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04.05.11 | SCI-Arc, W.M. Keck Lecture Hall
Sanford Kwinter: This is Your Brain on Design

Tuesday, April 5, 7pm
W.M. Keck Lecture Hall

Sanford Kwinter is Professor of Theory and Criticism and Co-director of the Master in Design Studies at the Harvard Graduate School of Design.

Since the early 1990s, Canadian-born architectural theorist and writer Sanford Kwinter has emerged a leading voice on the international scene. His teaching, lecturing, writing and publishing on material, cultural and intellectual issues of design have influenced contemporary architecture in profound ways.

Kwinter was co-founder and editor of the journal ZONE and Zone Books, and has served on the editorial teams of ANY and Assemblage. His books include Architectures of Time (2001), Mutations (2001), Far From Equilibrium: Essays on Technology and Design Culture (2008), and Requiem: For the City at the Turn of the Millennium (2010). Kwinter is co-director of the Master in Design Studies program at Harvard's Graduate School of Design where he is Professor of Architectural Theory and Criticism. He is currently at work on a book on the life sciences and design and continues research on topics in human evolution and the origins of form.