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Robert Levit | Mass Individualism: The Form of the Multitude

Thursday, March 30, 2017, 6:30 - 7:30pm

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Robert Levit, Visiting Professor, Director of the Master of Architecture Program at the University of Toronto, and partner in Khoury Levit Fong, will discuss the overlap between current political events, architectural form, and his work with Khoury Levit Fong. 

Open to current students, faculty, and staff. Room 315F. 

Located at 7 East 7th Street, between Third and Fourth Avenues

  • 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.