Director of Arizona State University School of Architecture to lecture Oct. 5 at SU School of Architecture
Director of Arizona State University School of Architecture to lecture Oct. 5 at SU School of ArchitectureSeptember 16, 2005Jaime Winne Alvarez email@example.com
Darren Petrucci, director of Arizona State University School of Architecture and visiting critic in Syracuse University’s School of Architecture, will lecture Oct. 5 at 4:30 p.m., in Room 108 of Slocum Hall. His lecture, “Amenity Infrastructure,” is free and open to the public. Public parking for the lecture can be arranged by calling Jeanne Riley in the School of Architecture at (315) 443-2255.
Petrucci is director of the School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture and associate professor of architecture and urban design at Arizona State University. He is founder and principal of A-I-R [Architecture-Infrastructure-Research], Inc. He received master’s degrees in architecture and architecture and urban design with distinction from Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design.
Petrucci’s design and research focus on what he calls “iAmenity InfrastructureTM” which develops new public-private urban infrastructures that create identity and facilitate multiple scales of public use within the contemporary city. He is the winner of a Progressive Architecture Award from Architecture Magazine for his project “GLUE: Generic Landscapes Urban Environments,” commercial corridor revitalization strategies along Scottsdale Road in Scottsdale, Ariz.; and the NCARB Prize for his project “Stripscape: Pedestrian Amenities on 7th Avenue.”