Carpenter has been recognized with numerous national and international awards, including an Academy Award in Architecture from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the MacArthur Foundation Fellowship and the Smithsonian National Environment Design Award. He holds a degree from the Rhode Island School of Design and was a Loeb Fellow of Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design and a Mellon Teaching Fellow at the University of Chicago.
Day - 1 10 Feb
Light in the Public Realm
James Carpenter’s keynote will focus upon a 40-year trajectory of work that brings agency to the materiality of glass, using innovative strategies that merge program, performance, structure and light to reveal the unique characteristics of place and to embody a deeper collective experience of nature.