The Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts will host more than 20 virtual presentations by renowned artists, architects, designers and scholars as part of its spring Public Lecture Series.
A van gleams darkly in the seedy neon of 1970s Times Square. Taxis queue for gas amidst a global oil crisis. In “The Autonomous Future of Mobility,” the Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum at Washington University in St. Louis explores how car culture shapes American cities, energy consumption and popular notions of freedom and independence.
John Whitaker, a master’s candidate in landscape architecture and advanced architectural design, has won an Award of Excellence from the American Society of Landscape Architects.
Nationally renowned artists, architects, designers and scholars will discuss their work as part of the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts’ fall Public Lecture Series and the Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum’s “In Conversation” series. Events begin Sept. 12 with art historian Natilee Harren, followed by MacArthur “Genius” Fellow Walter J. Hood, landscape designer for the International African American Museum Sept. 26. Combined, the series will feature 18 virtual presentations.
Five buildings on the Danforth Campus at Washington University in St. Louis just achieved LEED Platinum certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. It’s the council’s highest green building certification and a clear indication of the university’s deep commitment to campus sustainability.
Derek Hoeferlin, chair of landscape architecture and urban design at the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts, has been named a University Design Research Fellow for Exhibit Columbus 2020-21.
The post office shapes American public and private life in cities and towns, large and small. A dismantled USPS erodes American social ties, neighborhoods and even families.
The Society for College and University Planning recently honored Washington University in St. Louis’ East End Transformation with its Excellence in Planning Honor for a district of campus component.
From retail businesses to international supply chains, the Sam Fox School’s Global Urbanism Studio explores how the COVID-19 pandemic is reshaping urban space.
The Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts at Washington University in St. Louis is pleased to announce that architects Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara, co-founders of Grafton Architects in Dublin and winners of the 2020 Pritzker Prize, will serve as keynote speakers for the school’s spring Graduate Recognition Ceremony.