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Mar 14, 10:00am
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Architecture: Modern, Today, Tomorrow:
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John Lobell's Architecture: Modern, Today, Tomorrow Series
Artis—Naples Lifelong Learning


John Lobell, M. Arch., Professor at Pratt Institute

We are in a golden age of architecture, but where did today’s architecture come from and where is it going? In this series of three lectures, John Lobell shows us today’s spectacular buildings, discusses their origins and speculates about what the future holds for us. Each lecture includes beautiful images.

March 12: Modern
March 13: Today
March 14: Tomorrow

Tomorrow

We cannot predict the future of architecture — we will have to wait for the architects of the future to bring it to us. But just as the pioneers of modern architecture used the glass, steel and concrete of the industrial age, so the architects of the future will use our new technologies, including composite plastics, robotic building, nanotechnology and even information technologies. Most dramatically, synthetic DNA may enable buildings to build themselves. Join us in speculating about what our emerging 21st century has yet in store for us. This lecture is part John Lobell's series, Architecture: Modern, Today, Tomorrow.

John Lobell

John Lobell


A professor at Pratt Institute, John Lobell studied architecture at the University of Pennsylvania. His interests include architecture, cultural theory, consciousness, Buddhism and the impact of technology on culture. Lobell lectures widely and is the author of several books, including Between Silence and Light: Spirit in the Architecture of Louis I. Kahn. For more information about John Lobell, visit CreativityDiscourse.com and JohnLobell.com.

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