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Cooper Union's Petterson Lecture: Elizabeth Wright IngrahamOWA Admin - Apr 10, 2008 10:49AM
2008 ELEANORE PETTERSEN LECTURE
The Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture of The Cooper Union
Elizabeth Wright Ingraham
On the Bright Side of Architecture
Thursday 17 April
The Great Hall
The Cooper Union
7 East 7th Street
Born in Oak Park, Illinois, and granddaughter of Frank Lloyd Wright,
Elizabeth Wright Ingraham attended the University of California at
Berkeley and Illinois Institute of Technology. She began her practice of
Architecture in 1950 in Colorado Springs, and was a principal with
Ingraham and Ingraham Architects until 1970, when she established
Elizabeth Wright Ingraham Architects. She is also the founder and
director (1972-1983) of the Wright-Ingraham Institute, a think tank for
environmental education located on a 640-acre campus in Colorado.
Ingraham has been a Visiting Professor at the University of Colorado
Environmental Design College since 2002.
This lecture is free and open to the public.
This lecture is made possible by the Eleanore Pettersen Lecture Fund,
established in honor of Cooper Union alumna Eleanore Pettersen through a
generous donation to The Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture, to
highlight the significant contributions of women to the discipline and
profession of architecture.