Wednesday, November 16, 2005

People Talking About Architecture - 11.18.2005

This may be the last busy Friday of the year, lots of conferences in the North East to choose from...

New York:
SOM Building Science & Design Research Symposium '05
Morning Session 9:30 AM - Center for Architecture (536 LaGuardia Place)
Afternoon Session 1:30pm - Center for Architecture
The 2nd annual SOM Building Science and Design Research Symposium is structured around three half-day general sessions: The keynote address will explore the power of complex natural systems to serve as model and metaphor in architecture and engineering. Special sessions will explore the use of computational tools in designing and fabricating complex form and the nature of sustainability. SESSION I. DESIGN EXPRESSION IN EMERGING MATERIALS (Friday Morning, Nov. 18, 9:30am – 12:30pm) SESSION II. SYSTEMS INTELLIGENCE (Friday Afternoon, Nov. 18, 1:30pm – 6:0pm) SESSION III. SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT (Saturday Morning, Nov. 19, 9:30am – 1:00pm).

Asia GSD Conference
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM - Gund Hall Piper Auditorium
Tsunami Related Discusions as per this website.

New York:
Michael Weinstock : Recent Work
6:00 PM - Center for Architecture
Michael Weinstock is the Director of Emergent Technologies and Design at Architectural Association School of Architecture, London and also is teaching this class at the Yale School of Architecture. The closest thing to it is this Harvard[sic.] course. Mr. Weinstock promises to bring his and recent student work. We are looking forward to seeing it.

Frank Lloyd Wright: Sacred Spaces
7:00 PM - Unity Temple
The world premiere of new documentary at Unity Temple.


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