Tuesday, February 21, 2006

People Talking About Architecture – 02.22.2006

Princeton University:
Scott Bukatman - Secret Identity Politics
6:00 PM - Betts Auditorium

Columbia University:
Cristina Diaz Moreno + Efren Garcia Grinda - ALIEN NOISE
6:30 PM - Wood Auditorium, Avery Hall

Ohio State University
Ali Rahim – (Untitled Lecture)
5:30 PM - Knowlton Hall Auditorium
Mr. Rahim will discuss how digital design techniques have the potential to affect the wider cultural landscape in profound ways. It is his position that digital technologies allow architecture to engage in a feedback loop with its context to absorb influences and produce concrete effects on its users (in this case architects).

Vlad and Luidmila Kirpichev - Re-Imagining the Story of the Russian Avant-Garde
7:00 PM – Main Space
Remember that all SCI-Arc lectures will be broadcast live over the internet, and are accessible here.

Cornell University:
Homa Farjadi - Contingent Locations
6:30pm - Lewis Auditorium, Goldwin Smith Hall
The London Architect Professor at the University of Pennsylvania will speak about his work.

University of California, Berkley:
Hitoshi Abe: The Elephant and the Architecture Print
7:00 PM - 112 Wurster Hall
The Japanese architect and professor is known for work that is ”spatially complex” and “structurally innovative,” including the 1996 Yomiuri Media Miyagi Guest House, 2000 Miyagi Stadium, and the 2005 Comptoir Aobatei. He is also the winner of the Architects Institute of Japan Award and Business Week/ Architectural Record Award in 2003.

University of Notre Dame:
Liliane Tsui - Aligning Art with Architecture
4:30 PM - 104 Bond Hall
One of Hong Kong's leading commercial artists will speak about her commissions from a number of world-class hotels for interior design including over-sized oil paintings and bronze-relief work.

Architectural Association:
Andrew Freear - Rural Studio: Design through Making in Small-Town America
6.30 PM - Lecture Hall (36 Bedford Square, London)
AA graduate Andrew Freear moved to the small community of Newbern, West Alabama six years ago, in order to direct the Rural Studio. He will likely present work from these last few years in the American South. We miss you Sambo, and Andrew will probably find the words to bestb describe why.

Renneslear Polytechnic University:
Scott Wyatt – (Untitled Lecture)
6:00 PM - Greene Gallery


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