Forum Lecture: Monica Ponce de Leon
|Date:||February 26, 2015|
Monica Ponce de Leon is the Dean and Eliel Saarinen Collegiate Professor of Architecture and Urban Planning of the University of Michigan’s Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning. In 1991, she co-founded Office dA and in 2011 launched her own design practice, Monica Ponce de Leon Studio. Dean Ponce de Leon received a Bachelor of Architecture degree from the University of Miami and a Masters of Architecture in Urban Design degree from the Harvard Graduate School of Design. She joined the Harvard Graduate School of Design faculty in 1996, where she was a Professor of Architecture and the Director of the Digital Lab. She has also held teaching appointments at Northeastern University, the Southern California Institute of Architecture, Rhode Island School of Design and Georgia Institute of Technology among others. She has received honors from the Architectural League of New York, the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and the Cooper- Hewitt National Design Museum. Ponce de Leon’s practice has received over 60 design awards including the AIA’s Institute Honor Award for Architecture (Macallen Building), Honor Award for Design Excellence, AIA New York Chapter (200 West Street Project Team, project for Office dA), Wallpaper Design Awards Best New Restaurant (Banq), the AIA/LA Design Award (Helios House), the AIA/ALA Library Building Award (Fleet Library at RISD), the AIA/Committee on the Environment’s Top Ten Green Projects (Macallen Building), five I.D. Magazine Annual Design Review Awards and eight Progressive Architecture Awards.
|Cost:||Lectures are free for Dallas Architecture Forum members. General admission is $20. Full-time student admission is $5.|
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