Friday, March 8, 2013
Location: Architecture and Urban Planning Building 170
“Responsive Envelopes” presentation by Geoffrey Thün, Director, RVTR, Toronto and Ann Arbor; Associate Professor of Architecture, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. For more information about this speaker’s visit, contact Associate Dean for External Affairs Gil Snyder.
Geoffrey Thün is an Associate Professor at Taubman College at the University of Michigan and a partner in the architecture firm RVTR. His research and creative work explores built environments shaped by advanced materials and technologies and that are conceived of relative to their operation as agents in complex ecological, economic, and social systems. Thün’s work has been published and exhibited widely, and recognized through a 2008 Young Architect’s Award from the Architectural League of New York, the 2009 Canadian Professional Prix de Rome in Architecture, a 2010 OAA Award of Design Excellence, a 2010 R&D Award of Excellence from Architect Magazine, a 2011 RAIC Award for Innovation in the Practice of Architecture, and a 2012 ACSA Faculty Design Award.