AUTUMN 2014 LECTURE SERIES - NOVEMBER 4, 2014
AIA Seattle Lecture
Cathlyn Newell | Alibi Studio, Detroit, MI
Catie Newell is the founding principal of *Alibi Studio, Detroit and Assistant Professor of Architecture at the University of Michigan. She has a Masters of Architecture from Rice University and a Bachelor of Science from Georgia Tech. Newell’s work and research captures spaces and material effects, focusing on the development of atmospheres through the exploration of textures, volumes, and the effects of light or lack thereof. Newell's creative practice has been widely recognized for exploring design construction and materiality in relationship to location and geography, and cultural contingencies. Before joining the University of Michigan as the Oberdick Fellow in 2009, Newell was a project designer at Office dA in Boston. Newell won the inaugural SOM Prize for Architecture, Design and Urban Planning, the 2011 ArtPrize Best Use of Urban Space Juried Award, and the 2011 Architectural League Prize for Young Architects and Designers. Newell exhibited at the 2012 Architecture Venice Biennale. Catie Newell was the 2013-2014 Cynthia Hazen Polsky and Leon Polsky Rome Prize Fellow in Architecture.
All lectures are free and open to the public.
Continuing education and IDP credits are available for attendance.