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Lawrence Tech hosts ArchiLecture March 25

Release Date: March 22, 2010

Southfield, Michigan – Minneapolis architect Julie Snow will give an ArchiLecture about her studio-based practice on Thursday, March 25, at 7 p.m. in the Architecture Building auditorium (A200) at Lawrence Technological University, 21000 West Ten Mile Road, Southfield. The event is free and open to the public.

For more than 35 years, Lawrence Tech’s ArchiLecture series, sponsored by the College of Architecture and Design, has brought some of the world’s most prestigious design professionals to the Detroit area for presentations to students, architects, and the public.

Founded in 1994, Julie Snow Architects has produced a diverse portfolio from master plans to product design with a common exploration of material and detail. The work of the studio was exhibited at the Chicago Architectural Foundation. In 2005, the Princeton Architectural Press published the first monograph on the studio’s work in its series on emerging designers from around the world.

Snow, a University of Colorado graduate, has held several visiting professor positions, most recently at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design. She has taught at the University of Minnesota College of Architecture and Landscape Architecture where she received the Ralph Rapson Award for Distinguished Teaching. She is a fellow of the American Institute of Architects.

Lawrence Technological University, ltu.edu, offers more than 100 undergraduate, master’s and doctoral degree programs in Colleges of Architecture and Design, Arts and Sciences, Engineering and Management. Founded in 1932, the 4,500-student, private university pioneered evening classes and today has a growing number of weekend and online programs. Lawrence Tech’s 102-acre campus is in Southfield, and programs are also offered in Detroit, Lansing, Petoskey and Traverse City. Lawrence Tech also offers programs with partner universities in Canada, Mexico, Europe, the Middle East and Asia.