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Fall 2020

All lectures this semester will be held online.  Except as noted, lectures are at 6:00 pm EST. 
Lectures are free and open to the public. Check back for a link to our series soon!

Sep 30, 2020 - 6:00pm
This event will be held online
Oct 8, 2020 - 6:00pm
This lecture will be held online.

MIT Architecture | Fall 2020 Lecture Series
In collaboration with the Building Technology Group
6:00 PM, webcast

Oct 15, 2020 - 6:00pm
This lecture will be held online.

MIT Architecture | Fall 2020 Lecture Series
6:00 PM, webcast

Oct 19, 2020 - 5:30pm
This lecture will be held online. Details forthcoming.

A Transmedia Storytelling Initiative event featuring Caroline A. Jones, Daniel J. Weitzner, Patricia Williams, and Ethan Zuckerman.
5:30 PM, webcast

Oct 22, 2020 - 6:00pm
This lecture will be held online. Details forthcoming.

MIT Architecture | Fall 2020 Lecture Series
In collaboration with the History, Theory and Criticism of Architecture and Art as part of the HTC Forum
6:00 PM, webcast

 

Oct 28, 2020 - 7:30pm
This lecture will be held online. Details forthcoming.

MIT Architecture | Fall 2020 Lecture Series
In collaboration with colleagues from the Harvard University Graduate School of Design
7:30 PM EST, webcast

In the week before the U.S. general election, Harvard and MIT will share a public discussion on the role of architecture in a representative democracy. Colleagues and students from across both institutions will join in dialogue on the profession’s role in supporting democratic society, now and in the future.

Nov 5, 2020 - 6:00pm
This lecture will be held online. Details forthcoming.

MIT Architecture | Fall 2020 Lecture Series
Eddie Opara: The Amhad Tehrani Symposium
6:00 PM, webcast 

Nov 12, 2020 - 6:00pm
This lecture will be held online. Details forthcoming.

MIT Architecture | Fall 2020 Lecture Series
In collaboration with the Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture at MIT
6:00 PM, webcast

Nov 19, 2020 - 6:00pm
This lecture will be held online. Details forthcoming.

MIT Architecture | Fall 2020 Lecture Series
Walter Hood: The 26th Pietro Belluschi Lecture
“Hybrid Landscapes”
6:00 PM, webcast 

Above images

1. Lanscape designer Walter Hood on San Francisco's Powell Street Promenade, one of his firm's many projects. Photo: courtesy Hood Design Studio.

2. "People’s Park Integrated Housing Project," an ongoing project by Walter Hood, Hood Design Studio.

Nov 30, 2020 - 6:00pm

MIT Architecture | Fall 2020 Lecture Series
The Edward and Mary Allen Lecture in Structural Design
6:00 PM, webcast 

A panel discussion featuring: Bill Baker, SOM; Christine Theodoropoulos, Dean CalPoly; Caitlin Mueller, Associate Professor; MIT John Ochsendorf, Professor, MIT; and others.

Dec 3, 2020 - 6:00pm
This lecture will be held online. Details forthcoming.

MIT Architecture | Fall 2020 Lecture Series
6:00 PM, livestream event

This livestream event will feature members of the 10-person Black Reconstruction Collective responding to the question: What is the architecture of Black futures?  Audience participation will be invited in real-time across multiple platforms.

Sep 17, 2020 - 6:00pm
This lecture will be held online.

MIT Architecture | Fall 2020 Lecture Series
In collaboration with the Design and Computation Group
6:00 PM, webcast

Sep 18, 2020 - 6:00pm
This event will be held online

Directed by: Julie Dash

Presented by: Jola Idowu, M.Arch Candidate ‘23, MIT Architecture 
Part of the Fall 2020 Cinema and Architectural Imagination Film Series.

Join the Zoom discussion on September 18, 2020 at 6 PM

Sep 24, 2020 - 6:00pm
This lecture will be held online.

MIT Architecture | Fall 2020 Lecture Series
In collaboration with the MIT Program in Art, Culture, and Technology
***POSTPONED***
New date to be announced soon!