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Catalyst 2013: Kiel Moe & Billie Faircloth - Discussion on Convergent Practices

Date: 03/12/2013

Time: 12:00 PM

Location: 56 Rapson Hall

Cost: Free


About the speaker:
Kiel Moe is a registered architect and Assistant Professor, Harvard GSD. He is a Fellow of the American Academy in Rome and the MacDowell Colony. He recently received the 2011 Architecture League of New York Prize and the 2011 AIA Young Architects Award and is author of Convergence: An Architectural Agenda for Energy (2013), Thermally Active Surfaces in Architecture(2010) and Integrated Design in Contemporary Architecture (2008).

Billie Faircloth, AIA, is the Research Director at KieranTimberlake, an internationally recognized architecture firm noted for its commitment to research, innovation and invention. She leads a trans-disciplinary research team which conspires to advance building design practices through material, system, process, and environment driven questions. In her professional and academic research Billie pursues an answer to the question: “Why do we build the way that we do?” In addition to her practice she teaches and lectures on design research worldwide. Billie received a Bachelor of Architecture from North Carolina State University and a Master of Architecture with Distinction from Harvard University.


  • Name: Adam Marcus
  • E-mail: acmarcus@umn.edu
  • Phone: 612.624.2554
  • Sponsored by: College of Design

Disability Options:

To request disability accommodations, please contact Adam Marcus, acmarcus@umn.edu, 612.624.2554.

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