Section Menu

David Dillon Memorial Lecture

The 2014 David Dillon Annual Memorial Lecture will take place on Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at 5:30pm in Gordon Hall Room 303.  A reception will follow at Herter Gallery.  This event is free and open to all.

David Eisen AIA is a principal at Abacus Architects + Planners in Boston, MA.  He is an architect, writer, and educator with a focus on utilizing design as a tool for social transformation. David Eisen is the author of Boston Modern: The Spirit of Reinvention and writes frequently on design issues for a variety of publications.  As the architecture critic for the Boston Herald and the Boston Phoenix, his writing investigated the relationship of design innovation to broader trends in culture, politics, and the often-overlooked aspects of urban life.  David Eisen received his architecture degree from the Harvard Graduate School of Design.

The David Dillon Memorial Lecture is made possible by the Department of Architecture at UMass Amherst and by private donations honoring Professor David Dillon for his internationally renowned architectural journalism and for excellence in teaching in the Department of Architecture at UMass Amherst.

Gordon Hall is located at 418 North Pleasant Street in Amherst, MA on the UMass Amherst campus.