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Haar Addresses AIA National Convention

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Sharon Haar, professor of architecture and program chair, spoke at the 2019 American Institute of Architects National Conference in Las Vegas on June 8 as part of a panel, “Shaping Urban Development: Housing Strategies at Diverse Scales.” She also was elevated to the AIA College of Fellows at the conference.

The theme for the 2019 AIA National Conference, held in Las Vegas, was “Blueprint for a Better Future.” Sessions covered a wide range of topics, including artificial intelligence, solutions to homelessness, and 3D concrete printing. Haar’s panel was part of the Intersections Symposium Sessions on research in academia and practice; she discussed research-driven social impact in Taubman College’s Systems Studio, which focuses on housing issues in Detroit. Her fellow panelists were Richard Mohler of the University of Washington and Mohler + Ghillino Architects in Seattle, and Angela Brooks of Brooks + Scarpa in Los Angeles.

Learn more at conferenceonarchitecture.com.