Sunday, April 30, 2006

People Talking About Architecture – 05.04.2006

Washington DC:
Conference - The Architecture of Sustainability
2:00 PM (May 4 - May 7, 2006) - AIA National Headquarters
The conference will consider the impact of sustainability on architectural design.

New York:
Discussion - Allan Temko Honorary Critics Panel
6:00 PM - Newman Institute For Real Estate Studies (137 East 22nd Street)
In memory of Allan Temko, former architecture critic for the San Francisco Chronicle, this conversation focuses on the question of activism in architectural criticism. Panelists will include Robert Campbell of the Boston Globe; Paul Goldberger of the New Yorker; and John King of the San Francisco Chronicle.

New York:
Craig Borum & Karl Daubmann, and Julio Salcedo – Young Architects Series
6:30 PM - The Urban Center (457 Madison Avenue)

Los Angeles:
ForumFest IV Honors Thom Mayne
7:00 PM - Petersen Automotive Museum
The Los Angeles Forum for Architecture and Urban Design presents an evening of toasts, roasts and libations to honor Thom Mayne, recipient of the 2005 Pritzker Prize.

Simon Frasier University:
Claire Bennie - Innovations in Smart Growth Housing
7:00 pm - Segal Building, (500 Granville Street)
The Research Manager from Peabody will speak about the award-winning brownfield redevelopment site known as BedZed. Beddington Zero Energy Development, is an environmentally-friendly, energy-efficient mix of housing and work space in Beddington, UK. Her lecture will discuss how to successfully integrate the characteristics of smart growth housing such as walkability, energy efficiency, affordability, and proximity to jobs and shopping.


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