All Lectures will occur at 7 pm. and will be presented virtually on the scheduled date. Check-in and Reception - 6:15 pm


Michael Maltzan, FAIA, is Founder and Principal of Michael Maltzan Architecture. The studio’s projects cross a wide range of typologies, from cultural institutions to city infrastructure. Notable projects include the Moody Center for the Arts at Rice, MoMA QNS, Star Apartments, the Pittman Dowell Residence, the new Sixth Street Viaduct, MIT Vassar Street Residential Hall, and the Winnipeg Art Gallery Inuit Art Centre. Michael’s work has gained international acclaim for innovation in both design and construction. It has been recognized with five Progressive Architecture awards, 47 citations from local, state, and national chapters of the AIA, the Rudy Bruner Foundation’s Gold Medal for Urban Excellence, and a 2020 Best of the Millennium AIA LA Honor Award. The firm and its projects have been widely featured in national and international publications and have been exhibited in museums worldwide, including the MoCA Los Angeles, MoMA Art New York, the Heinz Architectural Center, the Canadian Center for Architecture, and three La Biennales di Venezia.

Michael received an M. Arch from the Harvard GSD, and BFA and B. Arch degrees from RISD. He received the 2016 AIA Los Angeles Gold Medal, is a recipient of the American Academy of Arts and Letters Architecture Award and a member of the National Academy of Design. His work was named one of the 25 Best Inventions of 2015 by Time magazine. In 2021 the Society of Architectural Historians presented him with its Change Agent Award. He serves on the Deans leadership council at the Harvard GSD and the Visiting Committee to the GSD.