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Sustainable Architecture Firm UrbanLab Lecture On Ecological Urbanism
March 2, 2011, 9:48 am
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Sustainable Architecture Firm UrbanLab Lecture On Ecological Urbanism

Photo Courtesy of UrbanLab

Martin Felsen, of UrbanLab
Lecture: Civic Space Through Ecological Urbanism
Thursday, March 10,
6 p.m. with reception to follow, $15
Falvey Hall, Maryland Institute College of Art

From AIABaltimore:

As a practice whose focus is the engagement of architecture and infrastructure, UrbanLab has been recognized in Architectural Record, Architecture, The New York Times, and Places for its innovative and interdisciplinary approach. Martin Felsen, with his wife and partner Sarah Dunn, founded UrbanLab in 2000.

Together in the neighborhood of Pilsen in Chicago, they dove into designing and building a sustainable house – featuring a green roof and hefty insulation – which quickly transformed into the home of their “live + work” architecture firm.

UrbanLab is precisely that; an analytical laboratory focusing on the research and assessment of city systems and communities in relation to pressing sustainable design needs in Chicago and other American metropolitan areas. A combination of observation, analysis, and design is the process by which this unique architectural laboratory explores the full gamut of human needs: from private residential living to commerce at the public scale to our greater inter-connectivity via waterways, railways, and roadways.

This lecture is sponsored by AIABaltimore. To learn more about the event, CLICK HERE.  To visit the UrbanLab website, CLICK HERE. Check out UrbanLab’s many exciting projects. -Click on each heading and then the photographs for individual project descriptions.