IIT College of Architecture will host a series of roundtables in S. R. Crown Hall on Friday, October 2nd and Saturday October 3rd as part of the opening weekend of the inaugural Chicago Architecture Biennial.

10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Roundtable #1: Emerging Voices

A panel of distinct design “voices,” all past winners of the Architectural League’s Emerging Voices award, who are influencing the disciplines of architecture and urban design.

Moderated by Martin Felsen, Assistant Professor and UrbanLab, IIT Architecture

Dan Wood (Work.ac, New York)
Tatiana Bilbao (Tatiana Bilbao S.C., Mexico City)
Michael Meredith (MOS, New York)
Florian Idenburg (SO-IL, Brooklyn)
Paul Lewis (LTL Architects, New York)

11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Roundtable #2: South-North: The Americas

The roundtable will assess the role played by the first cycle of the the Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize in the development of a “trans-American” discourse about architecture and the city.

Moderated by Fabrizio Gallanti, Lecturer, School of Architecture at McGill University, Montréal

Mark Lee (Johnston Marklee, Los Angeles)
Jing Liu (SO-IL, Brooklyn) 
Felipe Mesa (Plan B, Medellín) 
David Barragán  (Al Borde, Quito)