Monday, April 17, 2006

People Talking About Architecture – 04.17.2006

Washington University:
Robert Mccarter – Louis I Kahn
7:00 PM - Steinberg Auditorium
The practicing architect, and professor of architecture, and author will talk about his new book, but which one? His name is on three published in the last three years: Louis I. Kahn (Phaidon Press, London, 2005); On and By Frank Lloyd Wright: A Primer of Architectural Principles (Phaidon Press, London, 2005); Frank Lloyd Wright: Critical Lives (Reaktion Books, London, 2006).

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign:
Tod Williams and Billie Tsien - What Do We Know?
6:00 P.M. - Lawrence J. Plym Auditorium, Temple Hoyne Buell Hall

Kansas State University:
Mikko Heikkinen - Old Ditch—New Water
2:00 PM -- Forum Hall, K-State Student Union

New York:
Bill McKibben -- Deep Sustainability: Building Communities that Actually Work
6:30 pm -- Tishman Auditorium, 66 West 12th Street
The first in a two-part lecture series organized by the Architecture League, Mr. McKibben will discuss how climate change and peak oil may shift our idea of what constitutes a desirable and workable city. Focusing on possibilities generated by emerging local economies, McKibben will discuss examples from around the world, including Havana, Cuba and Curitiba, Brazil, as well as the United States. This lecture is coincidentally timed a day after a New York Times piece about on green building and LEED certification in New York.

University of Texas at Austin:
Mario Schjetnan – (Untitled Lecture)
5:00 PM - GOL 3.120


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