Fall 2012 Lecture Series Announced

Fri. 31 August

PennDesign is pleased to announce the Fall 2012 Lecture Series 

PennDesign is pleased to announce the School's Fall 2012 Lecture Series, featuring a lineup of award-winning architects, urban planners, theorists, designers, and artists.

All lectures held at 6PM at the University of Pennsylvania School of Design, Meyerson Hall, 210 South 34th Street, Philadelphia, PA except where noted. Continuing education credits are available.

Monday, September 10 

JOHN DIXON HUNT: A WORLD OF GARDENS 
Professor of the History and Theory of Landscape, Emeritus, University of Pennsylvania School of Design
with David Leatherbarrow in conversation with Raffaella Fabiani Giannetto,Valerio Morabito, Ellen Neises, and Paula Deitz

6PM, Lower Gallery

Thursday, September 13 

GABRIEL METCALF 
Executive Director, San Francisco Planning + Urban Research

6PM, B3

Wednesday, September 19

PETER TRUMMER
Professor and Head of the Institute for Urban Design & Spatial Planning, University of Innsbruck

6PM, Lower Gallery

Monday, September 24
DRYLANDS DESIGN: CONSTRUCTING INDIGENEITY 

Hadley and Peter Arnold, Founders and Co-directors of the Arid Lands Institute in conversation 

with Ellen Neises, Lecturer in Landscape Architecture, University of Pennsylvania School of Design

6PM, Lower Gallery

Thursday, September 27 & Friday, September 28 

MAKING SPACE SYMPOSIUM
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Featuring John McMorrough, David Fano, Jared Della Valle, Inga Saffron, Jamer Hunt, David Belt, Mitchell Joachim, Aaron Levy, Bill Adair, John Peterson, Daniel D'Oca, Sierra Bainbridge, Christine Gaspar, Toni Griffin, Maurice Cox, Ray Gastil, Ryan Gravel, Lloyd Alter, Tim Love, Matthew Passmore, Jonathan Jackson, Rory Hyde, Cliff Pearson, Diana Lind, Anne Guiney & invited guests. 

3PM, Lower Gallery

Thursday, September 27

JON KESSLER
Visiting Artist & Professor of Visual Arts, Columbia University, School of the Arts

6:30PM, Institute for Contemporary Art

Wednesday, October 3 

OPEN AIR: RAFAEL LOZANO-HEMMER & RICHARD SOMMER in conversation 
Artist / Dean, John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design, University of Toronto

6PM, B1

Co-Sponsors: DesignPhiladelphia, Association for Public Art

Thursday, October 4

HELEN MIRRA
Visiting Artist

6:30PM, Institute for Contemporary Art

Monday, October 8 

PETER CALTHORPE

Principal, Calthorpe Associates
6pm, Lower Gallery

Wednesday, October 10 

RAHUL MEHROTRA 
Professor and Chair of Urban Planning and Design, Harvard GSD

6PM, Lower Gallery

Co-sponsor: Center for the Advanced Study of India (CASI)

Monday, October 15 

NIALL HOBHOUSE 
Chair, Cities Programme and Governor of the London School of Economics 

6PM, B3

Thursday, October 18 

FIA BACKSTRÖM
Visiting Artist

6:30PM, Institute for Contemporary Art

Monday, October 22 

ANTOINETTE LEE
Independent Scholar

6PM, B3

Wednesday October 24 

ANTHONY FLINT
Fellow & Director of Public Affairs, Lincoln Institute of Land Policy

6PM, B3

Thursday, November 1

KAI-UWE BERGMANN OF BJARKE INGELS GROUP
6PM, Meyerson Lower Gallery
*Registration Required*
Co-sponsored by Brandywine Realty Trust and the Delaware Valley Green Building Council

WENDY WHITE

6:30PM, Institute for Contemporary Art

Monday, November 5 

MIXPLACE: TEDDY CRUZ, AMY HILLIER, & ANU MATHUR in conversation

Professor in Public Culture and Urbanism at the Visual Arts Department & co-director of The Center for Urban Ecologies at UCSD
Assistant Professor of City Planning, University of Pennsylvania School of Design
Professor of Landscape Architecture, University of Pennsylvania School of Design

Co-Sponsors: People’s Emergency Center, Slought, Center for Urban Ecologies at the University of California, San Diego

Wednesday, November 7

ENRIC BATLLE

Batlle I Roig Architects, Spain

6PM, B3


Thursday, November 8

STEFFANI JEMISON
Visiting Artist

6:30PM, Institute for Contemporary Art

Thursday, November 15 

PROOF: The Theme Year Lecture
MARIANA IBAÑEZ, SIMON KIM, & SKYLAR TIBBITS in conversation
moderated by Sanford Kwinter

Associate Professor of Architecture, Harvard GSD
Assistant Professor of Architecture, University of Pennsylvania School of Design
TED Senior Fellow and Lecturer, MIT Department of Architecture
Professor of Architectural Theory and Criticism at Harvard GSD 

6PM, Lower Gallery

Monday, November 19 

GINA HANEY
Community Consortium and Affiliated Faculty, UVA, and Lead Instructor, Ghana Studio

6 PM, B3

Monday, December 3 - RESCHEDULED

THEASTER GATES 
Director of Arts and Public Life, University of Chicago
6PM, Lower Gallery

Co-Sponsors: Annenberg Center for Performing Arts, Penn IUR

Continuing education credits are available for select lectures. Please contact us with inquiries.