In Conversation | Samuel Anderson and Nader Tehrani: The Pedagogical Engagement Between The Studio and The Office

Tuesday, April 16, 2019, 12 - 1:30pm

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Nader Tehrani, dean of The Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture, and Samuel Anderson, professor adjunct at the school, will discuss the pedagogical engagement between the studio and the office.

Moderated by Mireya Fabregas and Isaac Islas-Cox. 

The In Conversation series is intended as a format for faculty to discuss issues that are affecting the school, the discipline, or the theories, cultures and practices of architecture. 

This event takes place in room 315F and is open to current Cooper Union students, faculty, and staff. 

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