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Stern Professorship

S-AR Stern Lecture

When William F. Stern passed away in 2013, his estate created the William F. Stern Endowed Visiting Professorship. The endowment supports bringing prominent visiting critics and lecturers to the Hines College through the endowment's annual distribution. Since its inception, the College has welcomed esteemed architects, including Wendall Burnette, MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple, Brooks + Scarpa, and MAIO, to work with students throughout the fall semester and present an annual all-school lecture.

2018 – Wendell Burnette, FAIA 
Wendell Burnette Architects - Phoenix, Arizona 

2019 – Brian MacKay-Lyons, (Hon) FAIA and Talbot Sweetapple 
MacKay Lyons Sweetapple Architects - Halifax, Nova Scotia  

2020 – Angela Brooks, FAIA and Lawrence Scarpa, FAIA 
Brooks + Scarpa - Los Angeles, California 

2021 – Maria Charneco, Alfredo Lérida, Guillermo López, and Anna Puigjaner 
MAIO - Barcelona, Spain  

2022 – César Guerrero and Ana Cecilia Garza 
Studio S-AR - Monterey Mexico 

2023 – Alexander Roemer and Peter Zuiderwijk
ConstructLab - Berlin, Germany

Studio S-AR Stern Lecture

César Guerrero and Ana Cecilia Garza gave the Fall 2022 Stern Lecture.