Emerging Voices Lecture: Jesse LeCavalier
Jesse LeCavalier is a designer, writer, and educator whose work explores the architectural and urban implications of contemporary logistics. He is the author of The Rule of Logistics: Walmart and the Architecture of Fulfillment (University of Minnesota Press, 2016).
He is assistant professor of architecture at the New Jersey Institute of Technology and the Daniel Rose Visiting Assistant Professor at the Yale School of Architecture.
LeCavalier was the recipient of the 2015 New Faculty Teaching Award from the Association of the Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) and the 2010–11 Sanders Fellow at the University of Michigan. His work has been published widely, including contributions to Cabinet, Public Culture, Places, Art Papers, and Harvard Design Magazine.
LeCavalier's essay, “The Restlessness of Objects,” was the recipient of a 2013 Core77 Design Award and his installation “Architectures of Fulfillment” was part of the 2017 Seoul Biennale for Architecture and Urbanism.
His project "Shelf Life" was one of five finalists for the 2018 MoMA PS1 Young Architects Program and will be on display at the Museum of Modern Art in the summer of 2018
This lecture is part of P+ARG's Emerging Voices Lecture Series supported by Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning and Rackham Interdisciplinary Workshop. P+ARG is an interdisciplinary research group created by and for the doctoral students at the Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning. P+ARG's main purpose is to enhance the social and academic experiences of research students in the college. Our Emerging Voices (EV) lecture series has brought more than a dozen outstanding scholars to campus since its inception in 2009.