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THURSDAY Community Hours

Thursday, March 4, 2021 @ 4 PM CT – Lecture by Richard Knorr: Urban Hotels, Community Vitality, and the Post-Pandemic Public Space hosted by Jim Wasley
Since its 1998 incorporation, RKI has delivered a comprehensive range of services for clientele worldwide, as well as signature developments in the Caribbean, Latin America, and the United States. RKI believes the core virtues of mixed-use tourism and sustainable community development celebrate the host environment and culture, invite exploration, and promote learning, health and healing, personal connections, happiness, and spiritual enrichment.

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March 5, 2021 @ 12:30 PM CTTea & Bikkies hosted by Nancy Frank

March 5, 2021 @ 1:15 PM CTARCH420: Facades with Jim Wasley and Marc Roehrle
Marc Roehrle and Jim Wasley will review basic concepts of facade composition and performance applicable to the current 420 design project- a mid-rise hotel in downtown Milwaukee.

March 5, 2021 @ 1:30 PM CT – Women’s History Month: Her Story Panel Discussion w/ WISCONOMA hosted by NOMAS

The first event is a panel discussion with Professor Trudy Watt, Professor Nikole Bouchard, Professor Wekeana Lassiter, and WiscoNOMA President Marian Clendenden-Acosta about their stories as professional women in the architecture field.

March 5, 2021 @ 2 PM CT – Causier Lecture by Destiny Thomas: “Un-planning Cities: reparative design and atonement in the built environment”

Dr. Destiny Thomas is the founder and CEO of Thrivance Group, which is a multi-regional, socially responsible, for-profit firm that works to make public spaces and public services more safe, more healthy and more accessible, especially for Black, Indigneous, and transgender people, and those with disabilities.

March 5, 2021 @ 4 PM CT – Spancrete Studio – Andy Pearson / Sika Corporation hosted by Alex Timmer

As part of the Spancrete Studio, Andy Pearson from Sika Corporation will lecture on the technical characteristics of concrete.
Comparing the mixing of concrete to baking a cake, Andy will lecture and discuss how changing the ingredients in concrete affects its performance.


March 12, 2021 @ 12:30 PM CT – Tea & Bikkies hosted by Nancy Frank
March 12, 2021 @ 1 PM CT – Green Buildings- the Net-Zero Energy and Water William J. Clinton Children’s Center, Haiti.
March 12, 2021 @ 1:30 PM CT – Fellow Fallout: Discussion with Research Fellows Sarah Aziz and Lindsey Krug hosted by NOMAS
March 12, 2021 @ 3:15 PM CT – ARCH825: Design Development: Ext Envelope Systems and Bldg Service Systems
March 12, 2021 @ 3:30 PM CT – Let’s Not Go Back to Normal – Property with Lindsey Krug hosted by Trudy Watt


March 6, 2021 – Registration Deadline – One Photo Challenge hosted by Architizer
The “One Photo Challenge” is an architectural photography competition that asks a simple question – can you tell an architectural story with a single image?

March 14, 2021- Submission Deadline – SAMPLE Cover Photo Contest
SAMPLE is calling all students to submit their very best image that embraces the prompt of “moments, cultures, people, and spaces lost in the urban timeline”.
For contest rules, check out SAMPLE’s Instagram.

March 31, 2021 – Registration Deadline – BRT Station Design Competition hosted by City of Madison Metro Transit
The City of Madison is sponsoring a design concept contest for the new East-West Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project that will introduce over 30 stations along the BRT corridor.

May 17, 2021 – Registration Deadline – Healthier Design Innovation Contest hosted by Parsons School of Design
Does your work exemplify healthy material innovation, design activism, or advocacy through design?


March 4, 2021 @ 6 PM CT – Lecture by Amanda Williams & Assemble hosted by Sam Fox School of Design and Visual Arts
March 4, 2021 @ 3 PM CT – Webinar – Where Was Jim Crow? Living in Frank Lloyd Wright’s America hosted by Dumbarton Oaks
March 9, 2021 @ 6:30 PM CT – Webinar – “Undoing Property: Feminist Struggle in the Time of Abolition” hosted by Harvard


Workshop Recordings

Recorded Events- Spring 2021

Additional events in the Architecture Community


UWM Emergency Grant – Applications due by 8 am on March 9th

2021 Virtual Architecture Residency hosted by ‘T’ Space and the Steven Myron Holl Foundation – Apply by March 28