Sunday, March 12, 2006

People Talking About Architecture – 03.16.2006

Jeppe Aagaard Andersen – (Untitled Lecture)
6:00 PM - C 300 Theatre, UBC Robson Square (800 Robson Street)

University of Pennsylvania:
David Adjaye and Nikolaus Hirsch - Making Public Buildings
6:30 PM - B1 Meyerson Hall (210 South 34th Street)
This is an opportunity to watch a discussion between David Adjaye, the Louis I. Kahn Visiting Professor of Architecture Penn, and Nikolaus Hirsch, who is a Partner at Wandel Hoefer Lorch & Hirsch in Frankfurt.

New York:
New Practices Roundtable: Marketing by Design
6:30 PM - Center for Architecture (536 LaGuardia Place)
The roundtable will focus on how new architectural practices can define themselves while nurturing clients and generating business. It will be moderated by Martin Finio, and speakers include Michael Beirut, Graphic Design Partner at Pentagram; Cathy Ho, Editor of The Architect’s Newspaper; Nancy Kleppel, Independent Marketing Consultant; Linda Ong, Branding Consultant; David Resnick, AIA, Associate Commissioner NYC Department of Design and Construction.

Architectural Association:
Symposium: Techniques and Technologies in Morphogenetic Design
10.00 AM - Lecture Hall
This symposium aims to introduce the interrelated concepts of self-organisation and emergence in relation to morphogenetic design and introduce relevant methods, techniques and technologies. The symposium will mark the launch of Techniques and Technologies in Morphogenetic Design, guest-edited by Michael Hensel, Achim Menges and Michael Weinstock. Participants include Robert Aish (Director of Research at Bentley Systems; Smart Geometry Group), Christopher Hight (Rice School of Architecture), Prof. George Jeronimidis (Chair of Biomimetic Engineering, University of Reading), Benot Fauchon, Hugh Whitehead (Director Specialist Modelling Group, Foster and Partners, Smart Geometry Group), Michael Weinstock (Director of Emergent Technologies and Design, AA), and Michael Hensel and Achim Menges.


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