The Catholic University of America

Media Advisory

WHAT: Architecture Lecture: "Pedagogies: From Drawing to Making"

WHEN: Tuesday, July 29, 5:30 p.m.

WHERE: The Catholic University of America
Edward M. Crough Center for Architectural Studies
Koubek Auditorium
620 Michigan Ave., N.E.
Washington, D.C.


Nader Tehrani, associate professor of architecture, Massachusetts Institute of Technology School of Architecture and Planning, and principal, Office dA, will give the final talk of CUA's Summer 2008 Architecture Lecture Series, which is titled "On Making: Investigating the Act of Making as Design Knowledge."

Tehrani's talk, "Pedagogies: From Drawing to Making," will explore current projects at Office dA that represent ongoing research on various themes dealing with construction systems, material properties and problems of tectonics.

The lecture is free and open to the public and offers AIA Continuing Education learning units. For more information, contact Luis Boza, director of the School of Architecture and Planning's Summer Institute, at 202-319-6861 or

SPONSORS: CUA's School of Architecture and Planning

MEDIA: To cover the lecture, reporters must contact Katie Lee in the Office of Public Affairs at 202-319-5600.