You are invited to a special public lecture by Trung Le on OWP/P Cannon Design’s work in the new learning landscape for education…the future classroom. This event is co-hosted by the Segal Design Institute, Design for America, and IIT.

February 16, 2011 12:15pm – 2:00pm
Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT)
350 N LaSalle, Rm 201 Chicago, IL 60654

Design by Youth Project at ID: Trung Le’s lecture is related to the Design by Youth Project/Advanced Design Research collaborative ID team Helen Tong, Gretchen Kelly & Diba Salimi with Judith Gregory, Miguel Cervantes & Cecilia Ambros, and Chicago public high schools.

About Trung Le

Trung Le is a pioneer of OWP/P | Cannon Design’s education practice and has an incessant energy and passion for learning. He is widely recognized as an advocate for incorporating multiple intelligences and learning styles in the design of education environments. As the lead designer for OWP/P | Cannon Design’s education group, Trung Le creates spaces that encourage student inquiry and imagination and offer students a sense of what it means to be a part of a global community.

It is this design philosophy that has yielded awards from the Chicago, Illinois and national chapters of the American Institute of Architects during his 20 years at OWP/P | Cannon Design. Trugn Le’s projects have been published in such periodicals as Architectural Record, Contract Design and Edutopia. He is a frequent speaker at national and international conferences such as BCSE, CEFPI, the AIA National Convention, CAE and A+Den. Le sits on the annual thesis project review panel for schools of architecture at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign and Illinois Institute of Technology. His recent collaboration with Bruce Mau Design resulted in the publication The Third Teacher, a cabinet of wonders on how design can transform teaching and learning.