Lecture Series

Get Inspired By world-renowned guest lecturers!

NewSchool’s Lecture Series brings world-renowned guest lecturers from around the world to campus as part of the school’s mission to enhance global design education opportunities for its students and the community. The lecture series provides the NewSchool community with high-quality programming that encourages academic inquiry and discussion with leading architects and designers.

2016 Lecture Series Calendar

Jose Wagner Garcia (Brazil), Matias Nieto Tolosa (Spain)
Wednesday, January 27th @7pm, Auditorium
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John Thackara (France): “How to Thrive in the Next Economy”
Thursday, February 11th @4.30pm, Studio 5
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Marvin J. Malecha, FAIA, DPACSA: “Being Creative, Being a Creative”
Wednesday, February 24th @6.30pm, Auditorium
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Dario Miticocchio: “Where is Design Going?”
Wednesday, March 9th @7pm, Auditorium
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Harry Mallgrave (Savannah, GA): “What is the Nature of Architectural Research?”
Wednesday, April 20th @7pm, Auditorium
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Stanley Saitowitz: “Building the City”
Wednesday, April 27th @7pm, Auditorium
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Kurt Hunker: “Aalto for Everyone”
Wednesday, May 11th @7pm, Auditorium
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Patkau Architects (Vancouver, Canada): “Work/Play”
Wednesday, May 25th @7pm, Auditorium
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Dr. Thomas Albright: “Towards A Neuroscience for Architecture”
Wednesday, June 8th @7pm, Auditorium
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Billie Tsien (New York): “Inside Out”
Wednesday, October 19th @6.30pm, Spreckels Theater
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Rick Joy (Arizona): “Taking the Time”
Wednesday, November 2nd @6.30pm, Auditorium
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Stephen Emmitt (Bath, UK): “The Architecture of Practice”
Wednesday, November 9th @6.30pm, Auditorium

Don Norman: “The Future of Design (or, Design isn’t what you think it is)”
Wednesday, December 7th @6.30pm
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Branko Kolarevic (Calgary, Canada): “Building Dynamics: Exploring Architecture of Change”
Wednesday, February 22nd @6.30pm
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Josemaria de Churtichaga and Cayetana dela Quadra-Salcedo (Miami/Madrid): “Physical Senses”
Wednesday, April 26th @6.30pm

Antonio Damasio: “The Indispensable Ingredients of Creativity”
May 2017