Friday, September 28, 2012
Location: Englemann Hall Room 105
Presentation by by Stephen Kieran, FAIA, Partner, KieranTimberlake, Philadelphia.
Stephen Kieran is a founding partner of KieranTimberlake. The firm has received over one hundred design citations including the 2008 Architecture Firm Award, the highest honor bestowed on a firm by the American Institute of Architects, and the 2010 Cooper-Hewitt National Design Award. He is currently involved in the design of the new Embassy of the United States in London, the renovation of Morse and Stiles Colleges at Yale University, a new Meeting House and Arts Center at Sidwell Friends School, the new Northwest Campus Student Housing complex at UCLA in collaboration with Pfeiffer Partners. In addition to his architectural practice Mr. Kieran teaches a graduate design research studio at the University of Pennsylvania. He has also served as Endowed Professor in Sustainability at the University of Washington College of Architecture and Urban Planning, Eero Saarinen Distinguished Professor of Design at Yale University, Max Fisher Chair at the University of Michigan, and was a faculty member at Princeton University. He lectures extensively in the United States and abroad. He received a Bachelor of Art, magna cum laude, from Yale University, and a Master of Architecture, with honors, from the University of Pennsylvania. He was a recipient of the Rome Prize from the American Academy in Rome from 1980-81. Kieran and Timberlake were inaugural recipients of the prestigious Benjamin Latrobe Fellowship for architectural design research from the AIA College of Fellows in 2001. Stephen Kieran co-authored Manual: The Architecture of KieranTimberlake (2002), refabricating Architecture (2004), which examines how manufacturing methodologies are poised to transform building construction and Loblolly House: Elements of a New Architecture (2008), a case study of a single building which shows a way forward to quality, productivity and sustainability.
For more information about this speaker’s visit, contact Assistant Professor Karl Wallick.