Reflecting on Building Typology

Thursday, October 3, 2013

Time: 5:30pm
Location: Architecture and Urban Planning Building 170

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“Reflecting on Building Typology” presentation by Hanno Weber, Principal, Hanno Weber & Associates, Chicago, Ilinois.
For more information about this speaker’s visit, contact Associate Dean Professor Gil Snyder.

Bio: Hanno Weber is an architect, urban designer and Adjunct Professor of Architecture at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, with vast experience in government projects. His international practice, Hanno Weber & Associates, was established in 1984, and has an extensive portfolio of competition-winning designs that were subsequently constructed, including the Leesburg, Virginia, Municipal Government Center; the Sacheon, Korea, City Hall Complex; the Pusan, Korea, Metropolitan Museum of Art, and; the Chin Ju, Korea, City Hall Complex. He is currently working on the Milwaukee Intermodal Station Train Shed.

Lecture Summary: The emergence of building typology theory since Quatremère de Quincy is examined with attention focused on its contribution to form and space-making in architecture. The pedagogical role of building typology conveyed in Prof Weber’s teaching through his seminal studio in “Building Morphology” at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is assessed, as is its contemporary relevance for professional practice as manifested in selected works of HWA.