Daniels Faculty Midday Talk with Urban Designer Marshall Brown
Date: Thursday, March 21
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: 230 College Street, Room 103
In this lecture, Marshall Brown will discuss his recent work on scenarios, American urbanism, and the idea of eutopia as the blessed or fortunate place.
Marshall Brown is a licensed architect and urban designer. His practice, Marshall Brown Projects, Inc. has been working on several projects in Chicago, including the Navy Pier redevelopment with James Corner Field Operations and a master plan for the neighborhood of Washington Park. In 2003 he founded the Yards Development Workshop, a studio that set out to hi-jack Frank Gehry’s Atlantic Yards project in Brooklyn. He also recently founded the urbanism, art and culture think tank NEW PROJECTS ( www.new-projects.org ) in collaboration with curator Stephanie Smith. Brown is on the editorial board of the Journal of Architectural Education and has lectured at the Chicago Humanities Festival, University of Michigan, Northeastern University, the Graham Foundation, and the Arts Club of Chicago. His projects and essays have appeared in several books and journals, including Architectural Record, The New York Daily News, The Believer, and New Directions in Sustainable Design.