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.
Reception to follow at Herter Gallery.
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.