Tuesday, February 28, 2006

People Talking About Architecture – 03.01.2006

JCC of West Orange:
Daniel Libeskind - Breaking Ground
7:30 - Maurice Levin Theater (760 Northfield Ave. West Orange, NJ)
Mr. Leibeskind will speak to the organization that meets the needs of the 10th largest Jewish community in the nation.

Columbia University:
Will Alsop - The Behaviour of the Architect
6:30 PM - Wood Auditorium, Avery Hall
The audience may not detect cultural misspellings like “behaviour” in the prepared speech from the principal of Alsop Architects.

Sarycuse University:
David Erdman – “network in_formation”
4:30 PM - The Warehouse, Main Auditorium
The professor at UCLA Architecture School, and principal of Servo will speak about recent work.

Discussion - (Dis)Educating Architects in Zürich
7:00 PM – Main Space
Dr. Vittorio Magnago Lampugnani, and Prof. Andrea Deplazeswill be in conversation with Eric Owen Moss and Dr. Oya Atalay Franck.

Lee Bey - The Politics of Architecture and the Architecture of Politics:
6:00 PM - ArcheWorks
The full title of the lecture is The Politics of Architecture and the Architecture of Politics: How Aldermen, Civic Groups— and Mayors—Shape the Built Environment. Lee Bey is not an architect, but from 2001 to 2004, he served as the deputy chief of staff for planning and design for Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley. In that role, he helped shape local policy on urban development, lakefront protection, park construction, sustainable design and architectural preservation.


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