What is Sustainable Design? The Ecology of the Built Environment in Historical Perspective

Sustainability Lecture Series

Professor Rebecca Houzeassociate professor of art history.

Sponsored by the Institute for the Study of the Environment, Sustainability and Energy.

Responses to industrialization in the late 19th century by architects, designers and city planners anticipated many of the same questions about sustainability that we struggle with today. This talk considers innovative and alternative approaches to the design of the built environment in the past and for the future.

5:45 p.m.: Welcome
6 p.m.: Lecture

Reception to follow.

Monday, April 29 at 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

Montgomery Hall, Main Auditorium (north side)
155 Castle Dr, DeKalb, IL 60115

Event Type

Lectures, Presentations and Workshops, Community Events



Target Audience

Students, Faculty and Staff, Alumni, General Public



Environment, Sustainability and Energy, Visual and Performing Arts External Programming

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Contact Name

Thomas Skuzinski

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