The month of November was lucky to have on the campus world-class lecturers, who are architecture masters and despite their achievements they are humble masters. It is evident in their renowned work as well as in the advice and time they gave to students in the only sessions on campus. Because they're skilled at what they do they understand how difficult it is to accomplish incredible things, and are humbled by the journey.
Rick Joy‘s work is most often associated in that of the American Southwest. His company in Tucson, Arizona, has constructed stunning desert resorts and homes that blend into the desert rather than stand out in the gloom. They're an example of his deep respect in the context of his design.
Stephen Emmitt is a remarkable educator and the head of the Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering at the University of Bath, UK. His lecture spoke to the creativity in the process of bringing architecture to life through construction management–especially when there is a focus on the importance of people and what they bring to the table from their different vantage points.
It is truly a great benefit of being part for being part of the NewSchool community to be able to connect with the speakers. The goal of the seminars and lectures is to get our students in contact with highly accomplished individuals who understand that it's not about self-importance; it's about compassion and bringing talent together to create spaces for people to live, perform work, and to worship in ways that are both beautiful and human-centered..