Event nameArchitecture, Urbanism and the Humanities Symposium: Talks and Round Table Discussions
event Date Begin04-24-2015
event Date End04-25-2015
event DaysFriday, Saturday
org NameRISD Museum
venue NameBrown University - List Arts Center Auditorium
venue Address164 College Street
event Ticket InfoFree
event Ticket Urlhttp://brownrisdsymposium.com/
event Start Time
event TypeART + MUSEUMS
Sponsored by RISD’s Architecture department and Brown University’s History of Art and Architecture department
This two-day symposium, organized in conjunction with development of the newly planned joint Brown/RISD Masters of Architecture degree, engages leading thinkers on the nature of today’s architectural education through questioning the meaning of curriculum development that emphasizes context and explores methods for architecture to intersect with other bodies of knowledge.
Keynote lecture: Bernard Tschumi, FAIA
April 24, 6:30 p.m.
RISD Auditorium, 17 Canal Walk, Rhode Island School of Design
(Located across the street from the Museum’s Chace Center entrance)
Talks and Round Table Discussions
April 25, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
List Art Center Auditorium, 64 College Street, Brown University
Amale Andraos, Dean of Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation; co-founder of WORKac
Stan Allen, Principal of SAA/Stan Allen Architect; former dean of Princeton’s School of Architecture
Arene Sunwoo, Curator of the Chicago Architecture Biennial; historian of modern and contemporary architecture
Kent Kleinman, Gale and Ira Drukier Dean of Cornell University’s College of Architecture, Art, and Planning
Nader Tehrani, Professor of architecture at MIT; principal of NADAAA
Matthias Sauerbruch, Co-founder of Sauerbruch Hutton; partner, Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA), 1984-1988
Scheduled speakers subject to change. Visit the Architecture, Urbanism, and the Humanities Symposium website for the most up-to-date information.
The symposium coincides with the opening of the exhibition "Drawing Ambiance: Alvin Boyarsky and the Architectural Association."