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Taliesin Talks: Teaching Architecture for Extra-Terrestrial Habitats & Extreme Environments


Taliesin Talks is a weekly series of live-streamed, conversational and interactive discussions offering digital audiences an exciting new avenue to learn about and discuss topics related to the work of the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation and the Wright legacy of architecture and design.  

The talks will be hosted by Foundation staff in conjunction with leading experts and past collaborators from around the world. The featured guests will come from a variety of different disciplines and share a passion for innovation, which builds off of Frank Lloyd Wright’s legacy of forward thinking.

The hour-long conversations will span a wide range of exciting and engaging topics, from preservation to performing and visual arts, to space exploration! Viewers will have the opportunity to ask on-the-spot questions and engage with hosts in a way they haven’t before. Each talk will be broadcast live on the Foundation’s Facebook page and saved for viewing after the livestream. 

Teaching Architecture for Extra-Terrestrial Habitats and Extreme Environments participants:

Christian Snaft – Branch Director, Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale, Virginia G. Piper Branch
Christopher Jason – Education Manager, Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation
Natalie Pollet – Education Coordinator, Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation
Erin Bonilla – NASA


This panel will discuss what it means to build habitats in otherwise unlivable environments, and the significance of teaching children about architecture using these challenges.