Studio Talks: Conversations on the City 4


Wednesday, February 1 | 2pm
Perloff Hall, Room 1243A
Studio Talks: Conversations on the City
Hosted by 414 Studio Winter 2012

Michael Speaks, Ph.D., is Dean of the College of Design and Professor of Architecture at the University of Kentucky.

Former Director of the Graduate Program at the Southern California Institute of Architecture in Los Angeles, Speaks has also taught in the graphic design department at the Yale School of Art, and in the architecture schools at Harvard University, Columbia University, The University of Michigan, UCLA, Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, CA, and the Berlage Institute and TU Delft, in the Netherlands. Speaks has published and lectured internationally on contemporary art, architecture, urban design, and scenario planning. He was founding editor of the cultural journal Polygraph, and former Senior Editor at Any in New York, where he also edited the book series, “Writing Architecture,” published by MIT Press. In addition, Speaks served for many years on the editorial advisory board of a+u and as a contributing editor for Architectural Record