Sunday, March 05, 2006

People Talking About Architecture – 03.07.2006

Architectural Association:
George Legendre - Before and After: What a Mess
6:30 PM - - Lecture Hall (36 Bedford Square, London)
Mr. Legendre will present a home-turf lecture where he tackles the question, “Is the surface any good?” The author of IJP: the Book of Surfaces, the esteemed theorist of mathematical surface ontology, and the architect of a large surface-inspired infrastructural project, will ponder the usefulness of the three-dimensional surface in writing, teaching, and practice – and offers a couple of tips.

Cornell University:
Michael Van Valkenberg - Recent Works
6:30 PM - Hollis Cornell Auditorium (Goldwin Smith Hall)

Harvard University:
Grahame Shane – (Untitled Lecture)
6:00 PM – Piper Auditorium (Gund Hall)

University of Toronto:
Jorge Silvetti - Recent Work
6:30 PM - Room 103
The principal at Machado and Silvetti Associates in Boston will likely present the Getty Villa & Museum in Malibu, CA.

New York:
Discussion - Views and Vision: Megaprojects in New York City in the 21st Century
6:30pm - Center for Architecture (536 LaGuardia Place)
Nicolai Ouroussoff, the Chief Architecture Critic for the New York Times, Mark Wigley the Dean of Columbia’s GSAPP, and others discuss the relationship Architecture and Journalism have enjoyed.

Discussion - Architecture on Show
6.30 PM - The Yard, 49 Old Street
The second of four consecutive seminars aimed at brining architecture to wider audiences.


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