Northwestern University

Apr
9
Mon 11:15 AM

Ratner Series of Scholars, Inaugural Symposium, by Professor Rachel Armstrong, Newcastle University, U.K.

When: Monday, April 9, 2018
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM  

Where: Harris Hall, L107, 1881 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Tory Helgeson   847.491.5371

Group: Department of Chemistry

Category: Other

Description:

  The program will begin at 11:15am in Harris Hall at Northwestern University, with a lecture by this year’s honored scholar, Professor Rachel Armstrong. Dr. Armstrong is a Professor of Experimental Architecture at the Department of Architecture, Planning and Landscape, Newcastle University. Professor Armstrong is also a 2010 Senior TED Fellow (see her TED talk here: https://www.ted.com/talks/rachel_armstrong_architecture_that_repairs_itself) who is establishing an alternative approach to sustainability that couples with the properties of the natural world to develop a 21st century production platform for the built environment, which she calls 'living' architecture.

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