Michelangelo Sabatino lecture set for Sept. 12 on UA campus | Community Notes

Submitted by: Michelle Parks

Michelangelo Sabatino will present a lecture titled “Super Fast vs. Super Slow: The Tale of Two Vernaculars” at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 12 at Hembree Auditorium (Agricultural, Food, and Life Sciences Building, Room 107E) on the University of Arkansas campus, as part of the Fay Jones School of Architecture lecture series

He will explore the competing ways in which architects throughout the 20th century have appropriated and transformed pre-industrial, industrial, and commercial vernacular building types. He will also discuss how this process of appropriation has lead modern and contemporary architects to rethink the role of rural and urban values within modernity.

Sabatino is associate professor at the Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture, University of Houston, and author of the award-winning book Pride in Modesty: Modernist Architecture and the Vernacular Tradition in Italy (2010).

His lecture, the Kappa Sigma Man of the Year Lecture, is sponsored by the Xi Educational Foundation of Arkansas. Admission is free, with limited seating. For more information, contact 479-575-4704 or architecture.uark.edu.

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