Various events at UC Berkeley
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The first lecture in the Landscape Architecture Lecture series will be
given by noted landscape architect Laurie Olin on Monday, November 4. His
talk will be on the history of and his involvement with the celebrated
landscape design for the Getty Center in Los Angeles: "Working on the Getty
California Dreaming." The lecture will take place in 112 Wurster Hall at
Laurie Olin has practiced and taught landscape architecture for the past 30
years in Seattle, Philadelphia and Cambridge. His work has ranged from
corporate and commercial developments to private estates, public
institutions and civic and urban design including a recent redesign for
the grounds surrounding the Washington Monument. In addition to teaching
and practice, he has written extensively on the history and theory of
landscape architecture, most recently publishing.
Mr. Olin will be followed by Yale Professor Diana Balmori on Thursday,
November 7, and CED Distinguished Alumnus Award recipient Richard Haag on
Monday, November 18. Same place and time. For more information e-mail
"A Century of Women: Evaluating Gender in Landscape Architecture"
112 Wurster Hall
Friday and Saturday, November 8 & 9.
Registration fee: $40, $20 for non-UC students. The conference is free for
UC Berkeley students, faculty, and staff (but registration is
required). You can see abstracts of the papers, speaker bios, and download
the REGISTRATION FORM on the
The two public lectures--Diana Balmori on Thursday Nov. 7, 7 p.m. and
Rebecca Solnit, Saturday Nov. 9, 1 p.m. are free and open to the general
Twenty five academics and practitioners from all over the country will be
speaking on the implications of gender to the field of landscape
architecture. The conference begins with the lecture by Diana Balmori and
then continues over the next two days.
ARCHITECTURE LECTURE SERIES
Wednesday, November 13, Mark Jarzombek, Associate Professor of History and
Architecture, MIT. "Memory and the Rebuilding of Dresden".
Wednesday, November 20, CED Architecture Professor Rene Davids and
Christine Killory, Davids Killory Architects, Oakland. "Merging."
Wednesday, December 4, Billie Tsien, Tod Williams, Billie Tsien &
Associates, New York City. "Some Things in Common".
All lectures are at 7 p.m. in 112 Wurster Hall. For additional information
visit the CED website: www.ced.berkeley.edu and click on News and Events.
CED Architecture Professor Ravee Choksambatchai of Loom is participating in
an exhibition at SFMOMA "Body Design" which opens November 16 and runs
through March 23, 2003. Body Design looks at provocative designers and
artists who take this conventional thinking one step further to create new
ways to conceptualize the body as a site for design. The exhibition
features selections from the fields of fashion, industrial design,
furniture and architecture and includes work by Eiko Ishioka, Christopher
C. Deam, Marcel Wanders, Loom, Jurgen Mayer H., Aziz + Cucher and IDEO.
Also opening at SFMOMA is "Architecture + Water" which presents five
international building projects that integrate architecture, landscape, and
infrastructure to engage the waterfront. Firms represented include:
Foreign Office Architects, MVRDV, Diller + Scofidio, Steven Holl, Michael
Van Valkenburgh, and Alsop Architects.
IN THE NEWS
Architecture Professor Sam Davis is featured in an interview on "Housing
the Homeless" on the Berkeley home page.
7 p.m. Timken Lecture Hall
San Francisco campus
November 4, Nader Tehrani, Office dA
November 11, Marcos Ramirez "Erre"
November 26, Malcolm McCullough, artist/writer
1817 Fourth Street
November 5, 7:30 p.m. "Learning to See: Bringing the World Around You into
Your Home", Vicente Wolf.
November 7, 7:30 p.m., "Ecovention: Current Art to Transform Ecologies",
November 20, 7:30 p.m. "Festa Veneziana a Ca'toga: The Imaginative World of
a Venetian Artist in Napa Valley", Carlo Marchiori.
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