Columbia University Presents Fourth Conference on Architecture, Engineering and Materials Print
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When: Wednesday, March 30 to Friday, April 1

What:This conference on plastics is the fourth in a series of conferences on architecture, engineering and materials. The conference explores the boundaries between architecture, engineering and materials science by mobilizing symposia, studios, exhibitions, books and films in an intensely focused investigation.   (http://www.arch.columbia.edu/permanentchange)

 

Schedule:

             
March 30, 2011:  Conference Keynote Lecture, 6:30pm
Wood Auditorium, Avery Hall

Welcoming Remarks and Introduction to Conference
Mark Wigley, Dean, GSAPP, Columbia University

Conference Keynote Lecture         
Greg Lynn, Architect, Greg Lynn FORM, Venice, CA
Professor, UCLA and Institute of Architecture, University of Applied Arts, Vienna

Greg Lynn
Architect, Greg Lynn FORM, Venice, CA, Professor, UCLA and
Institute of Architecture, University of Applied Arts, Vienna

March 31, 2011:Presentations/Panel Discussion, 9:30am– 5:45pm
Wood Auditorium, Avery Hall

Honorary Keynote Lecture, 6:30pm
Altschul Auditorium, SIPA

Michael Graves
Michael Graves Design Group
Michael Graves & Associates
Princeton, NJ

April 1, 2011:Presentations/Panel Discussion, 9:30am – 6:00pm
Concluding Discussion
Wood Auditorium, Avery Hall

Reception, 6:00 – 7:00pm


The Columbia Conference on Architecture, Engineering and Materials
The Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation
Michael Bell, Professor of Architecture, Founding Conference Chair


Convened by: The Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation
Columbia University in the City of New York
Mark Wigley, Dean

The conference will be accompanied by installations:


Plastic Chains
Curated by Rosana Rubio Hernández
Assisted by adjunct curators Mara Sánchez Llorens and Carlos Fernández Piñar

AirFlow-er (Fabricated by Stretch Marquees and Fabric Structures)
Poly-Columnar (made with materials donated by AZEK)
Designed by Yoshiko Sato. Assisted by Shuning Zhao and John Hooper

On display in Avery Hall, 100 and 200 Levels, March 30–April 1, 2011