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March 2019

March 19 @ 1:00 pm

Luisa Cevese: Lecture

SCI-Arc, 960 E. 3rd Street
Los Angeles, CA 90013 United States

I love waste, working with waste…The Riedizioni project: Thoughts on design, production and sustainability Luisa Cevese is a self -taught designer based in Milano. She began designing textiles for fashion and interiors in 1984, providing work for companies such as Dolce & Gabbana, Hermès, Chanel, Maharam and Comme des Garçons, among others. In 1996 she founded Riedizioni, a design studio where she re-appropriates post-production and post-consuming materials, combining them with pure polyurethane to create an original and innovative fabric, suitable…

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March 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

RIBA + VitrA Talk: Emre Arolat

RIBA, 66 Portland Place
London, England United Kingdom

Emre Arolat is a co-founder of Emre Arolat Architecture, one of the largest architectural practices in Turkey with offices in Istanbul, London, and New York. Emre Arolat will discuss recent projects. Emre Arolat is a frequent international lecturer and was the 2017 Norman Foster Visiting Professor at the Yale School of Architecture.

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March 20 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Meeting In The Mountains 2019

MT United States

The Meeting In The Mountains, the flagship event of the Billings Architectural Association, is held every spring. The day-long conference features world class speakers from varied backgrounds who educate, challenge, and inspire architects, students, and educators from around the region. Keynote speakers this year include: Graham Baba Architects, Lake Flato, and Rural Studio.

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March 22 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

The University of Michigan’s Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning presents Michigan Meeting Winter Symposium: Living In Digital Environments

UMMA, 525 S State Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48105 United States

In 2012 the first 4K resolution screen became available on the commercial market at the common 30” desktop size, making it possible for a user with 20/20 vision seated 24” away from a computer screen to be confronted with the same amount of visual information as could be experienced in the surrounding environment. This development brought verisimilitude to another realm that has gradually emerged for decades, the constitution of the digital sphere as a kind of environment itself. Today, we…

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March 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

The University of Michigan’s Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning presents Lecture: Mitchell Silver

A. Alfred Taubman Wing Taubman College, 2000 Bonisteel Blvd
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States

Mitchell Silver became Commissioner of the New York City Department of Parks in May 2014. Commissioner Silver is also the immediate past president of the American Planning Association (APA). Mitchell is an award-winning planner with over 30 years of experience. He is internationally recognized for his leadership in the planning profession and his contributions to contemporary planning issues. As Parks Commissioner, Mitchell oversees management, planning and operations of nearly 30,000 acres of parkland, which includes parks, playgrounds, beaches, marinas, recreation…

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March 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Kimberly Dowdell, “Diverse City: How Equitable Design and Development Will Shape Urban Futures”

Gund Hall Piper Auditorium, 48 Qunicy Street
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States

How can real estate development and sustainable design be used to foster equitable and inclusive redevelopment in cities? That’s the challenge that has animated the career of Kimberly Dowdell  MPA '15, an architect, developer, and educator who is focused on leading projects that help contribute to the revitalization of cities like Detroit, and also preparing the next generation of urban change agents. Dowdell, who will give the 19th Annual John T. Dunlop Lecture, presented by the Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies, is a…

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March 27 @ 7:00 pm

Design, Bitches: Lecture

Sci-Arc W.M. Keck Lecture Hall, 960 East 3rd Street
Los Angeles, CA 90013 United States

Principals: Catherine Johnson, AIA and Rebecca Rudolph, AIA Catherine Johnson and Rebecca Rudolph founded their Los Angeles-based practice Design, Bitches in 2010. Design, Bitches has been recognized with multiple awards from the AIA/LA, Surface, Architect’s Newspaper, shortlisted for the Moira Gemmill Prize for Emerging Architecture, and selected as the 2017 recipient of AIA/LA’s Emerging Practice Award. Catherine and Rebecca co-taught at the University of Oregon in 2016 and lectured at Columbia University, Yale University, CalArts, UCLA, and George Washington University,…

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$38 – $48
March 31

Spring Home Tour: “Historic Homes and Gorgeous Gardens”

IL United States

Tour extraordinary historic homes and gorgeous gardens as Pasadena Heritage presents architectural and landscape design spanning more than 8 decades. Tour guests will experience noteworthy architecture and landscape design that influence each other and combine to create perfect harmony. From “curb appeal” to private interiors, visitors will enjoy places that clearly demonstrate the beauty of indoor-outdoor living blended seamlessly together. Prior to the tour, on Thursday, March 28that 7:00 pm, Michael Logan, Busch Gardens researcher and historian, will speak about…

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April 2019

Free
April 2 @ 1:15 pm

Revisiting “Windfalls for Wipeouts”: Land use regulation and property values from a cross-national perspective

Room 114, Avery Hall, 1172 Amsterdam Ave
New York , NY 10027 United States

Rachelle Alterman Lecture Professor Emeritus, Technion Israel Institute of Technology The notion of “regulatory takings” is well known to Americans. The converse, the idea of “givings” - reaping the unearned increment in real estate values is less discussed, but it is there, in various costumes, in the USA as well. Ostensibly, the underlying rationale for this formula is distributive justice. The idea of “windfalls for wipeouts” – linking the two sides of the coin - was introduced to the USA…

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Free
April 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Torkwase Dyson: Distance and perception in the wake of climate change

The Great Hall, The Cooper Union, 7 East 7th Street
New York, NY United States

In conjunction with her exhibition I Can Drink the Distance, a solo exhibition at the 41 Cooper Gallery, artist Torkwase Dyson will deliver a free, public lecture about her work in Cooper Union’s Great Hall on Tuesday, April 2 at 7pm. The lecture will be followed by a conversation with moderator Mario Gooden, as well as an opening reception in the 41 Cooper Gallery, located at 41 Cooper Square. RSVP required. Dyson, the Spring 2019 Robert Gwathmey Chair in Architecture and Art, was…

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Free
April 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Lecture by Anthony Guida, Design Director, MEOW WOLF

Otis College of Art and Design/Elaine and Bram Goldsmith Campus, 9045 Lincoln Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90045 United States

Anthony Guida, Design Director, MEOW WOLF LECTURE Thursday, April 4, 2019 This lecture will begin at 7:00 pm in the Forum, Academic Wing, Elaine and Bram Goldsmith Campus, Otis College of Art and Design, 9045 Lincoln Boulevard, Los Angeles, 90045. The lecture and parking are free and open to the public. Call 310.665.6867 or email ArchitectureLandscapeInteriors@otis.edu for more information. "ANTHONY GUIDA, is an architect and design educator. He is currently the Design Director for MEOW WOLF, a Santa Fe based,…

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Free
April 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Pushing the Boundaries of Structural Glass

HESS Club, 5430 Westheimer Road
Houston, TX 77056 United States

New ways to apply glass in architecture emerge every year. Architects and structural engineers have developed creative structural solutions and innovative technologies to develop new designs, ranging in scale from sculptures and walkways to enclosures and entire buildings. In this presentation, we will share recent developments in structural glass; discuss its properties; and explore how to drive material, design, and fabrication processes to achieve ambitious project objectives. The presentation will also review several case studies, including a multi-story blast-resistant glass…

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