Linking Architecture and Education: Sustainable Design for Learning

The Sustainability Perspectives Series presents a talk by Anne Parker Taylor '55, president of the School Zone Institute and Professor Emerita of architecture at UNM.

Date

09-03-14

Time

12:30 pm

Location

Hostetter Lecture Room (209), Stratton Hall

General Info

The Wells College Center for Sustainability and the Environment is pleased to present a discussion with Anne Parker Taylor '55, Ph.D., for the first event of the new Sustainability Perspectives Series. The lecture will take place at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, September 3, in the Hostetter Lecture Room (209) of Stratton Hall. All are welcome to attend.

Dr. Taylor is nationally recognized for showing dedication, leadership and excellence in architectural programming design and education. She taught at the University of New Mexico's School of Architecture and Planning for over 35 years and is now head of the School Zone Institute, an organization that sponsors and supports design education teacher training, children’s after school workshops, museum classes, architectural walking tours and more.

In her book, "Linking Architecture and Education: Sustainable Design for Learning Environments,"  Dr. Taylor discusses the role the physical environment plays on learning and how cutting-edge school design can shape creativity, cultural appreciation, eco-literacy and academic achievement in students.

This Sustainability Perspectives series event is free and open to the public. The series explores the concept of sustainability from a variety of viewpoints.

Wells is committed to providing access to events; anyone who needs assistance should contact Marian Brown, Director of the Center for Sustainability and the Environment, at 315-364-3304 or by email at mbrown@wells.edu, as soon as possible.

 

 
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