The Chair: Rethinking Culture, Body, & Design

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 6 – 7:30 pm

40 E. Erie
Nickerson Mansion
Chicago, IL 60611

Dr. Galen Cranz of the University of California, Berkeley teaches social and cultural approaches to architecture and urban design, she is also the author of The Chair: Rethinking Culture, Body & Design. This discussion will focus on the sociological development of chair design and its relationship to the body, posture, and ergonomics.