Anzilla Gilmore Noon Talk: "Architecture: It is what it is, but it does not have to be"
September 2, 2020
Anzilla Gilmore, Assistant Director for Project Management and Engineering, Rice University, presented the Noon Talk “Architecture: It is what it is, but it does not have to be” on September 2 via Zoom as part of the Rice Architecture Fall 2020 Lecture Series. She was joined by guest speakers Nicola Springer, Executive Vice President and Director of pK-12 Projects, Kirksey Architecture, Florence Tang, Project Manager, Design and Engineering, Houston Zoo, and Laura Vargas, Project Director, EYP Architecture & Engineering.
The panel discussed the racial reckoning architecture must have to acknowledge its internal struggle with the culture of discrimination it perpetuates. They also reviewed personal experiences and strategies that can be used to advance the profession.