Time and Place

February 25th, 2022 @ 12:00-1:00 PM CT
Location: Architecture and Urban Planning Marcus Commons

Graduate Colloquium

Amber MacCracken, Designer @ Kahler Slater

Pizza lunch will be served


Amber MacCracken is an Associate Principal and award-winning designer for Kahler Slater. For 15 years, Amber has built a diverse portfolio with a passion for the interior architecture and design of the corporate workplace, hospitality, education, historic structures, and sophisticated culinary spaces.

Focusing on several high-profile projects, she has been helping shape the future of Milwaukee with the completion of the BMO Tower, the reimagined Milwaukee Athletic Club, and the Bacchus renovation with the Bartolotta Restaurants. She works collaboratively with her clients developing a rapport that enables understanding of how design choices impact project goals and brand, the overall experience, and the wellbeing of the building’s inhabitants.

Amber is passionate about design education and women in the field of architecture. She attends Women in Design events and has been featured as a speaker in their Pecha Kucha series. Amber teaches software design tools, hands-on drawing skills, and studio curriculum to middle, high school, and college students. She has served as an adjunct professor at the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, School of Architecture and Urban Planning.

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Get directions to The School of Architecture and Urban Planning building at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is located at 2131 East Hartford Avenue, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

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