This symposium, convened by Michelle Addington, will challenge the increasing normalization of homogeneous environments through an exploration of the behavior of light and its interaction with human perception. The design disciplines have approached light through the design of lighting, i.e., light as determined by tangible artifacts that over-privileges...
This symposium, convened by Mark Foster Gage, explores emerging positions that cast aesthetics as the primary discourse for social, ecological, and political engagement. In contrast to commonly held opinions that...
The symposium Transit Point: Mitteleuropa is convened to celebrate the opening of the exhibition Oskar Hansen, Open Form featuring the career of the prolific postwar Polish architect, artist and educator by placing him in the context of Mitteleuropa with its strong multi-cultural, intellectual artistic legacy. The symposium highlights that...
"Learning/Doing/Thinking: Educating Architects in the 21st Century"
This symposium, convened by Eeva-Liisa Pelkonen, brings together scholars, educators, architects, and administrators to evaluate inherited models, discuss current trends, and speculate about future challenges of architectural education. Acknowledging that architectural education exists at the crossroads of disciplinary, technological, and social changes, the...
"A Constructed World"