In the News: January 2020

Posted by Sam Fox School January 14, 2020


Professor of practice Valerie Greer was interviewed by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch about the benefits of open-plan offices. “The benefit of open design is being able to have more casual conversations and quick verbal exchanges as opposed to always having to communicate by email or text,” says Greer. Full story>>

Senior lecturer Jennifer Colton, associate professor Derek Hoeferlin, and assistant professor Jesse Vogler are featured in a segment on 3Sat, a German television outlet. They spoke about their work and the project Mississippi: An Anthropocene River, which they participated in last fall with the Berlin-based Haus der Kulturen der Felt. Full story>>

In the Harvard Business Review's article "Challenging Our Gendered Idea of Mentorship," MLA/MSAAD student John Whitaker spoke about the important role his thesis adviser, senior lecturer Jacqueline Margetts, has played in his education. "She took people as a whole package and worked together with all their complexity, openly accepting both the personal and professional parts of them,” Whitaker said.
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Joel Fuoss (MArch02), principal of Trivers, was interviewed by the St. Louis Business Journal about how the city of St. Louis can create a sustainable future in 2020.
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A Charm Against All That is a group exhibition that includes work by Des Lee Gallery director Brandon Anschultz and lecturer Harley Lafarrah Eaves, both Sam Fox School alumni. Curated by Jessica Baran, the show opens January 16 at projects + gallery.
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Segregation by Design: A Historical Analysis of the Impact of Planning and Policy in St. Louis is an exhibition of student work from the course taught by associate professor Catalina Freixas and Mark Abbott of Harris-Stowe State University. The opening reception and talk will take place at 5p January 17 at the CEL @ Kranzberg Arts Center Gallery. Full story>>

Associate professor Zeuler R. Lima will present a lecture followed by a book signing of Lina Bo Bardi, Drawings (Princeton University Press, 2019), along with a drawing workshop, on January 18. The events are held in conjunction with the exhibition Lina Bo Bardi Draws, which he curated for the Carnegie Museum of Art in Pittsburgh. Full story>>