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  1. Urban China

    Jiang Jun, editor of Urban China magazine, and curator Benjamin Godsill of the New Museum introduce a dynamic multimedia presentation on the history of Urban China as well as the exhibition Urban...

    07.01.09

  2. The California Ranch House / A Talk by Alan Hess

    Architect and architecture critic for the San Jose Mercury News will lead a discussion about the history of the California ranch house vernacular. The presentation is offered in conjunction with...

    07.08.09

  3. Anthony Vidler with Architects Hitoshi Abe, Eric Owen Moss, Wolf Prix, and Others

    Historian and critic Anthony Vidler will discuss the work of both Schindler and Neutra, and will then preside over a panel discussion with architects Hitoshi Abe, Peter Cook, Eric Owen Moss, Thom...

    07.31.09

  4. Aiko Cuneo Discusses the Work of Her Mother, Artist Ruth Asawa

    Aiko Cuneo Discusses the Work of Her Mother, Artist Ruth Asawa

    Aiko Cuneo, daughter of Ruth Asawa, who received her BFA from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY will give an intimate mulitmedia presentation on her mother's work. Held in conjunction with the...

    08.12.09

  5. The History of Luxury

    The History of Luxury

    Baker invites you to join us for "The History of Luxury."  Presented by Baker historian Jim Caughman, this CEU-credited presentation will...

    09.18.09

  6. From the Spoon to the City: Architects Discuss Design

    From the Spoon to the City: Architects Discuss Design

    In conjunction with exhibition From the Spoon to the City: Objects by Architects from LACMA's Collection, architects Elena Manferdini and Greg Lynn will participate in a panel discussion led by...

    09.28.09

  7. Cities, Bicycles and the Future of Getting Around: An Evening with David Byrne

    Cities, Bicycles and the Future of Getting Around: An Evening with David Byrne

    Musician, artist, author and devout bicyclist David Byrne turns his attention to the fractured, car-mad city of Los Angeles.  How can LA—with one of the world’s most challenging...

    09.30.09

  8. Detour: Art, Architecture, Cities

    Detour: Art, Architecture, Cities

    As a closing event to Detour, a traveling exhibition documenting notable architecture and design along 18 Norwegian national tourist routes, this symposium features an afternoon panel with...

    01.06.10

  9. Typography of the 19th Century Textile Trade

    Typography of the 19th Century Textile Trade

    Adrian Wilson leads a presentation about his unique collection of handmade typefaces and trademarks last seen in use by nineteenth-century fabric merchants.

    01.13.10

  10. Headspace

    Headspace

    To mark the launch of its new MFA in Transdisciplinary Design, the School of Design Strategies at Parsons The New School for Designand The Museum of Modern Art, in partnership with International...

    03.02.10

  11. Aftertaste 4

    Aftertaste 4

    The School of Constructed Environments at Parsons The New School for Design presents AFTERTASTE 4, a two-day symposium organized this year around the theme “Moving In.” Featuring a...

    03.09.10

  12. Emerging Voices: Slade Architecture

    Emerging Voices: Slade Architecture

    The third evening of the 27th annual Emerging Voices lecture series, featuring Slade Architecture and UrbanLab. ...

    03.15.10

  13. Santiago Calatrava to Speak at Pratt

    Santiago Calatrava to Speak at Pratt

    Renowned architect, artist, sculptor, and engineer Santiago Calatrava will speak about his work and career as part of the School of Architecture’s spring 2010 lecture and events series at 6 p...

    03.16.10

  14. FoodStuff LA

    FoodStuff LA

    Pedal Patch Community--a Los Angeles-based group that advocates innovative, community-based solutions to food insecurity and sustainability--is hosting FoodStuff LA. The event will introduce some...

    08.06.10

  15. Invisible–The Origin of Product Identity

    Invisible–The Origin of Product Identity

    The 2010 Alvar Aalto Design Seminar focuses on the design process—something that does not show in the final product. Some questions that will be explored include: what goes into the design of...

    08.16.10

  16. Whatever Happened to Italian Architecture?

    Whatever Happened to Italian Architecture?

    Architects, architectural historians, and critics from both Italy and abroad will come together for a two-day symposium at the Swiss Institute in Rome (ISR) to present and debate their intellectual...

    10.05.10

  17. Frank Gehry Discusses Architecture and Beauty

    Frank Gehry Discusses Architecture and Beauty

    Renowned architect Frank Gehry will speak as part of the Pratt Institute School of Architecture’s fall 2010 lecture and events series at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, November 10, 2010, in Memorial...

    11.08.10

  18. University of Houston Symposium: Concrete Utopias

    University of Houston Symposium: Concrete Utopias

    The 1960s was a period of incredible change and momentous accomplishments. It also was a decade for groundbreaking ideas in architecture and urban planning. Scholars and architects will reflect on...

    01.31.11

  19. Finding Money to Restore Historic Buildings: An Introduction to Preservation Tax Credits

    Finding Money to Restore Historic Buildings: An Introduction to Preservation Tax Credits

    This discussion will focus on the basics of the Rehabilitation Tax Credits program, using case studies as examples, and will give an overview of which redevelopment projects are eligible, and how...

    03.08.11

  20. Lecture: Florence Knoll: Textiles as Interior Architecture

    Lecture: Florence Knoll: Textiles as Interior Architecture

    Among her many innovations, Florence Knoll introduced padded and tufted upholstered chair seats without armrests, so that space flowed effortlessly around them, and custom-colored curtains to...

    06.15.11

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