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Lunch on Fridays: Lukas Kronawitter

March 08 2019

When 12:15pm - 1:30pm
Where Cleveland Institute of Art, Peter B. Lewis Theater

Current work by designer Lukas Kronawitter
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Spend a lunch hour learning about the latest in art and design during these Friday lectures. Each lecture features a variety of artists and designers from around the world, including CIA faculty and visiting artists. This event is free and open to the public. Pizza and beverages will be provided on a first-come, first served basis.

Please join us in welcoming 2019 Creative Fusion Visiting Artist Lukas Kronawitter.

Lukas Kronawitter is an architect and urban designer based in Berlin, Germany. His current work focuses on interpreting ecosystem dynamics to develop processes and innovation for more efficient, responsive, and adaptable urban environments. Lukas has worked on sustainable water management concepts for cities in Asia, Europe, and North America, most notably the Tianjin Ecocity, the Chaohu Lake City in China. At the Berlin Research Society for Energy and Environmental Technology (Forschungsgesellschaft fuer Energie und Umwelt Technologie) Lukas conducted environmental impact assessments for renewable energy infrastructure across Germany. At the Technical University of Munich, Lukas was awarded the German Chancellor Fellowship from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation for his work on life cycle management of building materials and construction processes. Lukas has also taught adjunct at the Technical University of Berlin and the North China University of Technology. He worked with Terreform ONE in New York and in Berlin where Lukas launched the Global Programs with Terreform ONE and CIEE (the Council on International Education Exchange).

Lukas is visiting CIA for a collaborative project with Industrial Design Professor Doug Paige to develop new models for a sustainable Cuyahoga River as part of Cleveland Foundation’s Creative Fusion: Waterways to Waterways Edition commemorating the 50th anniversary of the June 1969 Cuyahoga River fire and the environmental movement it inspired. Creative Fusion: Waterways to Waterways will bring together a group of six international and six local artists to focus on projects that connect regenerative efforts for the Cuyahoga River to waterways around the world. Lukas’ visit to CIA is made possible by funding from the Cleveland Foundation.

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