Today at lunchtime, Mark Mulligan from Harvard University, Graduate School of Design will join us for the maker lunch. Mark Mulligan is Associate Professor in Practice of Architecture.
Mulligan’s research explores the relationship between constructive detail and meaning in architecture; he has taught a variety of studios and courses at Harvard, including a course on modern Japanese architecture, introductory and advanced courses on construction technology, architecture studios, and urban design studios. Since 2010, he has led a teams of students in producing digital reconstructions and CG animations of major landmarks of 20th century Japanese architecture, including Frank Lloyd Wright’s Imperial Hotel in Tokyo (built 1923, demolished 1967), Kenzo Tange’s 1964 National Olympic Stadium at Yoyogi, and (currently in progress) Junzo Sakakura’s Japan Pavilion for the 1937 Paris World Expo. In winter 2014, he collaborated with FAS Professor Yukio Lippit to organize the exhibition “The Thinking Hand: Tools and Traditions of the Japanese Carpenter” at Harvard University’s Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies, as part of the RIJS’s 40th Anniversary celebration.