Sunday, January 22, 2006

People Talking About Architecture – 01.23.2006

University of Pennsylvania:
Panel Discussion - BOOM: New Philadelphia Architecture
6:00 PM - Upper Gallery, Meyerson Hall
Panel Discussion and Opening Reception for an exhibit that documents and examines the last five years of building in the City of Brotherly Love.

Yale University:
Mirka Benes - Meaning through Transposition in Landscape/Architecture
6:00 PM – Hastings Hall (180 York Street)
Mirka Benes, leading historian of landscape architecture, will deliver the lecture whose full title reads, “Meaning through Transposition in Landscape/Architecture: The Case of Baroque Rome.”

University of Minnisota:
Ken Reardon - Promoting Town/Gown Partnerships that Work: Lessons from the Field
6:00 PM - CALA Auditorium
The professor from Cornell University will speak about his recent observations.

Washinton University:
Michael E. Willis, FAIA - Katrina Observations(?)
7:00 PM - Steinberg Auditorium
The principal of Michael Willis Architects will recount how last November he was asked to participate as a speaker in the AIA-organized Louisiana Recovery & Rebuilding Conference in New Orleans. He will reprise his talk there, and offer some observations on the notion of comprehensive rebuilding.

Wasington DC:
J. Max Bond Jr. - Lecture
6:30 pm - The National Building Museum (401 F Street)
The New York architect and partner in Davis Brody Bond will lecture on several projects. Of interest might be how in July 2004, the architecture firm was selected to complete the overall plans for “Reflecting Absence.” This World Trade Center Memorial in New York was designed by Michael Arad, AIA and Peter Walker, FASLA.


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