(Oct. 28, 2013) -- The UTSA College of Architecture (COA) will present urban planner and designer Daniel D'Oca speaking on "When Life Gives You Lemons" at 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 30 in the Buena Vista Street Building Aula Canaria (1.328) on the UTSA Downtown Campus.
The lecture is the second in the COA Fall Lecture Series, which is free and open to the public.
D'Oca is an assistant professor of art history, theory and criticism at the Maryland Institute College of Art and design critic in urban planning and design at the Harvard Design School. He specializes in the politics of contemporary-built environment in America.
He is the principal architect and co-founder of Interboro Partners, a New York-based architecture, planning and research firm founded in 2002. The firm has won many awards for its innovative projects including the Museum of Modern Art's PS1 Young Architects Program, the Architectural League's Emerging Voices and Young Architects Awards and the New Practices Award from the American Institute of Architects New York Chapter.
In 2013, D'Oca is set to publish the book, "The Arsenal of Exclusion & Inclusion: 101 Things that Open and Close the City," co-authored with Tobias Armborst and Georgeen Theodore. The book "explores the way in which urban design and architecture influence culture and relationships," according to its synopsis.
D'oca has published and exhibited widely including features in Places, Domus, Urban Omnibus, Architecture magazine, and exhibitions at the Museum of Modern Art, Netherlands Architecture Institute, Museum of Contemporary Art - Leipzig and the German Architecture Museum.
D'Oca received his Bachelor of Art in Philosophy degree from Bard College and his Master in Urban Planning degree from the Harvard Design School.
Upcoming COA lecture: Nov. 6 -- Joe O'Connell and Blessing Hancock of Tucson, Ariz.
For more information about the UTSA College of Architecture Fall Lecture Series, contact Nicole Chavez at 210-458-3121.
State Rep. Diego Bernal presents a Q&A panel discussion with MALDEF, RAICES and DMCA Immigration Law Firm about DACA and the current state of affairs for Dreamers. Opening remarks by Congressman Joaquin Castro and Congressman Lloyd Doggett.
Buena Vista Building, Aula Canaria Auditorium (BVB 1.328), Downtown Campus
Come out and enjoy breakfast and beverages at the Official UTSA Tailgate in Albuquerque as our Roadrunners take on the New Mexico Lobos at the Gildan New Mexico Bowl. The official UTSA tailgate will be located in Fan Fest in the University Stadium Parking Lot, Stadium East.
University Stadium parking lot, Albuquerque, NM
Graduates from the College of Architecture, Construction and Planning, College of Business, College of Education and Human Development and the College of Public Policy will participate in the first commencement ceremony. President Romo will deliver the keynote address.
Graduates from the College of Engineering, College of Liberal and Fine Arts, College of Sciences and University College will participate in the second commencement ceremony. President Romo will deliver the keynote address.
All UTSA students, faculty and staff are invited to march with UTSA in the 30th annual MLK March. There will be a FREE shuttle from the UTSA Main Campus. Pick up in front of the Convocation Center at 8:30 a.m. Depart from UTSA at 9 a.m. Buses return to UTSA at 1 p.m
Convocation Center, Main Campus
UTSA's Department of Music hosts Dr. David Huron from Ohio State University as part of the Donald Hodges lecture series. Huron is a Canadian arts and humanities distinguished professor at Ohio State University.
John Peace Library, UTSA Faculty Center, (JPL 4.04.22), Main Campus
The Student Center for Community Engagement and Inclusion annually hosts a Volunteer Opportunities Fair to allow students, faculty and staff to learn about volunteer and service-learning opportunities in the San Antonio area.
University Center, 1st floor corridor, Main Campus
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