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College of Environmental Design Lectures

3 Books/3 Faculty

In this lecture four UCB professors of architecture discuss the content of their recently published books. Contents: 194X : architecture, planning, and consumer culture on the American home front / Andrew Shanken -- Detail in process / Christine Killory and Rene Davids -- Earth architecture / Ronald Rael. 58 min. This event took place at the University of California, Berkeley on February 11, 2009.

Alternative Models of Practice: Lecture and Discussion

Presents a panel of San Francisco Bay Area architects discussing alternative methods of architectural design and practice. The panel includes Thom Faulders of Beige Design, Berkeley; Jane Martin of Shift Design Studio, San Francisco; Larissa Sand, of South Park Fabricators and Helen Hilton Raiser, Curator of Architecture and Design at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. This event took place at the University of California, Berkeley on October 23, 2002. 99 min.

Lessons from the David Brower Center: Teaching Green

A panel discussion upon the opening of the new Brower Center, Berkeley's "greenest" building, involving the building's design team and several UCB faculty in the Dept. of Architecture. Followed by questions from the audience. Panel: Daniel Solomon, Susan Ubbelohde, Harrison Fraker, Stanley Saitowitz, Sam Davis, Chris Benton, Maria Paz Gutierrez. Presented at The Brower Symposium: building green, who learned what from whom? held on April 23, 2009 at the University of California, Berkeley. 146 min.

[Abe, Hitoshi]The Elephant and the Architecture

A lecture presented by Hitoshi Abe, architect and professor at Tohoku University, considered one of the most promising young architects in Japan today. Winner of the Architects Institute of Japan Award and Business Week/Architectural Record Award in 2003, he is known for work that is spatially complex and structurally innovative. This event took place at the University of California, Berkeley on February 2, 2006. 76 min.

[Adams, Annmarie]Sex & the Single Building: the Weston Havens House

This lecture is presented by Canadian professor and architect AnnMarie Adams. She is the first Arcus Endowment Scholar-in-Residence at UC Berkeley, where she taught a graduate seminar. This talk focuses on The Weston Havens House in Berkeley, with its innovative architecture designed around stunning views of the Bay Area, which was built by architect Harwell Hamilton Harris in 1941. This event took place at the University of California, Berkeley on October 1, 2008. 95 min.

[Adjaye, David]Recycling, Reconfiguring, Rebuilding.

A speech by David Adjaye, one of the leading architects of his generation in the United Kingdom. He formed a partnership in 1994 and quickly built a reputation as an architect with an artistry vision, recognized for his ingenious use of materials and showcasing of light. He reformed his studio in June 2000 as Adjaye/Associates and he has gone on to win a number of prestigious commissions. Introduction: Stanley Saitowitz. This event took place at the University of California, Berkeley on November 3, 2004. 91 min.

[AlSayyad, Nezar] Cinematic Cities: Historicizing the Modern from Reel to Real

In this lecture Nezar AlSayyad, professor of Architecture, Planning and Urban History at UCB, addresses some of the themes in his book Cinematic cities, historicizing the modern from reel to real. This event took place at the University of California, Berkeley on November 28, 2007. 30 min.

[Anderson, Mark; Anderson, Peter]What About the People?

This lecture is presented by university professors Mark Anderson (UCB) and Peter Anderson (Calif. College of the Arts), principals of Anderson Anderson Architecture. This event took place at the University of California, Berkeley on April 2, 2008. 90 min.

[Ando, Tadao]Beyond Architecture: Contemplating Our Environment.

A presentation by noted Japanese architect and founder of Tadao Ando Architect & Associates. His work is primarily in reinforced concrete, defining spaces that allow for constantly changing patterns of light and wind in all his structures, from homes and apartment complexes to places of worship, public museums and commercial shopping centers. This event took place at the University of California, Berkeley on March 16, 2005. 111 min.

[Ando, Tadao]Thinking Through Freedom: Contemporary Art and Architecture

Introduction: Harrison Fraker, Marc Treib. A presentation of the Regent's Lecture at the University of California, Berkeley by noted Japanese architect Tadao Ando, founder of Tadao Ando Architect & Associates. This event took place at the University of California, Berkeley on February 16, 2005. 95 min.

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