Fall 2012 Lectures

Upcoming David Dillon Memorial Lecture

David Dillon Memorial Lecture Christopher Hawthorne, LA Times Architecture Critic   Tuesday December 4, 2012,   5:30PM   Herter Annex 231, UMass Amherst

Christopher Hawthorn is the architecture critic for the Los Angeles Times and has written for Slate, Metropolis, The New York Times, and Architectural Record.

For more info on the A+D Lecture Series, contact Joseph Krupczynski: josephk@art.umass.edu

Two Lectures this week at UMASS

Alumni, Patrick Tighe ‘89
Tighe Architecture-Santa Monica, CA

Thursday November 15
5:00 PM
Goodell Hall/Bernie Dallas Room

Patrick Tighe, FAIA, earned a BFA in Architecture from UMass Amherst, and an M.Arch from UCLA.  He has won numerous awards including the Progressive Architecture Design Award, the AIA Young Architects Award and the Rome Prize.


Bill McCrea
N.Carolina Museum of History

Saving Solomon’s House

Friday November 16
12 noon
Room 463
Fine Arts Center Building, Umass Amherst

UMass Art History Graduate, Bill McCrea, will describe the process of saving, moving and restoring a 1750 yeoman farmer’s house

Presentations from Green Design and Historic Preservation: Exploring the Historic Building Envelope are now available.

1 Kersavage Amherst Final

2 Bronski – UMass Amherst 19 Oct 2012

3 Alvarez UMASS-Windows presentation

4 Hartman 121019-GreenHistoric-TRCH-Final-s

5 Holdssworth GBHP Presentation_Final


Richard Miller
Maxwell Street and Other Preservation Struggles in Chicago

Friday November 2
12 noon
Room 465 Fine Arts Center Building, UMass Amherst

Richard Miller is the founder of the Landmarks Preservation Council of Illinois and has been involved in many of the key preservation battles in Chicago and Illinois.

For more information:   please contact Max Page, Professor of Architecture and History, and Director of Historic Preservation Initiatives for the College of Humanities and Fine Arts, at mpage@art.umass.edu


Green Design and Historic Preservation: Exploring the Historic Building Envelope

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When: Friday, October 19, 2012; 1:00 – 5:30 PM

Where: University of Mass./Amherst Campus Center Room 165-169

Admission: Free and open to the public

Green Design and Historic Preservation Workshop/Symposium


Attached is the Flyer for the Fall 2012 Architecture + Design
Lecture/Film Series.


Students, please note all these dates in your calendar. Studio faculty
may be assigning specific lectures + events as part of your

We hope to see you at our next events, information below:

Tuesday October 2 / 5:30 PM
Herter Hall Annes / Room 231

New Faculty Panel

Caryn Brause

Naomi Darling

Carey Clouse

This panel of new faculty at UMass/Five College discuss their work and strategies regarding sustainability, community engagement and architectural education.


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