March 12, 2001
WHO: Lectures by internationally renowned architects, Charles Gwathmey AIA, of Gwathmey Siegel & Associates, Manhattan, and London-based Iain Borden, Ph.D., of University College, London. Gwathmey received the Brunner Prize from the American Academy of Arts and Letters (1970) and the Medal of Honor, the American Institute of Architects, New York State Chapter (1983). Borden is the editor of the recently published, The Unknown City: Contesting Architecture and Social Space, MIT Press, Cambridge, MA
WHAT: Annual series sponsored by the New Jersey School of Architecture (NJSOA) at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), Newark.
WHEN: Gwathmey speaks March 19; Borden speaks March 26. All lectures 5 p.m.
WHERE: Auditorium, Weston Lecture Hall, New Jersey School of Architecture, Warren Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
WHY: This series showcases contemporary international architects and ideas.
NJIT is a public research university enrolling over 8,200 bachelor's, master's and doctoral students in 80 degree programs through its five colleges: Newark College of Engineering, New Jersey School of Architecture, College of Science and Liberal Arts, the School of Management and the Albert Dorman Honors College. Research initiatives include manufacturing, microelectronics, multimedia, transportation, computer science, solar astrophysics, environmental engineering and science, and architecture and building science. According to Yahoo! Internet Life magazine rankings, NJIT has been America's most wired public university for three consecutive years.