The Robert A.M. Stern Architects Lecture: Smart Cities and Beyond


Location: 109 Walsh Family Hall of Architecture

Please join the School of Architecture for the 2019 Robert A.M. Stern Architects Lecture from Dean Rodolphe el-Khoury of the University of Miami School of Architecture will deliver a lecture titled: Smart Cities and Beyond.

Trained as both a historian and a designer, he divides his time between scholarship, research, and practice. He is the author of numerous books on architecture and urbanism, including See Through Ledoux; Architecture Theatre, and the Pursuit of Transparency; Monolithic Architecture; and Figures: Essays on Contemporary Architecture.  el-Khoury’s leads RAD-UM, a research lab for embedded technology and robotics aiming at enhancing responsiveness and resilience in buildings and smart cities. The work of his firm, Khoury Levit Fong (KLF), has won international awards. 

el-Khoury’s work has been featured in national and international media outlets that cut across disciplines ranging from WIRED Magazine to the Wall Street Journal to the Space Channel to BBC World. He has shared his work through teaching, visiting professorships and lectures at dozens of institutions in the U.S. and abroad.  

Reception to follow.