Faculty Book Launch, "Ludwig Hilberseimer: Reanimating Architecture and the City"
2023–2024 Public Programs, Fall Edition
Oct. 18, 2023
Rice University, MD Anderson Hall, Farish Gallery

Scott Colman is a historian, theorist, and critic of architecture and urbanism. He has taught architectural and urban history, theory, and design at the Rice University School of Architecture since 2010, where he oversaw the M.Arch. Design Thesis program between 2011 and 2021.

His book on the early development of the architect and urban designer Ludwig Hilberseimer, elucidating the Bauhaus pedagogue’s relationship to anarcho-socialism and Berlin Dada, will be published by Bloomsbury Visual Arts in August 2023. A graduate of the communication, media, and cultural studies program at the University of Technology, Sydney, Colman has received degrees in architecture from the Knowlton School of Architecture, Ohio State University, and the University of Sydney, where he was awarded the University Medal and completed his doctoral dissertation on mid twentieth-century architecture’s engagement with planning, social science, and philosophy.

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This program is made possible through the generous support of the Betty R. and George F. Pierce Jr., FAIA, Fund; the William B. Coleman Jr. Colloquium Fund for Architecture; and the Wm. W. Caudill Lecture Series Fund. 


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