UIC Presents First Garofalo Symposium

UIC Presents First Garofalo Symposium

WHAT:
The School of Architecture at the University of Illinois at Chicago will host the Garofalo Symposium, the first presentation of a planned annual event to honor the late Doug Garofalo, cutting-edge architect and UIC professor of architecture.

WHEN:
April 27; reception, 5-6 p.m.; panel discussion, 6–8 p.m.

WHERE:
Gallery 1100
UIC Art + Architecture Building
845 W. Harrison St.

DETAILS:
Speakers will discuss Doug Garofalo’s influence on the discipline, profession, and teaching of architecture, including the intellectual legacy of individual projects. Works by Garofalo Architects will be on view.

Garofalo was at the forefront of advanced digital and conceptual methods in architectural design and education during his 25 years of full-time teaching and professional practice. He received one of the first United States Artist Fellowships. His work was published and exhibited extensively. Garofalo served as interim director of the UIC School of Architecture from 2001 to 2003 and was named a UIC University Scholar in 2009.

Space is limited. Seating will be first-come, first-served. An RSVP is required at garofalosymposium.eventbrite.com.

For information, contact Lauren Van Damme, assistant director, UIC School of Architecture, at
(312) 966-5696 or lvd@uic.edu.

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