Join Woodbury School of Architecture for a lecture by alumni Jennifer Bonner and Germane Barnes.
Jennifer Bonner is Associate Professor of Architecture at Harvard University Graduate School of Design and Director of MALL. Born in Alabama, Bonner received a Bachelor of Architecture from Auburn University and a Master of Architecture from Harvard University Graduate School of Design, where she was awarded the James Templeton Kelley Prize for her project Assemblage of Twins. Her undergraduate thesis project, Cedar Pavilion, was designed and constructed at the Rural Studio in Perry County, Alabama. Bonner was the first recipient of an annual teaching fellowship at Woodbury University in Los Angeles and held the position of TVSDesign Distinguished Studio Critic at Georgia Institute of Technology where she founded a Guide to the Dirty South with forthcoming titles in Atlanta and New Orleans. Previously, she has also taught design studios and seminars at Auburn University, the Architectural Association, and Lund University.
Germane Barnes is the Director of Studio Barnes, a testing ground for the physical and theoretical investigations of architecture’s social and political agency. He is also the Designer in Residence for the Opa-Locka CDC and a Senior Lecturer in the School of Architecture at the University of Miami. His design and research contributions have been published and exhibited in several international publications and institutions, including: The Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts, The Swiss Institute, DesignMIAMI/ Art Basel, Architect Magazine and Curbed.com, where he was named a member of the 2015 Class of Young Guns.