Architecture Lecture Series 

The Architecture Lecture Series welcomes architecture and experiential design leaders from around the country to the School of Architecture & Design. Lecturers bring a wide range of expertise in areas such as sustainable building, digital environments, public interest design, historic preservation, health and wellness design, and more. 

All lectures are held at The Forum at 11:30am unless otherwise stated.
Lectures are free and open to the public.

March 24, 2020 Update:  Due to public health measures in response the COVID-19 outbreak, all remaining Spring 2020 Architecture Lecture Series events have been cancelled. The lecture committee will be working to reschedule lectures during the next academic year.  


Feb. 7
Dan Wheeler
Wheeler Kearns Architects, Chicago

Feb. 28
Andy Brayman
Matter Factory & Boston Valley Terracotta

Mar. 5  * 12:30 p.m. in The Forum
Health & Wellness Symposium: Sustainable Health & Wellness Design - more info

Mar. 27 *cancelled 
Mae-Ling Lokko
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York

Apr. 6 *cancelled 
Jonas Lundberg
Urban Future Organization, Gothenburg, Sweden

Apr. 24 *cancelled 
Tyler Cukar
FXCollaborative, New York City


FALL 2019

Jason Smith
Partner, Kierantimberlake Architects

Peter Landon
Founder & Principal, Landon Bone Architects

Bob Coffeen
Founder and Principal Consultant, Avant Acoustics



Julia Manglitz
Associate Principal and Historic Preservationist, TreanorHL    

Health & Welness Symposium Lecture
HDR Architecture    

Rick Sommerfeld
Director, Colorado Building Workshop             

Alex Ilten
Design Director, Obscura Digital


FALL 2018

Jane Huesemann and Steve Clark
Founding Partners of Clark Huesemann       

Dennis Heath and Tim Cahill         
Founding Principal of MBH Architects and Director of Architecture Design at HNTB

Bill Zahner 
CEO of A. Zahner Co     


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1465 Jayhawk Blvd.
Lawrence, KS 66045