Phu Hoang, “Indoor Urbanism”
Lecture: Phu Hoang, “Indoor Urbanism”
Thursday, September 28, 5:30pm
Join us for the second lecture of our fall series by architect Phu Hoang. Adjunct Assistant Professor Robert Becker will lead a conversation after the lecture.
Phu Hoang is Head of Architecture section at the Knowlton School of the Ohio State University and the Robert S. Livesey Professor of Architecture. He is a Founding Director of the interdisciplinary architecture practice MODU, recognized for advancing environmental and social intersections. Their work has recently been published in the Field Guide to Indoor Urbanism book. The practice has designed for numerous cultural institutions, including the Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum, Art Basel Miami Beach, Design Museum Holon, and Creative Time. Along with his co-director Rachely Rotem, he was awarded the Founders’ Rome Prize in Architecture (2017). They have also been awarded the Emerging Voices award (2019) from the Architectural League of New York and the U.S.-Japan Creative Artists fellowship (2018) from the National Endowment for the Arts, as well as research grants from the New York State Council on the Arts (2021, 2012) and the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation (2013).
The UIC School of Architecture lecture series is free and open to the public.