7:00PM — Zoom
Crisis: Chris Cornelius
Associate Professor Chris Cornelius is a citizen of the Oneida Nation of Wisconsin and focuses his research and practice on the architectural translation of culture; in particular, American Indian culture. He is the founding principal of studio:indigenous, a design and consulting practice serving American Indian clients.
He served as a cultural consultant and design collaborator with Antoine Predock at the Indian Community School of Milwaukee (ICS). ICS won the AIA Design Excellence award from the Committee on Architecture for Education. Cornelius holds a Master of Architecture degree from the University of Virginia and a Bachelor of Science in Architectural Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
Professor Cornelius teaches at the undergraduate and graduate levels including a seminar course on visual thinking and mapping. Chris was among a group of indigenous architects who represented Canada in the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale.