University of Pennsylvania School of Design boasts one of the Top 10 Graduate Architecture Schools in the United States. This month their Spring Lecture Series, More and More, is hosting Qingyun Ma (M.Arch), dean of the USC School of Architecture. This event is free and open to the public and PennDesign is a registered provider of continuing education programming for the American Institute of Architects.
Qingyun Ma has been called one of “the 27 most influential designers making an impact on business today.” Ma is considered to be among the most exciting contemporary Chinese architects, first receiving international attention as coordinator of Rem Koolhaas’ first Harvard Project on Cities and subsequent book, The Great Leap Forward.
His work has been exhibited around the world, earning him honors including a Design Vanguard award from Architectural Record, Phaidon’s Emerging Design Talents designation and a New Trends of Architecture designation by the Euro-Asia Foundation.
Wednesday, March 16 Qingyun Ma MORE AND MORE – 2011 Spring Lecture Series 6:00pm – 7:30pm, Meyerson Hall, B3
Other events this month for the Architecture Department:
Tuesday, March 22 Urbanism II 6pm, Meyerson Lower Gallery
Thursday, March 24 Armand Grüntuch & Almut Ernst, Grüntuch Ernst 6:30pm, Meyerson B3
Monday, March 28 Karim Rashid IPD, sponsored by the IPD Lecture Fund and Lisa Roberts and David Seltzer 6pm, Meyerson B1