The University of Minnesota College of Design presents
School of Architecture Lecture Series | Fall 2016

Strategies of Mobile Architecture | Jennifer Siegal

Office of Mobile Design | Windernests | USC | Venice, CA
Jennifer Siegal is known for her work in creating the Prefab home of the 21st century. She is founder and principal of the Los Angeles-based firm Office of Mobile Design (OMD), which is dedicated to the design and construction of responsible, sustainable, and precision built structures. Siegal’s innovative mobile structures include customized, prefab, green Modernist homes; the Mobile EcoLab used to teach students about the environment; and the Portable Construction Training Center created for the Venice Community Housing Corporation. Her most recent work is a modern, modular home product line called Take Home.  Her work was exhibited at the Cooper Hewitt, National Design Museum’s 2003 National Design Triennial; the Walker Art Center’s Strangely Familiar: Design and Everyday Life; the 2006 NY Mobile Living Exhibition; and the National Building Museum’s The Green House, New Directions in Sustainable Architecture and Design in 2006 and Reinventing the Globe: A Shakespearen Theater for the 21st Century in 2007.  A monograph on Jennifer Siegal was published in 2005.

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Lectures presented by the School of Architecture, University of Minnesota College of Design with support from the Cass Gilbert Lecture Series Fund.

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