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  1. Weaning New York from Fossil Fuels

    Ashok Gupta, Air & Energy Program Director for the Natural Resources Defense Council, will moderate a discussion on practical near-term opportunities and barriers associated with the deployment...

    03.01.09

  2. Art Talk: Erich Heckel

    Art Talk: Erich Heckel

    The Hammer's curatorial department leads a free 15-minute discussion on Erich Heckel's 1916 work, Irrer Soldat (Mad Soldier). Heckel (1883-1970) was a German painter and printmaker, and a founding...

    03.01.09

  3. Design in the Age of Climate Consequences

    The discussion will be led by author David W. Orr, ithe Paul Sears Distinguished Professor of Environmental Studies and Politics in the Environmental Studies Program at Oberlin College. He is best...

    03.01.09

  4. A Talk by Artist Dan Graham

    A Talk by Artist Dan Graham

    Graham, a central figure in contemporary art since the 1960s, has worked in a variety of media: still photography, film and video, architectural models, drawings, and more. A major retrospective...

    03.01.09

  5. Finnish Design & Sustainability

    Interior architect Esa Vesmanen will delve into Scandinavia’s continued commitment to alternative energy, conservation, urban planning, and ecologically and socially sustainable architectural...

    04.13.09

  6. The Urban Housing Handbook by Eric Firley

    The Urban Housing Handbook by Eric Firley

    Eric Firley will discuss his recent research for the book The Urban Housing Handbook (Wiley, 2009), co-authored with Caroline Stahl. Exploring the relationship between architecture and the urban...

    04.13.09

  7. Dwell on Design Keynote Speaker: Daniel Pink

    Dwell on Design Keynote Speaker: Daniel Pink

    Good news for design enthusiasts: The future is in our hands. So says best-selling author and expert in creativity and innovation Daniel Pink, Dwell on Design's keynote speaker. In his book, A...

    05.27.09

  8. NASA Astronaut Speaks about Recent Hubble Repair Mission

    Dr. John Grunsfeld, a NASA astronaut and a Chicago native, will discuss and showcase images from his recent 13-day trip to the International Space Station for the final servicing mission for...

    06.12.09

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. 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

  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. Photographer Lecture and Book Signing: Richard Rothman

    Photographer Lecture and Book Signing: Richard Rothman

    Richard Rothman will present work from his acclaimed new monograph, Redwood Saw, and discuss the challenges and surprises that he encountered along the way. A body of work made over a five-year...

    02.23.12

  18. Ron Tanner: From Animal House to Our House

    Ron Tanner: From Animal House to Our House

    The San Jose Women’s Club and the San Jose Preservation Action Council of San Jose’s new event "Ron Tanner: From Animal House to Our House" explains the importance of...

    06.29.12

  19. Modern Work of Gardner Dailey

    Modern Work of Gardner Dailey

    The Northern California chapter of Docomomo will present its October heritage lecture on the works of 20th century architect Gardner A. Dailey, a prominent figure in the Bay Area known for his...

    07.09.12

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