Architecture lecture: Alex Krieger
April 4, 2014
Time: 5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Loranger Architecture Building
Alex Krieger, a professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Design, will give a presentation as part of the 50th anniversary of the UDM School of Architecture.
Alex Krieger, FAIA has combined a career of teaching and practice, dedicating himself to improving the quality of place and life in major urban areas. He has been on faculty at Harvard since 1977 and taught both a seminar and a studio based on Detroit. The core course he continues to teach for undergraduates is often the highest enrolled course at Harvard. Krieger was founding principal of Chan Krieger Sieniewicz, a planning and architecture firm based in Cambridge, Mass. and he is currently Principal at NBBJ.
Krieger's recent work includes urban design and planning projects in Boston, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Minneapolis, Pittsburgh, and Washington, D.C., among others. He has served as director of the NEA's Mayor's Institute in City Design, and founder and co-director of the Large City Planners Institute. In 2012, Krieger was appointed by President Obama to the U.S. Commission of Fine Arts.
The School of Architecture's 2013-2014 Lecture Series is presented by the Great Lakes Fabricators and Erectors Association.