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.

5 p.m to 6 p.m.
Roundtable #3: Research Chicago: Tall Buildings
Is Chicago still the “Silicon Valley” of Tall Building Expertise and Export?
Moderated by Michelangelo Sabatino, Professor and Director of Ph.D. Program, IIT Architecture

Hanif Kara (AKT, London)
Thomas Leslie (Iowa State University)
Luke Leung (SOM, Chicago)
Martino Stierli (MoMA, New York)
Anthony Wood (IIT – CTBUH)

6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Roundtable #4: When You're Having More Than One
This panel, UIC@IIT, is the first of a two-part exchange between the schools, and will focus on the status and possibilities of design criticism today.
Moderated by Robert Somol, Director, School of Architecture at UIC

Penelope Dean (UIC)
Alexander Eisenschmidt (UIC)
Sam Jacob (UIC)
John McMorrough (U.Mich; 2012 Greenwald Professor, UIC)
Pier Paolo Tamburelli (2014-15 Garofalo Fellow, UIC)