Prof. R. Shane Williamson is the Director of the Master of Architecture Program at the Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design at the University of Toronto and Principal of WILLIAMSONWILLIAMSON. His research seeks to situate digital fabrication and wood construction in a broader cultural context and link theories of design and technology respective of sustainable building strategies, while the work of WILLIAMSONWILLIAMSON ranges from objects and installations to master plans and buildings with a portfolio that includes numerous houses, commercial projects, and institutional work. Notable practice-based awards include the Professional Prix de Rome for Architecture from the Canada Council of the Arts, the Emerging Architectural Practice Award from the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada, the Young Architects Prize and the Emerging Voices Award from the Architecture League of New York.
All lectures will be held at 5:30pm in Design Building Room 170. All lectures are free and open to the public. Free parking is available after 5:00pm in surface lots.