100: Traces and Trajectories

Thank you to all of our alumni and friends who came back to the 40 Acres for a wonderful weekend of events. There were many shared stories, inspiring speakers, and fun gatherings. Within the coming months we will be adding photographs and videos of the centennial celebrations, so keep checking back.

Schedule of Events

Friday, November 5, 2010

Dean’s Roundtable Reception (7pm - 10pm)
Charles Moore Foundation
Roundtable discussion featuring current and former UTSOA deans at the Charles Moore Foundation.
  • Fritz Steiner, Dean, 2001 - present, Henry M. Rockwell Chair in Architecture
  • Larry Speck, Dean, 1992 - 2001, W.L. Moody, Jr. Centennial Professorship in Architecture, and Distinguished Teaching Professor
  • Hal Box, Dean, 1976 - 1992, W.L. Moody Professor Emeritus
  • Charles Burnette, Dean, 1973 - 1975
  • Sinclair Black, Acting Dean, 1972 - 1973
Master of Ceremonies
Reed A. Kroloff, AIA (MArch ‘86), Director, Cranbrook Academy of Art

Saturday, November 6, 2010

Traces and Trajectories Symposium (9am - 12:30pm)
Hogg Auditorium
We invite you to attend our morning symposium featuring current students, alumni, faculty and community supporters of the School of Architecture. Each will discuss topics that touch on our traces and trajectories theme. This event is a wonderful opportunity to learn about the School of Architecture’s past and present as well as its future.
Opening Remarks
Larry Doll, Margaret McDermott Centennial Teaching Fellow in Architecture
Traces, 100 Years and Counting, the Centennial Publication
Richard Cleary, Page Southerland Page Fellow in Architecture, The University of Texas at Austin School of Architecture
Traces — Alumni Panel
  • Cindy Black [B.Arch. ‘00]
  • Tim Blonkvist [B.Arch. ‘81]
  • Bill Booziotis [B.Arch. ‘57]
  • Sandra Lucas [B.S.I.D. ‘78]
  • Elizabeth Chu Richter [B.Arch. ‘74]
  • Barbara Wilson [M.A. Arch Hist. ‘05, Ph.D. CRP ‘10]
Traces: Texas Diaspora
Michael Dennis, Principal-in-charge, Michael Dennis & Associates
Trajectories: The Futures of the School of Architecture
Michael Benedikt, Director, Center for American Architecture and Design, Hal Box Chair in Urbanism
Lunch Break (12:30pm - 2pm)
Lunch on your own.
Francisco “Paco” Arumi-Noe Memorial Sundial Dedication (2 pm)
Inner Campus Drive, outside the South entrance of Goldsmith Hall
Dedication ceremony for the sundial, which was designed by alumnus Jeff Barajas [B.Arch. ‘07] and was contrived to honor the life and achievements of Francisco “Paco” Arumi-Noe.
School Wide Open House (2pm - 4pm)
Guests are invited to explore the many resources the School of Architecture houses in Goldsmith Hall, Battle Hall, Sutton Hall and the West Mall building. The Open House is open to everyone without charge. This is the opportune time to engage with current students, alumni and faculty members. Open house tours include:
  • Alumni Centennial Exhibit in the Mebane Gallery
  • Student Work Exhibit in Goldsmith Hall Main Jury Room
  • Architecture and Planning Library Rare Books Collection
  • Alexander Architectural Archive
  • Visual Resources Collection
  • Material Resources Collection
  • Center for American Architecture and Design
  • Center for Sustainable Development & Thermalab
  • Preservation Laboratory
  • Studios – student work on display
Keynote Speech (4pm - 5pm)
Hogg Auditorium
Welcome Remarks
Provost Steve Leslie
Dean Fritz Steiner
Craig Dykers, Principal, Snøhetta
Reception (5pm – 7:30pm)
Courtyard of Goldsmith Hall
immediately following the keynote
After the Open House and keynote speech, please join us for a wine and cheese reception in the Goldsmith Courtyard.
Dinner (7:30pm – 10pm)
Battle Hall Reading Room
The day’s events will end with a memorable dinner and live music in the beautiful and historic Battle Hall Reading Room.
Featured speaker
Dr. Barbara Becker (MSCRP ‘83) Dean, The University of Texas at Arlington School of Urban and Public Affairs
Master of Ceremonies
Wayne Bell (BArch ‘60) Professor Emeritus, The University of Texas at Austin School of Architecture


Please contact Alley Lyles, Event Coordinator, at 512-471-8187 or Stacy Manning, Associate Director for Constituent Relations, if you have questions.