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Andrea Wheeler

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Andrea Wheeler, an Iowa State University assistant professor of architecture, presented “Kites,” a paper about her work on the philosophy of Gernot Bohme and an ecological and architectural aesthetic, at the “Critical Practice in an Age of Complexity” international conference Feb. 22-23 at the University of Arizona, Tucson. The conference was organized by the AMPS (Architecture, Media, Politics and Society) group chaired by Graham Cairns, chair of architecture and interior design at Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, and local organizers from the University of Arizona Department of Architecture.

Presenters from Australia, Canada, India, New Zealand and the United Kingdom presented papers about their critical practice in architecture. The keynote speaker was Jane Rendell, director of architectural research at University College London.