Architecture Portfolio: Lecture, Workshop, and Critiques

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Portfolio Development Day for B.Arch. students at Kohn Pedersen Fox in New York City. William Staffeld / AAP
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Graphic designer Britt Cobb of Pentagram lecturing in Abby and Howard Milstein Auditorium. William Staffeld / AAP
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Britt Cobb presenting design work samples from Pentagram. William Staffeld / AAP
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Assistant Professor of Architecture Aleksandr Mergold, center, and AAP Connect Associate Director Scott Scheible, right, during introductions for Britt Cobb, left. photo / Andy Chen (B.Arch. '20)
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Scott Scheible, associate director for career services/AAP Connect, introducing Britt Cobb. William Staffeld / AAP
Portfolio Development Day for B.Arch. students at Kohn Pedersen Fox in New York City. William Staffeld / AAP Graphic designer Britt Cobb of Pentagram lecturing in Abby and Howard Milstein Auditorium. William Staffeld / AAP Britt Cobb presenting design work samples from Pentagram. William Staffeld / AAP Assistant Professor of Architecture Aleksandr Mergold, center, and AAP Connect Associate Director Scott Scheible, right, during introductions for Britt Cobb, left. photo / Andy Chen (B.Arch. '20) Scott Scheible, associate director for career services/AAP Connect, introducing Britt Cobb. William Staffeld / AAP

Schedule

Friday, February 8

Lecture and Workshop with Britt Cobb of Pentagram
5 p.m.
Abby and Howard Milstein Auditorium, Milstein Hall
Britt Cobb is a New York City–based, award-winning graphic designer and associate partner at Pentagram, the world's largest independently-owned design studio. All things graphic — big and small — from portfolio design to layout, typefaces, grids, whitespace, bleeds, justifying, and kerning will be discussed.

Saturday, February 9

Portfolio Critiques
10 a.m.–4 p.m.

Abby and Howard Milstein Auditorium, Milstein Hall
Britt Cobb will be joined by a select group of architecture faculty as they critique submitted portfolios in a public forum.

Eligible Students:

  • Thesis
  • Eighth-semester B.Arch.
  • Sixth-semester M.Arch.
  • Third-semester M.S. AAD

Eligible students must submit a portfolio electronically by 12 p.m. on Wednesday, February 6. Students are responsible for printing their own portfolio. Students must pin up their materials by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, February 8.

Questions? Contact AAP Connect by email.

Sponsored by the Department of Architecture and AAP Connect.