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Sylvia Lavin / UCLA

April 9, 2008 - 5:30pm
Sylvia Lavin, Professor of Architecture at the University of California Los Angeles, will lecture as part of the KSA Lecture Series.
The lecture will take place on Wednesday, April 9, 2008 at 5:30 PM in the Knowlton Hall Auditorium.
Sylvia Lavin, who was the chair of the UCLA Department of Architecture and Urban Design from 1996-2006, is a leading figure in contemporary architectural history, theory, and criticism. A fellow at the Getty Research Institute in 2004-2005 she has taught or lectured at most of the major program of architecture around the world. Her writings have been published in Assemblage, Domus, Daidalos, Progressive Architecture, Grey Room, Perspecta, and A+U. She frequently serves as a jury member for international competitions and consults with institutions such as the Canadian Center for Architecture, the Getty Center, the Whitney Museum of American Art, and the Society of Architectual Historians. Lavin is the author of Quatremre de Quincy and the Inventions of the Modern Language of Architecture (MIT Press), Form Follows Libido: Architecture and Richard Neutra in a Psychoanalytic Culture (MIT Press), Crib Sheets (Monacelli) and is working on a new book, A Flash in the Pan and other Forms of Architectural Contemporaneity.