Each week this spring, two design groups, one from Baltimore (Maryland, USA) and one from Rotterdam (the Netherlands), pair up to discuss architecture, urban design, and how design and policy can improve the built environment for all residents. (More information about this conversation series)
The February 22, 2022 edition features:
- Evan Wivell EastWing Architects (Baltimore)
- Felix Madrazo IND [Inter.National.Design] (Rotterdam)
- Moderator: coleman a. jordan, Assistant Professor at Morgan State University School of Architecture + Planning (MSU SA+P)
- Host: Cristina Murphy, Assistant Professor at Morgan State University School of Architecture + Planning (MSU SA+P) and Adjunct Professor at Virginia Tech School of Architecture + Design’s Washington-Alexandria Architecture Center
TIME & REGISTRATION
12:00pm EST Maryland time, which is 18.00 CET Netherlands time. Each speaker talks about their work, followed by panel discussion and Q&A.
Open to the public. Advance registration required.
The webinar will be conducted in English language.
The lecture is geared towards architects, developers, community organizers, social enterprises, city planners, policymakers, and professors and students of architecture and urban design.
About the speakers
Evan Wivell EastWing Architects
Evan Wivell, AIA is Principal Architect at EastWing Achitects. He is a registered Architect with over 15 years of professional experience in the architecture and construction industry. His work includes a range of scales and styles, from large commercial projects to small residential installations. Evan is particularly interested in the realization of meaningful spaces and places that reflect an intimate relationship between creator and consumer. Before forming East Wing Design + Build, Evan spent time as a musician, technical draftsman, residential builder, and staff designer for Washington, DC based Travis Price, Architects.
Felix Madrazo IND [Inter.National.Design]
Felix Madrazo (Saltillo, Mexico 1972) is an architect, urbanist, researcher and lecturer. He is a founding partner of the architecture studio IND [Inter.National.Design], co-founder of the research collective Supersudaca and lecturer in various universities including TU Delft /The Why Factory. He studied architecture in La Salle in Mexico City and has a architecture master’s degree from the Berlage Institute. He is co-author with Prof. Winy Maas of the books City Shocks and Copy Paste done at the Why Factory and published by Nai010 Press.
coleman a. jordan Assistant Professor at Morgan State University School of Architecture + Planning
coleman a. jordan [ebo] is an Assistant Professor at Morgan State University School of Architecture and Planning’s Graduate Architecture Program. He is the Principal of studio caj.e, an interdisciplinary research design practice, and co-founder of a not-for-profit organization in Canada, called corners. His projects focus on social justice and development in underrepresented communities in both domestic and international contexts. His research investigates the implications, past and present, on the spaces and identity of the Black Atlantic, stemming from the historical “Black Atlantic (En)Slaved Trade.” Lastly, he exhibits works using multimedia platforms to expose social underpinnings of architecture and design. Most recently, he curated the exhibition, WE the 7: A Conversation with the African Diaspora, at the Venice Architecture Biennale, in Venice, Italy.
About this webinar series
This webinar is one of a series of design conversations with Baltimore + Rotterdam architects and urban designers.
Series is coordinated by Cristina Murphy, Assistant Professor at Morgan State University School of Architecture + Planning (MSU SA+P) and Adjunct Professor at Virginia Tech School of Architecture + Design’s Washington-Alexandria Architecture Center, with assistance from Baltimore-Rotterdam Sister City Committee (BRSCC).