Event Series Campus Day (Invite Only)

Campus Day (Invite Only)

A. Alfred Taubman Wing Commons 2000 Bonisteel Blvd, Ann Arbor, MI, United States

This occasion will provide newly admitted freshman students in architecture or urban technology an excellent opportunity to meet with faculty and students and to learn more about what we do here. For Admitted Students – Invitation Only

Oblique Histories: Nigerian Indigenous Architecture With and Against Zbigniew Dmochowski

A. Alfred Taubman Wing Commons 2000 Bonisteel Blvd, Ann Arbor, MI, United States

The impulse to decolonize architectural history often leads to a double bind. The critique of colonial epistemologies is accompanied by a revalorization of the colonial archives, methods, and experiences as indispensable sources for the understanding of architectural modernities. This symposium proposes a different approach. It traces the oblique trajectories of actors moving between what usually […]

Taubman Architectural Ball

A. Alfred Taubman Wing Commons 2000 Bonisteel Blvd, Ann Arbor, MI, United States

For one night only, students will transform the Taubman College Commons into an ephemeral festivity space for the first annual “Taubman Architecture Ball,” a celebration of design and designers. This year’s theme, “Frameworks”, focuses on collaborative projects, essential structures, and making fun! This event is free; all Taubman students, faculty, staff, and guests are cordially […]

Urban Planning Ph.D. careers beyond academia: From local governments to the UNHCR

A. Alfred Taubman Wing Commons 2000 Bonisteel Blvd, Ann Arbor, MI, United States

This two-part event focuses on URP Ph.D. alumni who have gone on to non-academic career paths. In Panel 1, alumni will offer 8-minute talks about their career paths and current work, ranging from leadership in local governments to working for the United Nations. Panel 2 will ask alumni to reflect on how their doctoral training […]

Lecture & Panel Discussion: Ukraine Reconstruction

A. Alfred Taubman Wing Commons 2000 Bonisteel Blvd, Ann Arbor, MI, United States

The Russian War against Ukraine ruins the cities and rich architectural heritage, monuments, and urban space. The lives of all Ukrainians have been jeopardized by this war that continues to brutally consume Ukrainian lives and territory. Over 6 million internally displaced people need affordable housing. While the rebuilding of Ukraine must be Ukrainian-led, it must […]

Celebrating Ramadan at Taubman

A. Alfred Taubman Wing Commons 2000 Bonisteel Blvd, Ann Arbor, MI, United States

Ramadan, a sacred month of fasting and devotion observed by Muslims globally, entails abstaining from food and drink, including water, from dawn till sunset. With Ramadan 2024 spanning from March 10 to April 9*, it's crucial to acknowledge its intersection with the academic calendar, particularly the concluding weeks of classes. Join us at Taubman for […]

Architecture Preview (In-Person, Invite-Only)

A. Alfred Taubman Wing Commons 2000 Bonisteel Blvd, Ann Arbor, MI, United States

This occasion will provide newly admitted students with an excellent opportunity to meet with faculty and students and learn more about what we do here. This is an invite-only event.

Taubman Architecture Ball Workshop 3: Wearables

A. Alfred Taubman Wing Commons 2000 Bonisteel Blvd, Ann Arbor, MI, United States

Through an interdisciplinary workshop, Zain AbuSeir (Taubman) and Barbara Pearsall (Stamps) will lead us in creating wearable installations (aka costumes) out of paper materials, fabric scraps, and construction waste. We will be providing techniques, patterns, and inspiration. By the end of the workshop, attendees will have a crafted item to wear to the Ball!

Structures Class Tower Testing

A. Alfred Taubman Wing Commons 2000 Bonisteel Blvd, Ann Arbor, MI, United States

The annual load testing of wooden tower models.

Digital Operatics

A. Alfred Taubman Wing Commons 2000 Bonisteel Blvd, Ann Arbor, MI, United States

Pierre Lambla, trained as a composer and biotechnologist, explores the intersection of sound, performance, space, and digital technology. His experimental works craft auditory and narrative environments that enhance the tangible world's scenographic attributes. In his workshop, he encourages participants to engage with their surroundings via the curated overlay of geolocated digital soundscaping. In the process, […]