CORY REYNOLDS | DATE 12/14/2021
Tuesday, December 14 at 6PM EST, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, presents a virtual book talk with Michael Murphy, Founding Principal and Executive Director of MASS Design Group and author of The Architecture of Health: Hospital Design and the Construction of Dignity, in conversation with Michael Kimmelman, architecture critic for The New York Times. Register here!
What is architecture’s impact on the physical and social wellness of society? Why are our buildings making us sicker? MASS Design Group explores these questions and more in its latest book, The Architecture of Health: Hospital Design and the Construction of Dignity, published by Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, to accompany Design and Healing: Creative Responses to Epidemics, which opens to the public on December 10, 2021. The book examines how our built world was shaped by disease and reveals how historical examples can offer us caution and inspiration.
Michael Murphy, Int FRIBA, is a Founding Principal and the Executive Director of MASS Design Group. Murphy is the Thomas W. Ventulett III Distinguished Chair in Architectural Design at Georgia Institute of Technology. MASS Design Group has received numerous awards globally, including the 2017 National Design Award from Cooper Hewitt.
Michael Kimmelman (Moderator) is the architecture critic of the New York Times and the founder and editor at large of Headway, a nonprofit initiative at the Times exploring the world’s challenges through the lens of progress.
This free program will be hosted through Zoom, with the option to dial in as well. It will include a brief presentation before a moderated discussion and an audience Q&A. Details will be emailed to you upon registration. This program includes closed captioning. It will be recorded and available on Cooper Hewitt’s YouTube channel. For general questions, or if Cooper Hewitt can provide additional accessibility services or accommodations to support your participation, please email CHEducation@si.edu or let them know when registering.
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