Robert Glass Lecture, Friday, February 15 12:30-1:30pm

Friday 12:30pm-1:30pm, February 15, Room 307: Robert Glass will be giving a lecture on his current research and practice

Robert Glass received his Bachelor of Landscape Architecture degree from Clemson University in 2008 and his Master of Landscape Architecture degree from the University of California, Berkeley in 2011. He recieved the Scott Travel Fellowship upon graduation from Berkeley, funding his research on the extraction, production, and distribution of electricity in North and South America.  Robert currently practices with Hyphae Design Laboratory, an ecological design firm based in Oakland, CA that incorporates architecture, landscape, engineering, and biological sciences.  His projects have involved residential graywater systems, residential and civic living walls, industrial systems design, ecological master planning, an artist residency, and community organizing. 

Hyphae Design Laboratory: http://hyphae.net/journal/

Lecture: The Hidden Landscape
“If People perceive electrical power as a main driver for our society, individuals might recognize their influence and have the ability to alter their energy use. Exposing the proecess between extraction, production, and distribution of electricity provides a greater understanding of how the natural environment is affected by the modern world’s growing demand for power.”