Dean's Pick A&D: How to Save The World, by Skiing on the Roof by Martha Thorne & David Goodman

The Dean of the IE School of Architecture & Design, Martha Thorne, will talk with David Goodman about how to save the world, by skiing on the roof. A 45 minutes session to learn from the experts.

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    David Goodman

    Associate Dean & Professor of Architecture, IE School of Architecture & Design

    David Goodman is the Associate Dean and Professor of Architecture at the IE School of Architecture and Design. He holds a PhD in Business Administration from IE Business School, specializing in Strategic Management and Organization Design. His current research deals with innovations in architecture practice and production during times of socioeconomic turbulence. He is a graduate of Harvard Graduate School of Design and Cornell University. David is the coauthor of the book An Introduction to Architecture Theory: 1968 to the Present. His work has also appeared in the journals a+t, Log, Journal of Architectural Education, and in the anthology Chicago Architecture: Histories, Revisions, Alternatives, as well as in the book by Walter Netsch: A Critical Appreciation and Sourcebook. David is a Licensed Architect in the State of Illinois, USA.

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    Martha Thorne

    Dean, IE School of Architecture and Design

    Martha Thorne is Dean at IE School of Architecture and Design, an international, innovative school that is one of five school comprising IE University in Madrid and Segovia, Spain.  She served as the Executive Director of the Pritzker Architecture Prize from 2005 to and has just recently stepped down from this position. From 1996 until 2005, she was Associate Curator for the Department of Architecture at The Art Institute of Chicago. She was also a member of the Board of Trustees of the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts and served on the International Archive of Women in Architecture’s Board of Advisors and a jury member for ArchVision-Women in Architecture award.   Here interests center on the evolving city and how this can be livable and sustainable in the 21st century, and innovation in architecture and design education to become more relevant for the challenges at hand.

    Martha holds degrees from State University of New York at Buffalo (Bachelor of Arts, Urban Affairs) and University of Pennsylvania (Master’s degree, City Planning). She continued her education at the London School of Economics.

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