Named the world’s most influential architect by TIME magazine, Sir David Adjaye OBE is a leading voice on design and architecture’s role to influence change and create social solutions. On October 16th, Adjaye will be speaking at the DIA about the pressing social responsibility of those who design public spaces.
Adjaye will be joined by Michael Van Valkenburgh, landscape architect of the Obama Presidential Centre and winner of the international design competition to transform Detroit’s West Riverfront Park. The conversation will be moderated by Jamie Bennett, Executive Director at ArtPlace America, New York, NY.
October 16 | 5-6PM
Detroit Film Theatre
Admission is free, but registration is required. Please go to: https://www.dia.org/events/future-museums-public-spaces-and-parks
Co-sponsored by the Detroit Riverfront Conservancy, University of Michigan, College for Creative Studies, Midtown Detroit, Inc. and the Detroit Institute of Arts as part of the DIA Plaza | Midtown Cultural Connections Design Competition.