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[Branner Fellowship Recipients, 2010]Branner Fellowship Award, 2010

Lectures presented by the 2010 John K. Branner Prize recipients from the University of California, Berkeley's College of Environmental Design. The Branner Prize is awarded annually for research and travel to outstanding qualified students of architecture. Contents: Untested city : the unfinished project / Nicolette Mastrangelo -- RE:mote... controled : building in areas of isolation / Taylor Medlin -- Military atmospheres [aka. Military Pastoral] / Nicolas Sowers. This event took place at the University of California, Berkeley on February 10, 2010. 82 min.

[Bremner, Lindsay] Johannesburg: One City, Colliding Worlds

Introduction: Stanley Saitowitz. In this lecture, Lindsay Bremner, Chair of Architecture at the University of the Witwaterstrand, South Africa, comments on her recent book which examines the rapid social transformations taking place in Johannesburg, by exploring the new identities and bonds forming in the midst of spatial enclosures in the city. This event took place at the University of California, Berkeley on February 9, 2005. 40 min.

[Bruder, William P.]William P. Bruder

A lecture by Arizona architect William P. Bruder. Since the founding of his firm in 1974, he had designed more than 300 projects mostly residential, with the philosophy that describes architecture as "functional fine art based on site and user needs." His use of natural materials combined with concrete block and sheet metal and his careful siting of structures with relation to the sun exhibit organic architecture in the desert environment. This event took place at the University of California, Berkeley in 1999. 111 min.

[Bucci, Angelo]Recent Work by SPBR, Sao Paulo, Brazil.

A presentation by Angelo Bucci showing some of the most recent architectural creations of the Sao Paulo Brazil firm SPBR Architects established in 2003 as a partnership between architects Angelo Bucci and Alvaro Puntoni. This event took place at the University of California, Berkeley on April 27, 2005. 74 min.

[Burnham, Douglas and Steely, Craig] Local Practice.

A speech by Douglas Burnham of Envelope A+D, a collaborative design group in Oakland and Craig Steely of Steely Architecture based in San Francisco. Introduction: Roddy Creedon. This event took place at the University of California, Berkeley on November 10, 2004. 123 min.

[Byrd, Warren T.] Cienegaic and Serotinous: The Recent Work of NBWLA

This lecture is presented by Warren Byrd, principal of the Nelson-Byrd-Woltz Landscape Architects, based in Charlottesville, Virginia. Byrd's areas of expertise include sustainable landscape design, site planning, park planning, town planning, arboreta and botanic garden design, and specific knowledge of the landscape character and plant/ecological communities of the East Coast, especially in the mid-Atlantic region.This event took place at the University of California, Berkeley on April 7, 2010. 80 min.

[Careri, Francesco and Romito, Lorenzo]Osservatorio Nomade: Walking Process and the Beyond-city

A lecture presented by Francesco Careri and Lorenzo Romito, architects at the Stalker Lab in Rome that specializes in design issues and uses of public urban spaces. This event took place at the University of California, Berkeley on April 18, 2007. 87 min.

[Carpenter, James]Constructing the Ephemeral

This lecture is presented by James Carpenter, an artist and sculptor whose work focuses on developing new glass and material technologies. His interest in architecture has evolved into a unique design practice that ranges from technical glass and materials consulting to designing curtain walls, roofing systems, bridges, and sculptures. This event took place at the University of California, Berkeley on March 4, 2009. 93 min.

[Cassell, Stephen] Research in Practice

A lecture by Stephen Cassell, co-founder of the Architecture Research Office (ARO) in New York, who addresses how research informs their projects. Each architectural project begins with an assessment of its physical, social and economic dynamics and includes close collaboration with an involved client. Recent projects include a War Remembrance Memorial at Columbia University, the Prada Store in Soho, a U.S. Armed Forces Recruiting Station in Times Square and a flagship store for Shiseido in New York City. This event took place at the University of California, Berkeley on February 14, 2002.

[Castro, Pablo] Incomplete Works Momentos & Lacunae.

A lecture presented in the UCB Latin America Now series, which is devoted to the work of a new generation of Latin American architects. This program features a lecture by Argentine architect Pablo Castro, of the firm OBRA Architects. This event took place at the University of California, Berkeley on November 26, 2006. 61 min.

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