Thursday, Jan. 28
Speed Art Museum
2035 S. Third St.
Free; 6 p.m.
Dana Buntrock, associate professor of architecture at University of California-Berkeley, will spend the semester as the Frederic Lindley Morgan visiting professor of architectural design in UofL’s fine arts department. She will teach “Contemporary Architecture in Japan and the United States.
Jan. 28 – “Tradition and Today: Materials and Meaning in Contemporary Japanese Architecture.” She is expected to talk about stories from her book of that title and show several modern architects’ works that are little known in the West. She will discuss how some Japanese structures are modern and spare metal and glass buildings, while others reflect age and religious roots.