The VRC hosts Materials Talks at Lunch several times each semester. The 30 minute talks feature a representative from a manufacturer that offers innovative or sustainable materials. More information in the online guide to the collection.

Spring 2017

Fall 2016

Spring 2016

Fall 2015

Spring 2015

  • February 18, 2015 at 12:15 p.m. - Cindy Turner, VRC & Josh Ralph CAP 3rd year Architecture Student – Material Samples – 3-D Files – Presentations
  • February 25, 2015 at 12:15 -John Serdinak, EnduraMax Wall Systems (now Echelon Masonry)

Spring 2014

  • February 19, 2014 at 12:15 p.m. - Lori May, LiveWalls 
  • March 19, 2014 at 12:15 p.m. - Craig Alwine, Indiana Limestone Company (talk eligible for CEU credits)
  • March 26, 2014 at 12:15 p.m. - Jeff Lucas, PROSOCO - Restoration Treatments (talk eligible for CEU credits)  

Fall 2013 

  • October 23, 2013, at 12:00 p.m. - Matthew Stickler, Smart Vent
  • November 6, 2013, at 12:15 p.m. - Solar Decathlon participants from CAP discuss "How to Find Green Building Materials With Little or No Money."

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New samples in the Building Material Samples collection are highlighted on the Architecture Library boards in Pinterest. A link to CardCat for the sample allows you to check on the availability of each item in the VRC.

The Architecture Library and Drawings + Documents Archive Newsletter highlights new resources, library services, and materials in the collections.