Lance LaVine, Professor
- Technology and Design
- Elemental Form
- Philosophical Premises: Pattern in Seminal Architecture
Lance LaVine is a professor (1991) in the School of Architecture who has taught a broad range of design studios, a number of technology classes concerning building energy use and has mounted three design theory classes. He was the principle investigator in a large research project ($1,600,000 from 1988-94) which created a successful design assistance program with the Weidt Group. He initiated and directed the School’s study abroad program in Oaxaca, Mexico from 1998-2014. Professor LaVine is the author of four books, Five Degrees of Conservation, Mechanics and Meaning in Architecture, Constructing Ideas, and Architecture, Place, Empathy, and recently completed the text of a fifth, Architectures in Tension. He was short listed for the University of Minnesota Morris Award for teaching excellence in 2012.