Spring 2012 Lecture Series Announced

Sun. 1 January

PennDesign is pleased to announce the Spring 2012 Lecture Series.

PennDesign Spring 2012 Lecture Series

PennDesign is pleased to announce the Spring 2012 Lecture Series.

All lectures are held at 6PM in Meyerson Hall and free and open to the public unless otherwise noted. Continuing education credits available. 

MEGAPROJECTS: CAN WE BALANCE INDIVIDUAL AND SOCIAL GOODS?*
Tuesday, January 17 
7PM, Meyerson Hall Lower Gallery

Tuesday, January 31
7PM, Annenberg Center, Room 511

Co-presented with the Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in conjunction with the Civilians' play In the Footprint: The Battle Over Atlantic Yards. Panelists will discuss the historical, political, social and aesthetic background of major urban development projects.

*Attendance at In the Footprint, running January 18-29, is strongly encouraged as contents are an important part of the panel discussion. Tickets will be sold at the January 17 event (Student ticket price is $10). See www.annenbergcenter.org/tickets/?id=179 or call 215.898.3900 for details.

SYMPOSIUM

Friday, January 27
ARCHITECTURE AND ENERGY: QUESTIONS ABOUT PERFORMANCE AND STYLE
2 PM, Meyerson Hall Galleries

Architecture and Energy is a collaboration between the University of Pennsylvania School of Design and Pennsylvania State University and sponsored by the Greater Philadelphia Innovation Cluster (GPIC) for Energy-Efficient Buildings, a U.S. DOE Energy Innovation Hub led by Pennsylvania State University.

www.architectureandenergy.com

Thursday, February 2
The Architecture of Discourse: Publication & Publicity in Architecture
AARON LEVY
Chief Curator, Slought Foundation
WILLIAM MENKING
Founder and Editor, The Architect's Newspaper
TOM WEAVER
Editor, The AA Files, Architectural Association
& INVITED GUESTS

Saturday, February 11

SYMPOSIUM

ARCHITECTURES OF THE TEXT: AN INQUIRY INTO THE HYPNEROTOMACHIA POLIPHILI

10AM - 6:30PM, Meyerson Conference Room, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library, 2nd floor

The Anne and Jerome Fisher Fine Arts Library, the Rare Book and Manuscript Library, and the School of Design will collaborate on a one-day symposium to celebrate the acquisition of the uncommon second edition of Francesco Colonna'sHypnerotomachia Poliphili (Venice 1545). The symposium will give faculty, students, scholars, and the public the opportunity to explore the beauty, meaning, and mysteries contained within the book's text and images and to share observations and findings with Penn colleagues and the scholarly community. 

For details and to register, visit http://www.library.upenn.edu/exhibits/hypnerotomachia.html

Monday, February 13

ADRIAAN GEUZE 
Landscape Architect, West 8, The Netherlands
"Re-Frame"
The Annual Ian L. McHarg Lecture

Thursday, February 16
Visual Studies Lecture:
ORKAN TELHAN
Assistant Professor of Fine Arts & Emerging Design Practices
University of Pennsylvania School of Design|
5pm, Annenberg Center, Room 111
Sponsor: Penn Visual Studies, School of Arts and Sciences

Thursday, February 23
PAULA SCHER
Designer, Pentagram
Spiegel Resident
5:30 pm, B1 Meyerson
Co-sponsor: Spiegel

Monday, February 27
ENRIQUE PEÑALOSA
Former Mayor of Bogotá

Wednesday, February 29 
VIA: DIRT Launch

Thursday, March 1 
NOT VITAL 
Visiting Artist
6:30 pm, ICA Auditorium
Co-Sponsor: ICA

Monday, March 12
TIMOTHY BEATLEY
Teresa Heinz Professor of Sustainable Communities, School of Architecture, University of Virginia

Thursday, March 15
NEIL PORTER
Principal, Gustafson Porter

Monday, March 19 
MARION WEISS/MICHAEL MANFREDI
Graham Chair Professor of Architecture, PennDesign
Principals, Weiss/Mandredi
KENNETH FRAMPTON
Ware Professor of Architecture, Columbia University
BARRY BERGDOLL
Philip Johnson Chief Curator of Architecture and Design, MOMA 
6:30pm, Meyerson Hall, B1
Sponsor: Kohn Pedersen Fox Lecture Fund

Wednesday, March 21
CHRISTINA CAMERON
Professor, Canada Research Chair on Built Heritage
Ecole d'Architecture, Universite de Montreal

Monday, March 26
Integrated Product Design Lecture:
BILL MOGGRIDGE
Director, Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum
Sponsor: Lisa Roberts and David Seltzer/ Integrated Product Design Lecture Series

Wed, Mar 28
MATTHEW DAY JACKSON
Visiting Artist
6:30pm,  Institute for Contemporary Art Thursday, Mar 29 

JOHN OCHSENDORF
Associate Professor, MIT

Tuesday, April 3
WITOLD RYBCZYNSKI & MOSHE SAFDIE
Meyerson Professor of Urbanism/Principle, Safdie Architects

Thursday, April 5 
MOYRA DAVEY
Visiting Artist
6:30pm, ICA Auditorium

Monday, April 9
IN THE TERRAIN OF WATER II
2-7pm, Meyerson Hall, Upper and Lower Galleries 
www.terrain.design.upenn.edu

Tuesday, April 10
PHILIPPE RAHM
Philippe Rahm Architects
6:30pm, Meyerson Galleries
Co-Sponsor: Ewing Cole Lecture Fund

Wednesday, April 11
DAVID N. FIXLER
Principal, Design + Preservation, EYP/AE Inc.

Thursday, April 12
URBANIZED: Film Screening & Conversation

RICKY BURDETT
Professor of Urban Studies 
Director, LSE Cities and Urban Age 
Global Distinguished Professor, New York University

JAMES CORNER
Professor and Chair of Landscape Architecture, PennDesign
Principal, James Corner Field Operations

GARY HUSTWIT
Director and Producer, "Urbanized"
Co-Sponsor: Penn Institute for Urban Research, Cinema Studies

Wednesday, April 18
YVONNE FARRELL & SHELLEY MCNAMARA
Directors, Grafton Architects
6:30pm, Meyerson Galleries
Co-sponosor: Turner Lecture Fund

Thursday, April 19
KRZYSZTOF WODICZKO
Visiting Artist
5pm, ICA

Friday-Saturday, April 27-28 
CONSERVING THE CITY
Friday evening/all day Saturday