MAPP Lecture: Dan Kaplan, FAIA LEED -- Climate, Culture & Myth: Explorations in Sustainable Architecture | Monday, October 28, 2013 | 5:00pm

When: Monday, October 28, 2013 5:00 PM - 6:15 PM
Where: Architecture : Free and open to all : Auditorium 0204
Event Type(s): Lecture

Daniel J. Kaplan is a senior partner at FXFOWLE Architects and the design director of FXFOWLE's Urban Studio where his passion and preoccupation is sustainable city building. The studio's mission is to explore and investigate the intersection of architecture, urban planning and sustainable innovation. By combining these interrelated areas of focus, design and sustainability are addressed through an appreciation for the urban condition. Kaplan and the Urban Studio approach each project, from individual buildings to large-scale urban plans, with the viewpoint that it must contribute to the larger context. Kaplan's unique approach was honored in 2010 by World Architecture News and the Architectural Review; his Nordhavnen: City Regenerative project in Copenhagen was recognized with top honors in urban design for 2009. In addition to Dan's role at FXFOWLE, he is currently a Visiting Lecturer at Cornell's College of Architecture Art and Planning, where he teaching a course on Sustainability.

Website: http://www.arch.umd.edu

For more information, contact:
Christine Cestello Hinojosa
School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation
+1 301 405 6286

www.arch.umd.edu




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