Brian Phillips is founding principal of Interface Studio Architects, an architectural design and research office in Philadelphia. He holds a degree from the University of Oklahoma and an M.Arch from the University of Pennsylvania. His writing and design work has been featured in the New York Times, DWELL, Metropolis, Azure and NPR Radio and will be featured in the upcoming book Design Like You Give a Damn 2 edited by Architecture for Humanity. ISA has won numerous design awards including 12 local and regional AIA awards, a 2011 AIA National Housing award, 2010 Treehugger Residential Architect of the Year, 2010 USGBC LEED Homes Project of the Year, and the 2008 Philadelphia Emerging Architecture Prize. Phillips is a Lecturer at Penn Design at the University of Pennsylvania where he teaches a recurring urban housing studio, and recently led an advanced research seminar/studio sequence focused on rebuilding Haiti. He is the recipient of a 2011 Pew Fellowship in the Arts, and is only the third architect to receive it since it began in 1992. At the UM School of Architecture, he is serving as a Visiting Critic.
Lecture: Wednesday, March 28, 2012, 6:00 p.m.
The Jorge M. Perez Architecture Center Glasgow Hall
1215 Dickinson Drive, Coral Gables Campus
Free and open to the public.