Time and Place

Time: 12:00 pm – 1:00pm
Location: Architecture and Urban Planning Marcus Commons

Graduate Colloquium

Presentation by Matt Rinka, AIA RINKA Inc, Partner;


As an architect and partner at RINKA, Matt’s passion is to meaningfully enhance the built environments of our local and regional communities. Since founding the company in 2006 with a vision “to inspire through thoughtful design”, the firm has designed many high profile projects in the Milwaukee area, including Milwaukee Bucks Entertainment District, The Moderne, River 1 Development, and The Couture, and multiple national projects including F3 Marina in Fort Lauderdale and The Pier residential high-rise towers in Tempe. Matt and RINKA have received over 55 design awards in the past 13 years including the 2012 Architect of the Year from The Daily Reporter, 2019, 2015 and 2012 AIA Wisconsin Design Awards, multiple Business Journal Real Estate Awards, 9 Mayor’s Design Awards, the 2012 Wisconsin Minority Business of the Year Award, and recognition as a 2012 Milwaukee Business Journal’s 40 Under 40.

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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.

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 Associate Dean Karl Wallick.