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2007-2008

  1. School Lecture Series 2007-2008
  2. Brown Bag: ASA-sponsored lecture series, Winter 2008
  3. Brown Bag: ASA-sponsored lecture series, Fall 2007
  4. Other Lectures, Winter 2008
  5. Other Lectures, Fall 2007
  6. Urban Design film series, Winter 2008


School Lecture Series 2007-2008

Place: Room G10 of the Macdonald-Harrington Building (unless otherwise noted)
Time: 6:00 pm (unless otherwise noted)
Information: 398-6704
Coordination: Prof. Martin Bressani, Rami Abou Khalil, Jean-Roch Marion, Elvire Thouvenot-Nitzan, David Theodore

Thursday 13 September 2007

Alberto Pérez-Gómez
www.mcgill.ca/architecture/faculty/perez/
"Architectural Longing after Ethics and Aesthetics"
Followed by a reception and vernissage in the Exhibition Room
Reconciling Poetics and Ethics in Architecture Conference

Monday 15 October 2007

Moshe Safdie
Moshe Safdie and Associates, Boston
www.msafdie.com
"Megascale, Order & Complexity"
(David J. Azrieli Lecture in Architecture)
NOTE special location: Leacock 132
NOTE special time: 7:30 pm
Vernissage of "Safdie's Sixties: Looking Forward to Looking Back" and reception sponsored by the RAIC and Novus precedes the lecture: Exhibition Room of the School of Architecture at 6:00 pm.

Tuesday 30 October 2007

John Ronan
John Ronan Architect, Chicago
www.jrarch.com

Tuesday 6 November 2007

Isabel Herault
Herault Arnod Architectes, France
www.herault-arnod.fr
"Parallèles: Nature, Corps, Peau"

Wednesday 23 January 2008

David Erdman
David Clovers, Los Angeles
http://davidclovers.com
"Mass Mysteria"

Tuesday 5 February 2008

Steve Badanes
University of Washington, Seattle
www.jerseydevildesignbuild.com
(Gerald Sheff Visiting Professor in Architecture)

Tuesday 12 February 2008

David Brett
Belfast
The Plain Style: Protestant Theology in the History of Design
On Decoration
"Pleasure"

Tuesday 19 February 2008

Brian Stacy
ARUP, New York
"All Light is Natural"
(Canlyte Lighting Lecture)
www.canlyte.com

Tuesday 11 March 2008

Teresa Sapey
Teresa Sapey Estudio de Arquitectura, Madrid
www.teresasapey.com
(William Hobart Molson Lecture)

Tuesday 18 March 2008

Nanako Umemoto
Reiser + Umemoto, New York
www.reiser-umemoto.com
(Sheila Baillie Lecture)

Tuesday 25 March 2008

Gramazio & Kohler
Gramazio & Kohler Architektur und Städtbau, Zurich
www.gramaziokohler.com
"Digital Materiality"
(Siew Fang Chan Lecture)

Wednesday 16 April 2008

Steve Burrows
ARUP, San Francisco
Beijing National Stadium (Bird's Nest)
"The Curse of Being an Engineer" (Beijing Olympic Stadium)
(Steel Structures Education Foundation Lecture)


Brown Bag: ASA-sponsored lecture series,
Winter 2008

Place: Room 212 of the Macdonald-Harrington Building
Time: 12:30 to 1:30 pm (unless otherwise noted)
Coordination: Baharan Khosravi and Christine Djerrahian

Tuesday 5 February 2008

Ilona Dougherty
"Using art, design, and creativity for social change:
How to make your career matter"

Tuesday 12 February 2008

Cécile Martin
"The meeting of art, architecture and new technologies in the public space"

Tuesday 4 March 2008

Basil Cavis and Jacques Bernard
"A Project for the Community"

Thursday 27 March 2008

Martin Vissers
"Housing in the Netherlands: An impression of two popular building methods for low-rise housing"



Brown Bag: ASA-sponsored lecture series,
Fall 2007

Place: Room 212 of the Macdonald-Harrington Building
Time: 12:30 to 1:30 pm (unless otherwise noted)
Coordination: Baharan Khosravi and Christine Djerrahian

Tuesday 13 November 2007

Rob Claiborne
"Unnecessary Spaces"

Thursday 22 November 2007

Phil Gabriel
"Architecture Lighting"


Other Lectures, Winter 2008

Monday 31 March 2008

Andrea Gabor
Urban Strategies Inc., Toronto
www.urbanstrategies.com
"Designing for Sustainable Communities"
(Spring 2008 Brenda and Samuel Gewurz Lecture in Urban Design)


Other Lectures, Fall 2007

Tuesday 23 October 2007

Trevor Marchand
School of Oriental & African Studies, University of London
"The Future of Mud: A tale of houses and lives in Djenné"
(Film directed by Susan Vogel, followed by Q&A)

Monday 29 October 2007

Larry Beasley
Distinguisehd Practice Professor, UBC
"Making a Great City by Design: Themes from Recent Vancouver Experience"
(Inaugural Brenda and Samuel Gewurz Lecture in Urban Design)

Tuesday 20 November 2007

Ricardo L. Castro
McGill School of Architecture
www.mcgill.ca/architecture/faculty/castro/
"Rogelio Salmona: Five Hermetic Projects"


Urban Design Film Series, Winter 2008

cinés/cités

Place: Room 212 or G10 (please check poster) of the Macdonald-Harrington Building
Time: 7:00 pm (unless otherwise noted)
Information: 398-6704
Coordination: Prof. Lawrence Bird, Prof. Nik Luka

Monday 14 January 2008

Metropolis
Dir. Fritz Lang, 1926

Monday 21 January 2008

Hands Over the City (Le mani sulla città)
Dir. Francesco Rosi, 1963

Monday 28 January 2008

The End of Suburbia: Oil Depletion and the Collapse of the American Dream
Dir. Gregory Greene, 2004

Monday 4 February 2008

Léolo
Dir. Jean-Claude Lauzon, 1992

Monday 11 February 2008

Classic National Film Board documentaries on the
Canadian city

"Farewell Oak Street" (1953)
"A report on redevelopment: Les Habitations Jeanne-Mance" (1961)
"To build a better city" (1964)
Film images

Monday 18 February 2008

Blade Runner
Dir. Ridley Scott, 1982/2007

Monday 3 March 2008

Wings of Desire (Der Himmel Über Berlin)
Dir. Wim Wenders, 1987

Monday 10 March 2008

Contemporary short urban documentaries
"Vancouverism in Vancouver" (dir. Julie Bogdanowicz and Robin Anderson, 2006)
"East Side Showdown" (dir. Robin Benger, 1998)

Monday 17 March 2008

Hatred (La Haine)
Dir. Mathieu Kassovitz, 1995

Tuesday 1 April 2008

Lagos Wide and Close
Dir. Bregtje van der Haak, 2005

Monday 7 April 2008

Tekkon Kinkreet
Dir. Michael Arias, 2006