Hammerschlag Design Series Lecture
Chandler-Ullmann Hall - Room 230
Richard Kroeker "Time and Material"
After Lecture Event: Making Light Space in the Fountain Court (see image on poster) - All invited
Richard Kroeker is an architect who has been a Professor and past Director at the School of Architecture of Dalhousie University as well as having held international guest professorships in Peter Behrens School of Architecture in Düsseldorf, Germany, and the University of Minnesota School of Architecture. He has been an invited guest lecturer at a number of international Universities, including the Norwegian University of Science & Technology, Trondheim, Karlsruhe University, Waterloo University, Clemson University, and University of Manitoba.
Designs by Richard Kroeker focus on usability and ecological sustainability. Some of their sources for inspiration are early Native American designs and materials. Each building pays special attention to its surroundings so as to retain the natural beauty of its location. In his role as Professor at Dalhousie School of Architecture, he has researched indigenous material cultures. His body of work has been recognized with an Erich Schelling Medal for Architecture in 2008.