Time and Place

Time: 6:30pm (Central)
Location: Architecture and Urban Planning Room 170 – UWM Campus – 2131 E Hartford Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53211

Sponsored by AIAS as part of the AIAS Midwest Quad Conference

Erin Besler // Besler & Sons


Erin Besler is co-founder of Besler & Sons, an office based in New Jersey that designs buildings, objects, videos, software, and exhibitions, seeks to expand the definition of architecture and create new audiences and opportunities for social engagement. Besler is an Assistant Professor of Architecture at Princeton University and was recently awarded the Founders Rome Prize in architecture from the American Academy in Rome, the Young Architects Prize by the Architectural League of New York, and a 2019 United States Artists Fellowship in Architecture & Design. Besler & Sons’ book Best Practices: A Companion to Architecture and Its Messy Relationship with Building Materials, Signage Systems, Communication Equipment, Plant Life, and People was published in 2021 by Applied Research and Design Publishing.

Need Directions?

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.

AIA/CES LU|HSW credits will be awarded.

Questions, comments?

All lectures are free and open to the public.
Additional information about the lectures and exhibitions can be found by contacting the main reception at (414) 229-4014, and by emailing any inquiries to Chair of the Architecture Department Kyle Reynolds.