People Talking about Architecture - 06.05.2006
John Mutter - Is Sustainable Development Feasible?
6:30 PM - Urban Center (457 Madison Avenue)
The deputy director of the Earth Institute and chair of the organizing committee for the March 2006 state of the planet conference will report on responses to the conference theme “Is Sustainable Development Feasible?”
Walter Hood - Topology/Typology: Different Urban Landscapes
5:30 PM - Seattle Central Library Auditorium (1000 Fourth Ave.)
The internationally acclaimed landscape architect who serves as professor in the Landscape Architecture Department at UC Berkeley and is principal of Hood Design in Oakland, CA will speak about how his work spanns a variety of settings, including architecture, urban design, community planning, environmental art, and research. His firm designed the gardens and landscape for the New De Young Museum, San Francisco with Swiss architects Herzog and de Meuron. And his work was recently featured in the “Open” New Designs For Public Spaces, Van Allen Institute, NY.