UVa Lecture Series – Heather Robarge, Chair of Architecture at UCLA, “Form and Visuality”
Date(s) - 10/17/2018
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Campbell Hall 153
Heather Roberge is a designer and educator based in Los Angeles. She is the founder and principal of design practice Murmur and an associate professor in the Department of Architecture and Urban Design at UCLA where she currently serves as Chair. Her research and professional work investigate the spatial, structural and atmospheric potential that digital technologies have on the theory and practice of building. Her teaching emphasizes innovative approaches to material, computation, and manufacturing to expand the formal vocabulary and spatial implications of building envelopes and assemblies.
Heather Roberge has received numerous accolades in recognition of her distinctive work including the prestigious 2016 Emerging Voices Award from the Architectural League of New York, a 2015 AIA LA Merit award for En Pointe, an installation for the SCI-Arc Gallery, a 2011 AIA Next LA design merit award for the Succulent House, and was selected as a Finalist in the 2006 PS1/MoMA Young Architects Program. Her work has been widely-published and exhibited in group shows in the U.S. and abroad.