Monday, February 13, 2006

People Talking About Architecture – 02.13.2006

Yale University:
Amanda Burden - Shaping the City: A Strategic Blueprint for New York's Future
6:30 PM – Hastings Hall (180 York Street)
Amanda Burden is an urban planner and civic activist, the Chair of New York's City Planning Commission, and 2004 recipient of the Design Patron Award from the Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. This should prove to be a nice lecture, but it is odd how this talk opens Yale's new exhibit, Prairie Skyscraper : Frank Lloyd Wright's Price Tower.

University of Florida:
Alfonso Perez-Mendez – (Untitled Lecture)
6:00 PM – U.F. Harn Museum of Art Auditorium
A home turf lecture for the professor of Architecture.

Sejima Kazuyo - Public Lecture
6:00 PM - Gund Hall Piper Auditorium

University of Pennsylvania:
Roger Duffy - Recent Works
6:30 PM - B-1 Meyerson Hall
The partner at the Skidmore, Owings & Merrill's New York office will discuss more of SOM's work.

New Jersey Institute of Technology:
Laurie Hawkinson - Working Public Infrastructure
5:45 PM - Weston Lecture Hall 1
The founding partner of Smith-Miller + Hawkinson will have a lot to present since her last lecture at the NJIT in 1999.

New York:
Discussion - Brad Cloepfil & Christine Jetten
6:00 PM - Center for Architecture (536 LaGuardia Place)
The architect and artist will discuss the process for creating the individual tiles for Two Columbus Circle's new façade, the Museum of Arts and Design's new home.


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