Reception: 5:30pm TBH Café
Lecture: 6:00pm Plym Auditorium
Lecture sponsored by the Visiting Professor in Architecture Fund
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Andrew Santa Lucia is a Cuban American designer, educator, and prison abolitionist based in Portland, Oregon. He is Assistant Professor of Practice at Portland State University’s School of Architecture, where he teaches design studio, history/theory/criticism seminars, and is graduate thesis coordinator. He has lectured and exhibited internationally, including Art Basel, the Chicago Architecture Biennial and the Venice Biennale of Architecture. Andrew’s writing can be found in a broad range of media from academic journals to DIY zines. He runs Office Andorus, which designs architecture for activists, public institutions and private clients with the goal of influencing public perceptions through works of architecture. His work is a hybrid of bold colors, graphics, and shapes used to translate and amplify contemporary issues of social justice through aesthetics.