David Eisen will speak on "Critical Tools for Contemporary Practice." David Eisen is an architect, writer and educator with a focus on utilizing design as a tool for social transformation. As the architecture critic for the Boston Herald and Boston Phoenix his writing investigated the relationship of design innovation to broader trends in culture, politics, and the often-overlooked aspects of urban life.
The 2014 David Dillon Annual Memorial Lecture is being held in conjunction with the UMass Amherst and Five College Architectural Studies Spring 2014 Lecture Series. This event is sponsored by the University of Massachusetts Amherst Architecture + Design Program.