baker (Skidmore, Owings & Merrill) Architecture, Structure and the Geometry of Equilibrium
David Benjamin (The Living) Living Materials
Jeanne Gang (Studio Gang) Strength in the Fluid, Soft, and Yielding
Ethan Silva (Performance Structures) Materializing Visions