Architecture Lecture Series 

The Architecture Lecture Series welcomes architecture and experiential design leaders from around the country to the School of Architecture & Design. Lecturers bring a wide range of expertise in areas such as sustainable building, digital environments, public interest design, historic preservation, health and wellness design, and more. 

Lectures are free and open to the public.

FALL 2019

Fall 2019 Architecture Lecture Series: September 11, 12:30pm in the Forum - Jason Smith of KieranTimberlake; October 4, 11:30am in the The Forum - Peter Landon of LandonBoneBaker; November 15, 11:30am in Swarthout Recital hall - Bob Coffeen "On acoustics and the renovation of the recital hall"

Past Lectures:


FEB 8       

Julia Manglitz  

Associate Principal and Historic Preservationist, TreanorHL    


Health & Welness Symposium Lecture: 

HDR Architecture    

MAR 22            

Rick Sommerfeld

Director, Colorado Building Workshop

APR 12             

Alex Ilten

Design Director, Obscura Digital


FALL 2018


Jane Huesemann and Steve Clark

Founding Partners of Clark Huesemann       

OCT 17

Dennis Heath and Tim Cahill, Architecture + Starting Your Own Firm          

Founding Principal of MBH Architects and Director of Architecture Design at HNTB

NOV 2      

Bill Zahner 

CEO of A. Zahner Co     


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Marvin Hall, Room 200
1465 Jayhawk Blvd.
Lawrence, KS 66045