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Loose Talks: Mohamed Sharif

Big Stairs / Knowlton Hall
September 11, 2019 - 12:30pm

Mohamed Sharif will lecture at the Knowlton Hall Big Stairs at 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, September 11. Sharif is a founding partner of Sharif, Lynch: Architecture and is an Adjunct Assistant Professor and Director of Summer Programs in the UCLA Department of Architecture and Urban Design. Winner of the Chicago Architecture Club’s 2011 Burnham Prize, Sharif has also garnered awards for projects from the Los Angeles chapter of the American Institute of Architects and the Boston Society of Architects. 

Sharif’s essays and reviews have been published in journals and periodicals including 306090, arq, Constructs, JAE and Log. He served on the editorial board of arq (Cambridge University Press) from 2006 to 2016 and currently serves on the advisory board of the LA Forum for Architecture and Urban Design, where he was President from 2007 to 2009.

Sharif earned a B.Sc. (Honors) in Architecture and MS in Advanced Architectural Studies from the Scott Sutherland School of Architecture in Aberdeen, Scotland and received the James B. Johnston Thesis Prize. His undergraduate dissertation “On Venturi and Scott Brown” was awarded a RIBA Butterworth-Heinemann prize and was retained in its permanent collection in 1993.