Sunday, February 05, 2006

People Talking About Architecture – 02.06.2006

Yale University:
Tony Fretton - Buildings and their Territories
6:30 PM – Hastings Hall (180 York Street)
The English architect and principal of Tony Fretton Architects will likely talk about his new publication about his design for the New British Embassy, in Warsaw, amoung other projects. See this Building Design article if you can’t attend the lecture.

Notre Dame:
Robert Campbell - Why Don't the Rest of Us Like the Buildings the Architects Like?
4:30 PM - 104 Bond Hall
Robert Campbell is a Pulitzer Prize-winning architecture critic for The Boston Globe. He will discuss his reflections and observations after 30 years with the paper and as a frequent writer for other publications.

University of Pennsylvania:
Iñaki Ábalos - Pavilions, Observatories and Recycled Landscapes
6:30 PM - B-1 of Meyerson Hall
The Principal of Abalos & Herreros in Madrid, and the Visiting Professor of Architecture Design at Princeton will use his US stop to talk about recent work, and maybe the book from 2000 or recent El Croquis. It would be cool to see him present the Lasesarre Football Stadium. If you can’t make it to Philly, here’s a recent interview/article, and he will be lecturing at Washington University on the 20th of next month.

Princeton University:
Louis Mansilla & Emilio Tunon - Playgrounds
6:00 PM - Betts Auditorium
The principals of Mansilla + Tunon Arquitectos, also based in Madrid. Hopefully they will speak about their Contemporary Art Center Of Castilla Y León, which was written up in Architecture Record last year.

New Jersey Institute of Technology:
James Wines – SITE: Identity in Density
5:45 PM - Weston Lecture Hall

University of Illinois at Chicago:
John Ronan: Recent Work
6:00 PM - 1100 A+A Building

Álvaro Rojas – Nightmares, Dreams and Daydreams
1:00 PM - Main Space
Dean, Faculty of Architecture and Environmental Design at the Universidad del Diseño will deliver a lecture whose full title is Nightmares, Dreams and Daydreams: Architecture in Costa Rica and Architectural Education @ UNIDIS

Architectural Association:
Peter Swinnen - In Comes the Space Producer: The architect dissected and declared dead
6:30 PM - Lecture Hall? (36 Bedford Square, London)
The professor at the LaCambre Architecture School, and partners at 51n4e will speak about work from the last five years. All projects will be shown in their evolutionary development, and not as final objects. He will give the same lecture at Sci-Arch next month.

Seminar - Prefabulous Homes
2:00 PM – Building Centre (26 Store Street, London WC1)
Alan Wright of BPTW architects, Martin Horsler , Make Architects, Ken Taylor of Quay2C architects, and James Burland of BurlandTM present. This seminar is in conjunction with the Prefabulous London exhibition in the New London Architecture gallery.


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