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DLS - 5/8 daypass - Albert Kahn in the Second Industrial Revolution
Albert Kahn in the Second Industrial Revolution Claire Zimmerman, Associate Professor of Architecture, UM’s Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning, and of History of Art at the College of Literature, Science, and Arts This lecture will discuss architect Albert Kahn’s important role in the “Second Industrial Revolution” of the twentieth century. Touching on themes of mass production, factory design, and architectural history, the lecture assesses Kahn’s influence in the history of the built environment, and his troubled place in architectural history after WWII. Claire Zimmerman is Associate Professor of Architecture at UM’s Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning, and of History of Art at the College of Literature, Science, and Arts. She received a masters from Harvard and a Ph.D. from the City University of New York. Prof. Zimmerman teaches courses on 19th and 20th century architecture with emphasis on architectural media, Weimar Germany, the United States, and the United Kingdom. She is the author of numerous articles and books.
Event Type : Distinguished Lecture Series      
Date(s) : 05/08/2018
Day of Week : Tuesday
Time : 10:00 to 11:30 a.m.
Location : Washtenaw Community College
Address : Morris Lawrence Building, Towsley Auditorium,
4800 E. Huron River Dr.,
Ann Arbor, MI
Fee : $10.00
Event Status : OPEN