As part of the CU environmental design program’s ENVD 5:47 Lecture Series, Ronald Rael (EnvDes’94) will give a free and public lecture, “Full Scale Study Models,” on Monday, Feb. 18 at 5:47 p.m. in the Environmental Design building on CU-Boulder’s campus. Rael is an architect, author and assistant professor at the University of California, Berkeley in the departments of architecture and art practice.
Rael has served as the co-director of Clemson University’s Charles E. Daniel Center for Building Research and Urban Studies in Genova, Italy, and coordinator of Clemson’s Core Digital Foundation Architecture Studios. He has been a member of the design faculty at the Southern California Institute of Architecture, an assistant professor at the University of Arizona and a senior instructor at the University of Colorado Boulder. He earned his master’s degree in architecture at Columbia University, where he was the recipient of the William Kinne Memorial Fellowship.
His firm, Rael San Fratello Architects, was established in 2002 with a focus on emerging technologies and ecological design. It integrates architecture, art, culture and the environment and has been recognized in publications such as the New York Times, MARK, Domus, Metropolis Magazine.
For more information about the lecture, contact Jennifer Kirschke at 303-492-8267 or by email.