March 22, 2016
University of Manitoba, Faculty of Architecture Building, Winnipeg
Tuesday March 22nd, 6 p.m.
University of Manitoba, Faculty of Architecture Building
Jack L. Nasar (Ph.D., FAICP) is a professor emeritus of city and regional planning at the Knowlton School , University of Ohio and fortmer editor Journal of Planning Literature. He has published more than 90 scholarly articles on meaning, cognition, fear, crime, and spatial behavior in relation to the environment. Nasar served as architectural critic for The Columbus Dispatch and guest critic for Landscape Architecture. His books include Environmental Aesthetics: Theory, Research, & Applications; The Evaluative Image of the City; Design by Competition: Making Design Competitions Work; Universal Design and Visitability: From Accessibility to Zoning (with J. Evans-Cowley); Designing for Designers: Lessons Learned from Schools of Architecture (with W. F. E. Preiser, and T. Fisher). An invited lecturer around the world, Nasar has received the EDRA Career Achievement Award, Lumley Award for Excellence in Research at Ohio State, Ethel Chattel Fellowship from University of Sydney, and the Distinguished Alumni Award from the School of Architecture at Washington University in St. Louis.