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University of Toronto Announces Lecture Series
Left: The Daniels Public Lectures kick off September 27 with "Out of Practice," by Gregg Pasquarelli of SHoP Architects. Right: The Daniels Student Exhibition, Here Be Monsters, runs through November 26.
The John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Design at the University of Toronto has announced its 2011-2012 Public Lecture Series, featuring international experts and visionaries in the fields of architecture, design and sustainable urbanization. Representing the most forward-thinking design firms and research institutions from around the world, each speaker in this year’s series is redefining practice surrounding construction, technology, culture and the city.
These lectures are part of a broader stream of talks, exhibitions and symposia that Daniels has planned for the academic year, and are part of a program being advanced by Dean and Professor of Architecture & Urbanism Richard Sommer
to further discourse on how to better design and inhabit the built environment.
All lectures begin at 6:30 pm. They are free and open to the public at 230 College Street, Room 103, University of Toronto. September 27 Gregg Pasquarelli
SHoP Architects, NYC
Out of Practice October 11 Elizabeth Meyer
Landscape Architect, Theorist
University of Virginia School of Architecture November 8 Catherine Mosbach
Landscape Architect, Paris November 15 Finn Geipel
LIN, Paris November 22 Didier Faustino
Bureau des Mésarchitectures, Paris January 31 Fernando Romero
FREE, Mexico City February 7 Jeanne Gang
Studio Gang, Chicago March 6 David Gissen
California College of the Arts, San Francisco March 20 William Morrish
Parsons The New School For Design, NYC March 27 Hrvoje Njiric
Njiric+ arhitekti, Zagreb April 2 Liz Diller
Diller Scofidio + Renfro, NYC
For more information on the lecture series, including more detailed information on individual lectures, visit www.daniels.utoronto.ca/lectures
.Here Be Monsters Student ExhibitionSeptember 14 to November 26
And don't miss Here Be Monsters, an exhibition showcasing the work of Daniels graduate students from the 2010-11 school year. Here Be Monsters examines uncharted territories of architecture, landscape and urban design, opening them up to the explorations and imaginations of the schools' emerging designers.
The work is on view in the Eric Arthur Gallery, 230 College Street, through November 26. The gallery is open Monday to Friday, 9 am to 5 pm, and Saturday, 12 to 5 pm. Admission is free.
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