Sunday, March 12, 2006

People Talking About Architecture – 03.15.2006

University of California, Berkley:
Alice Friedman - People Who Live in Glass Houses: Gender, Sexuality and Modernism Print
7:00pm PM - 112 Wurster Hall

Peter Swinnen - In Comes the Space Producer (The Architect Dissected and Declared Dead)
7:00 PM – Main Space

Cornell University:
Riken Yomamoto - Urban Fusion
6:30 PM - Lewis Auditorium, Goldwin Smith Hall

University of Toronto:
David Adjaye - al&d Lecture Series
6:30 PM – 230 College Street
(If you miss him in Canada, you can catch Mr. Adjaye tomorrow in Philadelphia.)

Harvard Univerity:
Stefano Boeri - SUPER PLACES: A Couple of Compelling Metaphors for Globalisation
6:00 PM - Gund Hall, Piper Auditorium

New York:
John Krieble & Laurie Kerr - Greening the Knowledge Base
6:30 PM – Steelecase (4 Columbus Circle)
The full title of this event is Greening the Knowledge Base: The Research Program at NYC DDC's Office of Sustainable Design. The pair from New York City’s DDC's Office of Sustainable Design will discuss the relationship of research to sustainable practice as it has evolved at the DDC. The agency's sustainable program began with a large study -- how to implement sustainable design within the context of city operations, and this resulted in The High Performance Building Guidelines.

Ellen Lipsey - Preserving Boston’s Landmarks
6:00 PM - Rabb Lecture Hall, Boston Public Library
The Director of the Boston Landmarks Commission will examine “what’s new with Boston’s old buildings” as she reviews current preservation issues and recent and current preservation projects in Bean Town.


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