Sanford Kwinter, a Philosopher of Design, Architecture and Urbanism, Presents Lecture at University of Virginia’s School Of Architecture on Feb. 24

February 10, 2006

February 10, 2006 — Sanford Kwinter, a New York-based writer and editor and associate professor of architecture at Rice University, will give a Dean’s Forum Lecture at the University of Virginia’s School of Architecture on Feb 24. Kwinter’s talk, “Beat Science,” will be at 5 p.m. in Campbell Hall, Room 153.

Kwinter has written widely on philosophical issues of design, architecture and urbanism.  He is co-founder of Zone Books, with Jonathan Crary and Bruce Mau, which includes the journal Zone, a serial publication of philosophy and contemporary culture. He has been involved in the series of ANY conferences and publications and is the founder of Studio !KASAM, a content and communications design firm. He is also the author of several articles and books including “Pandemonium: The Rise of Predatory Locales in the Post-war World” (Princeton Architectural Press, 2000) and “Architectures of Time: Towards a Theory of the Event in Modernist Culture” (MIT Press, 2001).

For more information on Kwinter’s talk, contact Derry Wade at (434) 982-2921 or