Architect, urban planner, artist, academic will visit the Stuckeman School | Pennsylvania State University (Penn State)


UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Marshall Brown, architect, urban planner and artist who is both director of Marshall Brown Projects, Inc. and associate professor at Princeton University School of Architecture, will present a Kossman Conference as a guest of the Architecture Department at 6 p.m. Feb. 23 in the jury space of the Stuckeman Family Building.

The event, part of the Stuckeman School of Lectures and Exhibits series, is free and open to the public, and will also be broadcast live by WPSU.

In “Recurrent Visions,” Brown will present cross-disciplinary explorations that exploit the possibilities of scale, media, and time in an investigation of three landmark projects for New York, Chicago, and Detroit.

In Princeton, Brown directs the Princeton Urban Imagination Center, which launches projects that “reimagine cities.” Prior to his appointment at Princeton, he was an associate professor at the Illinois Institute of Technology, where he led the Driverless City project.

Brown received a Graham Foundation Fellowship, a MacDowell Fellowship, and represented the United States at the Venice Architecture Biennale. His work is in the collections of the Art Institute of Chicago, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the Museum of Contemporary Photography, and the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art.

Brown’s first book “Recurrent Visions: The Architecture of Marshall Brown Projects” will be published in May 2022 by Princeton Architectural Press, and his second book, “Marshall Brown, The Architecture of Collage”, will be published in October 2022 by Park Books in in conjunction with a solo exhibition at the Santa Barbara Museum of Art.

He has lectured extensively at institutions including Cranbrook Academy of Art, University of Michigan, Northwestern University, Harvard University, University of Toronto, Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture, and Rhode Island School of Design. He was also a member of the Cultural Advisory Council to the Mayor of Chicago and Vice President of the Arts Club of Chicago.

Brown earned his bachelor’s degree from Washington University in St. Louis and a master’s degree in architecture and urban design from Harvard University, where he also held the Druker Fellowship for Urban Design.

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