2004 Max Wasserman Forum on Contemporary Art: The University as Patron of Cutting-Edge Architecture

May 8, 2004
Event Types
Talk / Lecture
Frank Gehry's Ray and Maria Stata Center is situated on MIT Campus.

Frank Gehry, Ray and Maria Stata Center, 2004. Photo by Chuck Mayer Photography.


William J. Mitchell


James Ackerman, Kimberly Alexander, Charles M. Vest, Frank Gehry, Steven Holl, Robert Venturi, John R. Curry, Kyong Park


Many universities, including Massachusettes Institute of Technology, are commissioning renowned architects to create extraordinary new buildings. The Wasserman Forum at MIT will explore this phenomenon, and investigate how architecture can make a difference within the university culture.