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PD/AED Seminar Series - Katherine Darnstadt

When: Monday, April 17, 2023
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Central

Where: Technological Institute, A230, 2145 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student

Contact: Tierney Acott   (847) 491-3257

Group: McCormick - Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE)

Category: Lectures & Meetings


Title: A Street in a City


A comparative analysis of current Latent projects spanning blocks and generations.


Katherine Darnstadt is the founder of Latent Design, a progressive architecture and urbanism practice leveraging civic innovation and social impact to design more equitable spaces and systems. Since founding in 2010, Katherine and her firm have prototyped new urban design systems to advance urban agriculture, support small business through Boombox, created spaces for youth makers, advanced building innovation though Blank Box, and created public space frameworks through Design Trust Chicago.  She and the firm have been published, exhibited and featured widely, most notably at the International Venice Architecture Biennial, Architizer A+ Awards, Chicago Ideas Week, NPR, American Institute of Architects Young Architects Honor Award winner and Crain’s Chicago 40 Under 40. She previously taught at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago and Northwestern University.

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