As part of the 2011 Loacker Architecture Lecture Series, the Portland State University Department of Architecture will host internationally renowned architect Teddy Cruz on Thursday, January 27, 2011, at 6:30 p.m. Cruz will be presenting a summary of his recent work and research.
Cruz, a Guatemala native who earned a Master in Design Studies at Harvard University in 1997, has been recognized internationally for his urban research of the Tijuana-San Diego border. He received the Rome Prize in Architecture in 1995 and was the first recipient of the James Stirling Memorial Lecture On the City Prize in 2005. Recently, his work has been profiled in The New York Times, Domus and Harvard Design Magazine. Cruz's work is currently included in the Small Scale, Big Change exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City.
Cruz currently is employed as a professor of public culture and urbanism in the Visual Arts Department at the University of California San Diego, where he cofounded the Center for Urban Ecologies (CUE).
The lecture is free to the public and will be held in Shattuck Hall Annex on the PSU campus at SW Broadway and SW Hall Street. For more information, please contact Maggie Maxwell in the Department of Architecture at 503.725.8405, or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.