Iker lectures at Northwestern University

Iker lectures at Northwestern University

Iker Gil will lecture at Northwestern University´s Library, on January 23, 2020. The University Library 50th Anniversary Lecture celebrates the golden anniversary of the library designed by SOM architect Walter Netsch.

“Fifty years ago, University Library opened its doors for the first time. This bare concrete building, designed by SOM architect Walter Netsch, offered a striking modern counterpoint to the lavishly gothic Deering Library next door, while providing students spacious stacks and tantalizing views. Join Northwestern as we celebrate the golden anniversary of this campus icon with a lecture by Chicago-based architect Iker Gil, executive director of the SOM Foundation, about how Netsch’s Brutalist style shaped this and many other buildings on Northwestern’s campuses.”

Event Details
Time: January 23, 2020 at 5 pm.
Location: University Library, Transporation Library – 5N, 1970 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208
Attendance: Free and Open to the Public

Thanks so much to Sarah M. Pritchard for the invitation. You can check the details on the Northwestern University website.


University Lib., Exterior: Aerial, Color Sketch / Date: n.d. / Courtesy of Northwestern University