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Sarah Dunn / UrbanLab

Gui Auditorium / Knowlton Hall
September 25, 2019 - 5:30pm

Sarah Dunn will lecture in Knowlton Hall’s Gui Auditorium at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, September 25. Dunn is a co-founder of UrbanLab, an architecture and urban design firm based in Chicago and a Professor at the School of Architecture at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Since founding UrbanLab, principals Dunn and Martin Felsen have achieved acclaim for projects such as Morgan Live + Work and the Hennepin House. Recently completed projects include a master plan for new city in Hunan, China; Upton’s Naturals, a headquarters building in Chicago; the Mohawk House, a residence in Chicago; and the Ancona Outdoor Learning Space, a landscape in Chicago. Currently, the firm is building the LAX House in Los Angeles.

UrbanLab won the AIA College of Fellows Latrobe Prize (2009), was selected as an Emerging Voice by the Architectural League of New York (2010), and exhibited at the Venice Biennale (2012) and the Chicago Architecture Biennial (2015 and 2017). UrbanLab’s design work and writings have appeared in Architectural Design, Architectural Record, Architect, Dwell, and Places.

Dunn received her Master of Architecture from Columbia GSAPP, and her B.A. in Architecture from Columbia College at Columbia University. Born in Virginia, Dunn has lived in New York, Japan, Singapore, Istanbul and the Netherlands where she worked for the Office for Metropolitan Architecture/Rem Koolhaas.