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LECTURE: Lateral Office / Lola Sheppard & Mason White

Monday, November 4, 2019

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

“Narratives of Action and Environment”

Lola Sheppard, BArch, MArch, OAA, OAQ
Sheppard is a Registered Architect and founding Partner at Lateral Office. She received her Bachelor of Science in Architecture and Bachelor of Architecture from McGill University and a Master of Architecture from Harvard Graduate School of Design. She is Professor at the School of Architecture, University of Waterloo where she also serves as the Undergraduate Officer. She has taught at the University of Toronto, Ohio State University, and California College of the Arts. SHEPPARD previously worked in the offices of Jean Nouvel (Paris), Peter Rose (Cambridge), and Allies and Morrison (London) before forming LATERAL OFFICE. She is committed to architecture’s new relationship to social and ecological possibilities - not just solutions. SHEPPARD is the recipient of the 2012 RAIC Young Architect Award and the 2003-04 Howard Lefevre Fellowship from Ohio State University.

Mason White, BArch, MArch, MRAIC
White is a founding Partner at Lateral Office. He received his Bachelor of Architecture from Virginia Tech and his Master of Architecture from Harvard Graduate School of Design. He is Associate Professor at the Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, & Design at the University of Toronto. He has taught at Harvard University, Cornell University, Ohio State University, and UC Berkeley. WHITE previously worked at Monacelli Press (New York), Machado Silvetti Associates (Boston), and Panter Hudspith (London) before forming LATERAL OFFICE. He is convinced that there are new roles for architecture out there that we do not know because we are not looking, really looking. WHITE is the recipient of the 2012-13 Howard Friedman Visiting Professorship in the Practice of Architecture at UC Berkeley College of Environmental Design and the 2008-09 Arthur Wheelwright Fellowship from Harvard Graduate School of Design.

Reception to follow in the UHCOAD Atrium.

UH College of Architecture and Design Theater