Karen Nichols, FAIA, will be speaking at this year’s TEDxCarnegieLake in Princeton, NJ on October 28th. Karen’s session is part of the event theme for 2017 entitled Activate. Karen will be reflecting on her own personal journey as a practicing architect, sharing valuable insights and stories along the way.
General admission event tickets can be purchased for $35.00
Student admission is $25.00
October 28, 2017
12:00pm – 5:00pm EDT
John Witherspoon Auditorium
217 Walnut Lane
Princeton, New Jersey, 08540
About TEDx CarnegieLake 2017 – Activate
Every day, we activate our ideas and our worlds with agency and with life. We translate sketches into built form. We manifest logic, reason, and emotion as works of art and science and story. And we transform thoughts into ideas. Ideas worth spreading.
About Karen Nichols:
Architect Karen Nichols, FAIA is one of the founding members and the managing principal of Michael Graves Architecture & Design based in Princeton, New Jersey. Throughout her over-40-year career, she has championed a broad multi-disciplinary approach that integrates planning, architecture, interiors, product design and graphics with the belief that creativity arises from the often-unexpected intersection of ideas. She was educated in art history at Smith College (B.A. Magna cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa) and in architecture at M.I.T. (M.Arch.), where she taught interdisciplinary courses for several years. She sits on the Advisory Boards of the Michael Graves College at Kean University and the College of Architecture and Design at NJIT. Elevated to Fellowship in the American Institute of Architects in 2003 for innovations in architectural practice, she is currently the Chair of the AIA’s national and international Jury of Fellows. She has authored or edited seven books and numerous articles