UPCOMING EVENTS
05-17-22 Recurrent Visions Book Release

PAST EVENTS

2/24/22
Marshall Brown presents the Kossman Lecture at the Penn State Stuckeman School. Watch the video.


3/12/21 Marshall Brown sits down with Amanda Williams for the Arts Club of Chicago to discuss their respective practices at the intersection of art and architecture. Watch the video here

1/08/2021 Marshall Brown participates in the inaugural Drawing Biennial at Western Exhibitions in Chicago
10/5/2020 Carnegie Mellon welcomes Marshall Brown to open their fall 2020 lecture series



4/16/2020 Places Journal published their second installment of "Field Notes on PandemicTeaching" with a submission by Marshall Brown

1/24/2020 Marshall Brown lectured for the Fay Jones School of Architecture and Crystal Bridges Museum in Bentonville, Arkansas.

1/17/2020 Marshall Brown was in conversation with Tatiana Bilbao and Joseph Becker at the FOG Art and Design fair in San Francisco. Watch the video here.


11/18/2019 The Ziggurat is now on view as part of the permanent collection of the Crystal Bridges Museum


10/21/2019 Marshall Brown lectured at University of Texas Arlington


4/20/2019 Marshall Brown was featured in the IdeasCity New Orleans public festival


3/25/19 RECURRENT VISIONS: The Architecture of Marshall Brown Projects opened at Princeton University


10/23/18 Marshall Brown shared his views on connected and autonomous urbanism at the C2Smart symposium in New York. Read more here.


9/7/18 Marshall Brown participated in a panel discussing the documentary film, Land Grab, at the University of Kentucky.

8/29/18 NEWCITY conducts an interview with Marshall Brown as he departs Chicago for Princeton.



7/1/2018 Marshall Brown has joined PRINCETON UNIVERSITY as Associate Professor of Architecture and Director of CAUI: Center for Architecture, Urbanism, Infrastructure





7/1/2018 The Museum of Contemporary Photography in Chicago has acquired three collages from the Chimera series.


6/1/2018 Marshall Brown spoke at Transport Chicago about Driverless Cities


3/28/2018 The Arsenal of Exclusion and Inclusion, a new book by Interboro Partners, features an entry by Marshall Brown on Planned Unit Developments


11/3/2017 Architect Magazine interviews Marshall Brown in it's most recent issue.

10/24/17 Marshall Brown spoke about Microregions at the University of Toronto for the Third Coast Atlas book release

9/28/2017 Marshall Brown appears in an ArchDaily feature video on the Chicago Architecture Biennial


9/14/17 The Chicago Architectural Biennial Opened this week featuring collage works by Marshall Brown.  

7/1/2017 Western Exhibitions Gallery in Chicago is now representing Marshall Brown as one of their artists

2/25/17 WGN Radio interviews Marshall Brown about the IIT Driverless City Project. Listen here.

2/11/17 The Architectural Imagination exhibition opened at Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, featuring MBPRO'S Dequindre Civic Academy

11/28/16 The Center for Architecture in New York hosted a conversation between Cynthia Davidson and Marshall Brown about "The Architectural Imagination," U.S. Pavilion at the 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale


10/13/16 Marshall Brown lectured at Princeton University School of Architecture on "The Architecture of Creative Miscegenation." Watch the video here.

7/26/16 Newcity coverage of MBPRO's Ziggurat at the Arts Club of Chicago

7/12/2016 MBPRO'S Ziggurat at the Arts Club of Chicago featured on WTTW's Chicago Tonight


5/30/2016 Look inside the U.S. Pavilion at the Venice Biennale on ArchDaily

5/27/2016 MBPRO presents to Ambassador John Phillips at the Venice Biennale on Fox 2 Detroit


4/28/2016 The Ziggurat garden folly opened at the Arts Club of Chicago


4/6/4016 Wired Magazine covers the Driverless City Project at IIT


1/19/2016 Just Announced, Marshall Brown will present Chimera, an exhibition of collages at Western Exhibitions gallery in Chicago, opening May 14, 2016 5-8pm. more info
Photo by Michelle Litvin

10/11/2015 Marshall Brown gave the keynote lecture for the Ohio Valley AIA convention



6/26/15 "Endgame: An Open Letter to the Guggenheim Helsinki Finalists" published in the Architect's Newspaper


5/27/15 The Graham Foundation for Advance Studies in the Fine Arts has given a grant to Marshall Brown Projects for continuing work on Smooth Growth® Urban Design

12/29/14 Marshall Brown's Op-Ed "Kick the Architectural Competition Habit" is one of the Architect's Newspaper 2014 Year in Review Top Picks.

10/27/14 Marshall Brown closes out Auburn University's Fall Lecture Series

10/20/14 "Difficult Territory",The introduction to Journal of Architectural Education's new issue on "Building Modern Africa" written by Marshall Brown

7/3/14 Marshall Brown quoted in Chris Bentley's Obama Library editorial in The Architect's Newspaper

6/25/14 Marshall Brown spoke at the Konrad Adenauer Foundation's City of Tomorrow symposium in Hamburg


4/5/14 Marshall Brown's work on the Obama Presidential Library with graduate students at IIT is discussed in the Chicago Tribune


11/10/13 SMOOTH GROWTH® Urban Design covered by Crain's Chicago Business in a story about the new Cook County Land Bank Authority. Watch video here.

3/19/2021 Marshall Brown in conversation about the Power of Description for Manifest Journal of the Americas. Watch the video here.


2/17/2021 Manifest: A Journal of the Americas Issue #3 is out, featuring "The New Country," a fiction in free verse by Marshall Brown


10/26/2020 "Collage Is...Collage Ain't" was the title of Marshall Brown's lecture at the Santa Barbara Museum of Art. Watch the recording here.



8/19/2020 Marshall Brown will be the 2020 Walton Family Distinguished Critic at the Catholic University of America. Read more here.

6/30/2020 Collages by Marshall Brown are featured in A Space Problem, a new exhibition in Mies van der Rohe's McCormick house at the Elmhurst Art Musuem. Find out more here.



12/11/2019 Marshall Brown's writing and projects featured in Authorship, the first edition of Princeton's Discourse, A Series on Architecture


11/8/2019 Marshall Brown presented at the ACSA Administrators' Conference on "Emerging Models of Individual and Collaborative Research"


6/1/2019 Archinect reviews new collage work by Marshall Brown for a new show at Western Exhibitions in Chicago


3/15/19 The Dequindre Civic Academy is featured on the cover of SFMOMA's member magazine


1/19/19 Marshall Brown participated in University of Toronto's Urban IQ Test symposium


10/8/18 Marshall Brown delivered a lecture on interdisciplinary practice at the New Jersey Institute of Technology titled "Whatever is Worth Doing"


7/6/2018 Marshall Brown appeared in the PBS documentary Ten Streets that Changed America.



7/1/2018 San Francisco Museum of Modern Art has acquired Marshall Brown's Dequindre Civic Academy project from the 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale


6/3/2018 Forbes.com quotes Marshall Brown's challenge to reduce paving by leveraging driverless technology



3/28/2018 Marshall Brown predicts a driverless renaissance for the great American road trip in the current issue of GENPOP


12/7/17 Marshall Brown moderated a panel at Design Miami featuring designer Dozie Kanu, artist Torkwase Dyson, and artist Hank Willis Thomas.

11/9/2017 Marshall Brown and the IIT Driverless City Project are featured in this week's New York Times Magazine!


10/31/2017 The Driverless City, a research project led by Marshall Brown at Illinois Institute of Technology, just launched its website. See the future of urbanism and infrastructure here


10/12/17 "The Hard and the Soft" was the title of Marshall Brown's lecture at Rhode Island School of Design

9/16/17 Cynthia Davidson and Marshall Brown presented "The Architectural Imagination" at EXPO Chicago


7/14/17 The Architectural Imagination opened at the A+D Museum in Los Angeles, including the Dequindre Civic Academy by Marshall Brown Projects. Read more here.

6/27/2017 Marshall Brown featured as a designer pick in the Metropolis Chicago Design Guide 2017

5/24/2017 The Chicago Tribune interviews Marshall Brown on urban transportation in the age of driverless cars

2/18/17 Marshall Brown's research at IIT on Driverless Cities was covered in the Chicago Tribune


11/12/16 Marshall Brown lectured at the Art Institute of Chicago for the Chicago Humanities Festival


8/3/16 Marshall Brown interviewed by Chicago Magazine


6/14/2016 MBPRO and the US Pavilion at the Venice Architecture Biennale featured in Smithsonian.com

6/5/2016 The Architectural Imagination, Venice Biennale U.S. Pavilion catalog (Log 37), is now available. Get your copy.


5/20/2016 Video feature on the Ziggurat at the Arts Club of Chicago watch here

5/2/2016 MBPRO's work for the Venice Architecture Biennale is previewed with other projects from the U.S. Pavilion in Architectural Record

4/19/2016 Marshall Brown contributes to "Ten Towns that Changed America" on public television. Watch here


4/2016 Monocle magazine covers MBPRO as part of Chicago's " Return to Splendour"


10/19/2015 round one of the inaugural IIT Nayar Prize awarded to Marshall Brown and team for their Driverless City Project


8/27/2015 VENICE BIENNALE 2016! Marshall Brown Projects chosen to exhibit in the U.S. Pavilion Read more at the Architect's Newspaper


6/4/15 Video from Harvard's Design Competition Conference is online, featuring Marshall Brown as a speaker on "Design Competitions Now." Watch the video from the panel here. Brown's talk begins at 1:00:42.


5/13/15 Recent news on the Obama Presidential Library features Marshall Brown Projects

4/14/15 Marshall Brown Projects selected to participate in the First Chicago Architecture Biennial. Read about it in the Chicago Tribune.

2/28/15 Marshall Brown spoke in the "Fictions of the Ordinary" panel at the University of Toronto After Empirical Urbanism Conference


10/11/14 Marshall Brown lectures at the Urban Futures conference in Lisbon, Portugal

7/7/14 New works on paper: "Chimera"


7/1/14 Marshall Brown appears in Chicago Magazine's July Issue


5/1/14 Marshall Brown's essay on the forthcoming Obama Library is in Metropolis Magazine


3/6/14 Marshall Brown critiques the architectural competition industry in The Architect's Newspaper

11/11/13 Chicago Tonight features Cook County Commissioner Bridget Gainer in conversation with Marshall Brown about the Cook County Land Bank and SMOOTH GROWTH®.
Watch here.

11/9/13 Marshall Brown lectured at the Future Cities/Livable Futures conference at the Contemporary Arts Center in Cincinnati
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