Tuesday, January 31, 2006

People Talking About Architecture – 02.01.2006

Ohio State University:
Cecil Balmond - Lecture
5:30 PM - Knowlton Hall Auditorium
The deputy chairman of Arup is a structural engineer, teacher, lecturer, and writer. He is the Crét professor in practice at the Architectural School of the University of Pennsylvania, an external examiner at the Architectural Association in London, and a Senior Design Fellow at the London School of Economics. Mr. Balmond is the author of several books including Number 9, a story about the hidden world of numbers, and Informal which explores structure as catalyst in architecture.

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute:
James Bradburn - Architecture and Technology – A Volatile Mix
6:00 PM - Greene Gallery
This might be him.

Columbia University:
Elizabeth Diller - What They Forgot To Teach You In Architecture School
6:30 PM - Wood Auditorium, Avery Hall
Elizabeth Diller is on the Princeton Architecture School faculty, is principal in the collaborative inter-disciplinary studio, Diller, Scofidio + Renfro, and recipient of a 1999 MacArthur Foundation Fellowship.

Cornell University:
Christian de Portzamparc - Pluriel et Singulier
6:30 PM -Lewis Auditorium, Goldwin Smith Hall, 6:30pm
Listen to the 1994 Pritzker Prize Laureate give a somewhat rare stateside lecture.

University of Minnesota:
Symposium - Building Information Modeling
1:30-5:30 PM, CALA Auditorium
Lachmi Khemlani, founder of AECBytes will be the keynote speaker of the symposium whose full title is Building Information Modeling: Impacting the Profession and Architectural Education. Other participants include Marilia Rodrigues (KieranTimberlake Associates LLP), Daniel Ayers (NBBJ), and Jim Yowen (Mortenson Construction).


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