Lectures & Speaking Events

Matthew routinely speaks with students, from kindergarteners to college graduates, on the importance of creativity in design.

He also hosts lunch seminars and workshops in the corporate sector, to enhance visualization and communication skills, identifying unique ways to distinguish products and services.

 

Contact Matthew to schedule a speaking event at your school, corporate office or for a private group event at his home, Villa Vuoto.


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The Architecture of Antoni Gaudí: Sagrada

University of Pittsburgh
09/26/2019 | 1pm - 3pm

http://finalmove.com/the-architecture-of-antoni-gaudi-sagrada/

An examination of Gaudí’s masterwork the Sagrada Família and his search for a Living architecture.


The Architecture of Antoni Gaudí: Warped Edibles

University of Pittsburgh
09/19/2019 | 1pm - 3pm

http://finalmove.com/the-architecture-of-antoni-gaudi-warped-edibles/

An examination of Gaudí’s search for a plastic and continuous form, inspired by his experimentations with natural anatomic, flora and fauna in the Nativity façade of the Sagrada Familia.


The Architecture of Antoni Gaudí: Stereo-Statics

University of Pittsburgh
09/12/2019 | 1pm - 3pm

http://finalmove.com/the-architecture-of-antoni-gaudi-stereo-statics/

An examination of Gaudí’s experimentations with inverted tensiles and the catenary curve, in search of an equilibrated structure and the pursuit of complete architectural synthesis, illustrated in the use of the stereo-static model.


The Architecture of Antoni Gaudí: Trencadís

University of Pittsburgh
09/05/2019 | 1pm - 3pm

http://finalmove.com/the-architecture-of-antoni-gaudi-trencadis/

An examination of Gaudí’s relationship and collaboration with the premier industrialist Eusebi Güell, a merchant and patron of the arts.


The Architecture of Antoni Gaudí: Tabicadas

University of Pittsburgh
08/29/2019 | 1pm - 3pm

http://finalmove.com/the-architecture-of-antoni-gaudi-tabicadas/


An examination of Gaudí’s talent to balance the Catalan craft tradition with the innovations made available by industrialization, his desire to improve on methods without losing any of the personality of manual work.


The End of Architecture: The Glass House

University of Pittsburgh
11/16/2018 | 10am - Noon

http://finalmove.com/the-end-of-architecture-the-glass-house/


An examination of the box, deconstructing architecture and the precursor to junkspace, in the Glass House by Philip Johnson in 1949.


The End of Architecture: The Barcelona Pavilion

University of Pittsburgh
11/09/2018 | 10am - Noon

http://finalmove.com/the-end-of-architecture-the-barcelona-pavilion/


An examination of Meis van der Rohe’s dismantling of the box realized in the German Pavilion of the International Exhibition in Barcelona of 1929.


The End of Architecture: The Weissenhof Exhibition

University of Pittsburgh
11/02/2018 | 10am - Noon

http://finalmove.com/the-end-of-architecture-the-weissenhof-exhibition/


An examination of the International Style fully developed in Haus 13 and 14 of the Weissenhof Exhibition in Stuttgart of 1927.


The End of Architecture: A Home in a Prairie Town

University of Pittsburgh
10/26/2018 | 10am - Noon

http://finalmove.com/the-end-of-architecture-a-home-in-a-prairie-town/


An examination of the Prairie Style introduced by Frank Lloyd Wright with an advertisement in the Ladies Home Journal of 1901.


The End of Architecture: The Japanese Pavilion

University of Pittsburgh
10/19/2018 | 10am - Noon

http://finalmove.com/the-end-of-architecture-the-japanese-pavilion/


An examination of Shinto and Buddhist practices and beliefs found in the Japanese Pavilion built for the Chicago World Fair of 1893.


Architecture in the Post-Modern Age: Zaha Hadid

University of Pittsburgh
07/28/2017 | 1pm - 3pm

http://finalmove.com/architecture-in-the-postmodern-era/


Architecture in the Post-Modern Age: Rem Koolhaas

University of Pittsburgh
07/21/2017 | 1pm - 3pm

http://finalmove.com/architecture-in-the-postmodern-era/


Architecture in the Post-Modern Age: Frank Gehry

University of Pittsburgh
07/14/2017 | 1pm - 3pm

http://finalmove.com/architecture-in-the-postmodern-era/


Architecture in the Post-Modern Age: Peter Eisenman

University of Pittsburgh
07/07/2017 | 1pm - 3pm

http://finalmove.com/architecture-in-the-postmodern-era/


Architecture in the Post-Modern Age: Modern to Post-Modern

University of Pittsburgh
06/30/2017 | 1pm - 3pm

http://finalmove.com/architecture-in-the-postmodern-era/


PechaKucha Night Pittsburgh Vol.26

Alloy 26 on Pittsburgh's NorthSide
03/02/2017 | 6pm

http://aiapgh.org/aia-programs-events/pechakucha-night-pittsburgh/

Matthew has been invited to speak on the future of the architectural profession, in his talk titled: "Are We the Last Architects?"

More information and to view the presentation


Architecture in the Modern Age: Villa Vuoto – a Manifesto on the Origin of Creativity

University of Pittsburgh
08/05/2016 | 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

http://finalmove.com/about/matthew-schlueb/events-lectures/architecture-in-the-modern-era-villa-vuoto/

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Architecture in the Modern Age: Frederick Kiesler

University of Pittsburgh
07/29/2016 | 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

http://finalmove.com/architecture-in-the-modern-era/


Architecture and Music

University of Pittsburgh
07/22/2016 | 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

http://finalmove.com/about/matthew-schlueb/events-lectures/architecture-and-music/


Architecture in the Modern Age: Le Corbusier

University of Pittsburgh
07/15/2016 | 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

http://finalmove.com/architecture-in-the-modern-era/


Architecture in the Modern Age: Frank Lloyd Wright

University of Pittsburgh
07/08/2016 | 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

http://finalmove.com/architecture-in-the-modern-era-frank-lloyd-wright/


Travelling Art Gallery: Andy Warhol’s Campbell’s Soup Can

Bradford Woods Elementary School
10/17/2013 - 12/15/2013

http://finalmove.com/travelling-art-gallery-andy-warhols-campbells-soup-can/


GOAL Program: The Architectural Design Process of Villa Vuoto

McKnight Elementary School
03/31/2011 | 1:50pm - 2:50pm

http://finalmove.com/goal-program-the-architectural-design-process-of-villa-vuoto/