Borderwall as Architecture

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Date/Time
Date(s) - Thursday, May 3
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Location
Humanities & Social Sciences Building

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Held in the McCune Conference Room, 6020 HSSB.

Ronald Rael is the author of Borderwall as Architecture: A Manifesto for the U.S.-Mexico Boundary (2017), which advocates for a reconsideration of the existing barrier dividing the U.S. and Mexico through design proposals that are hyperboles of actual scenarios that have occurred as a consequence of the wall.

Associate Professor Ronald Rael holds the Eva Li Memorial Chair in Architecture and a joint appointment in the Department of Architecture, in the College of Environmental Design, and the Department of Art Practice. at the University of California, Berkeley. He is an applied architectural researcher, design activist, author, and thought leader in the fields of additive manufacturing and earthen architecture.