Muskie School of Public Service

Muskie School Speaker Series

Join the Muskie School for a presentation by Dr. Steven A. Moore, Bartlett Cocke Regents Professor Emeritus of Architecture and Planning at the University of Texas at Austin, on Science, Aesthetics, and Uncertainty in the Sustainable City. 

When: Thursday, April 12, 2018 at 4:00 p.m.
Where
: 211 Wishcamper Center, USM Portland Campus
Snacks will be available.

This event is co-sponsored by the USM Honors Program and Environmental Science &Policy 

Dr. Moore is the author of many articles, twenty-five book chapters and seven books on the topic of sustainable architecture and urbanism.  Moore’s most recent book, the second Edition of Pragmatic Sustainability: Dispositions for Critical Adaptation, appeared in July 2016.  He is a thoroughly interdisciplinary scholar/activist with a background in architecture (B.Arch., Syracuse University, 1967), and in Science and Technology Studies (Ph.D., Texas A&M 1996). He has been a Peace Corps Volunteer (Iran 1967-69), a sheep-farmer, wood-cutter and furniture maker (Oxford County, Maine 1970-1978), a principal of Moore/Weinrich Architects (Brunswick, ME 1978-1993), A Loeb Fellow of the Harvard Graduate School of Design (1990-91) and most recently the Bartlett Cocke Regents Professor in Architecture (The University of Texas at Austin 1997-2018). He now runs his research program from Great Diamond Island in Casco Bay.  He also works with selected PhD students in architecture, sustainability and planning, who are engaged in interdisciplinary research of the philosophy, history, and application of sustainable technology in the built environment.