Linda C. Samuels, a professor of urban design in the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts, will serve as interim director of the Sam Fox School’s College of Architecture and Graduate School of Architecture & Urban Design for the 2023-24 academic year. Samuels’ appointment is effective Aug. 1.
The Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts celebrated seven honorees April 20 as part of the school’s 2023 Awards for Distinction ceremony.
Chenyue Wang wasn’t familiar with St. Louis before arriving here for graduate school. But over the last two years, the Beijing native has come to appreciate the city’s creative opportunities, quality of life and plentiful greenspace.
Sam Fox School graduate student Meera Lee Patel is an author and illustrator who encourages readers to “start where you are” and “create your own calm.” A self-taught artist, she has sold over a million copies of her books and journals. Patel then decided to explore a new interest: children’s literature.
The Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts recently installed Sung Ho Kim as the Raymond E. Maritz Professor of Architecture.
The Sam Fox School will present WashU’s 94th Annual Fashion Design Show April 22 in Holmes Lounge. One of the oldest such shows in the nation, the event will feature dozens of models wearing scores of outfits that together explore the intersection of clothing and culture.
“Beauty in Enormous Bleakness,” an exhibition highlighting the design legacy of Japanese American architects in the wake of World War II-era internments, is on view in Olin Library. A related symposium, “Moonscape of the Mind,” will take place April 13 and 14.
Mónica Rivera has been named the JoAnne Stolaroff Cotsen Professor of Architecture at the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts. A lecture and reception to celebrate her appointment were held recently in Steinberg Hall.
Krishna Bharat, a distinguished research scientist at Google, will deliver the keynote address for “AI + Design” April 3. The afternoon-long symposium will explore the current state of AI technology, the future of AI-assisted design and the implications for design practice and training.
Internationally acclaimed architect Francis Kéré, winner of the 2022 Pritzker Prize, will discuss his work for the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts April 1. The first African architect to win the Pritzker, Kéré is known for inventive civic projects, particularly schools, that employ local labor and indigenous materials.
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