Class Acts: Teddy Levy

Class Acts: Teddy Levy

As a dual-degree candidate in architecture and urban design at the Sam Fox School, Theodore “Teddy” Levy has studied sustainable design principles, zoning and code regulations and digital modeling techniques. He also learned to listen. He is among the degree candidates who will be celebrated during the December recognition ceremony Saturday, Dec. 10.
Occupational therapy clinic breaks ground in Delmar Maker District

Occupational therapy clinic breaks ground in Delmar Maker District

Over the last year, a team of architects, medical professionals and engineers from Washington University in St. Louis and Chicago-based architecture firm Skidmore, Owings & Merrill have explored questions about building design and people’s health through interdisciplinary design studios and seminars. Now that research is bearing fruit. On Nov. 11, a new Smart Home for Occupational Therapy Healing — aka SMOOTH House — will break ground in St. Louis’ Delmar Maker District.
‘Lest We Forget’ opens Oct. 20

‘Lest We Forget’ opens Oct. 20

“Lest We Forget,” a public art installation by noted Italian-German photographer Luigi Toscano, will open Oct. 20 in WashU’s Ann and Andrew Tisch Park. The exhibition will feature nearly 100 contemporary, large-scale portraits of Holocaust survivors — including 12 survivors now living in St. Louis.
Chakaia Booker’s ‘Shaved Portions’

Chakaia Booker’s ‘Shaved Portions’

As a young sculptor, Chakaia Booker collected scraps of ruined tires from the streets of lower Manhattan. The material was ubiquitous, malleable and symbolically resonant. Now “Shaved Portions,” one of Booker’s largest and most ambitious projects to date, has been installed on WashU’s Danforth Campus.
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