BOSTON, March 29, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- James Timberlake, an award-winning architect and partner at KieranTimberlake, will speak at The Boston Architectural College on Wednesday, April 12, 2017, at 6 pm as part of the Cascieri Lectureship in Humanities series at the school's campus at 320 Newbury Street, Boston, MA.
Timberlake will discuss the relationship between process, craft, and form. By undertaking a path of research into new materials and technologies that alter the way we build and inhabit our environments, Timberlake and his firm reshape the expectations of architecture.
With his firm of 120+ professionals, Timberlake explores some of today's most important topics in sustainable design. They include efficient construction methods, resource conservation strategies, and novel use of building materials. Examples include Melvin J. and Claire Levine Hall at the University of Pennsylvania, which employs the first actively ventilated curtainwall of its type in North America; SmartWrap™, a mass-customizable building envelope exhibited at the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum; Cellophane House™, a fully recyclable, energy-gathering dwelling exhibited at The Museum of Modern Art in New York; and the Embassy of the United States in London, which employs strategies to significantly reduce energy consumption and sets an agenda to achieve carbon neutrality.
Established in Philadelphia in 1984, KieranTimberlake is an internationally recognized architecture firm which has earned numerous honors, including the 2008 AIA Architecture Firm Award and 2010 Cooper-Hewitt National Design Award.
Founded more than 125 years ago, The Boston Architectural College offers spatial design graduate and undergraduate degrees in architecture, interior architecture, landscape architecture, and design. It also provides certificates in digital design and visualization and sustainable design. The BAC was the first architectural school to offer accredited online architecture and design degrees.
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