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Thesis Lecture Series: Debbie Chen and Evita Fanou

Tuesday, September 29, 2015, 2 - 3:30pm

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The School of Architecture Thesis Lecture Series presents 

Debbie Chen
Princeton, Municipal C.H.U.W (Center for Harvesting Utility for Waste)
Evita Fanou
GSAPP, "Archipeligo of Disconnection"

Tuesday 9/29 at 2pm in RM 315F

Open only to current Cooper Union students, faculty and staff

  • Founded by inventor, industrialist and philanthropist Peter Cooper in 1859, The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art offers education in art, architecture and engineering, as well as courses in the humanities and social sciences.

  • “My feelings, my desires, my hopes, embrace humanity throughout the world,” Peter Cooper proclaimed in a speech in 1853. He looked forward to a time when, “knowledge shall cover the earth as waters cover the great deep.”

  • From its beginnings, Cooper Union was a unique institution, dedicated to founder Peter Cooper's proposition that education is the key not only to personal prosperity but to civic virtue and harmony.

  • Peter Cooper wanted his graduates to acquire the technical mastery and entrepreneurial skills, enrich their intellects and spark their creativity, and develop a sense of social justice that would translate into action.