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Lecture

[Cruz, Teddy]Border Postcards: Chronicles from the Edge.

A lecture presented by architect Teddy Cruz, principal of Estudio Teddy Cruz and faculty member at Woodbury University's School of Architecture in San Diego. Cruz's project "Border postcards," attempts to provide a bridge between architectural and urban design theory and practice. He has pursued this focus on housing and urban development of the San Diego-Tijuana borderlands for several years. This event took place at the University of California, Berkeley on February 11, 2004. 69 min.

[Cuff, Dana] Domestic Diagrams: The Architecture of Social Order(CED Architecture Lecture Aeries)

A lecture by Dana Cuff, Professor of Achitecture and Urban Design at the University of California, Los Angeles, and a principal of the consulting firm Community Design Associates. Lecture is accompanied by slides of recent and past projects. This event took place at the University of California, Berkeley on October 1, 2003. 66 min.

[Culvahouse, Tim]CED Visiting Professor Lectures, 2007

The Tennessee Valley authority: design and persuasion / Tim Culvahouse (Friedman visiting professor) -- Territorial tactics / Jeannette Kuo (Maybeck fellow) Lectures presented by Friedman visiting professor Tim Culvahouse and Maybeck visiting fellow, Jeannette Kuo. This event took place at the University of California, Berkeley on February 21, 2007. 74 min.

[Denari, Neil]Cultural Ergonomics: Shrinkwrapping Vague Things

This lecture is presented by Esherick Visiting Professor Neil Denari, principal of Neil M. Denari Architects in Los Angeles. This event took place at the University of California, Berkeley on September 26, 2007. 85 min.

[Dust, Fred] Environments Lead IDEO

A lecture by Fred Dust, founder of the international design company IDEO, whose projects focus on the design and development of new kinds of spaces that create meaningful experiences for all the people who will use and interact with them. Lecture is accompanied by slides of recent and past projects. This event took place at the University of California, Berkeley on November 12, 2003. 51 min.

[Dykers, Craig]Recently, Thoughts on Architecture and the Works of Snohetta

A lecture presented by Craig Dykers, founding partner of the architecture and landscape practice Snohetta of Oslo, Norway. For nearly twenty yeas he has been involved in the design of several major projects around the world including his role as a co-designer for the new national opera in Norway, the new library of Alexandria in Egypt and the Norwegian Embassy in Berlin. This event took place at the University of California, Berkeley on November 30, 2005. 80 min.

[Dyson, Freeman] Freeman Dyson on the Origins of Life: An Abstract Model for the Origin of Life. (Hitchcock lecture ; 2).

Professor Dyson draws equations to present his mathematical model for the origin of life. He talks about the random drift from disordered to ordered situation and explains the transition from a "neutral model" (disorder) to the Darwinian selection (order).

[Dyson, Freeman] Freeman Dyson on the Origins of Life: Experimental and Theoretical Background (Hitchcock lecture ; 1).

As philosopher and physicist, Professor Freeman J. Dyson guides experiments about origins of life and explains how and why physicists are involved in biology. He sees the Earth as a living organism in homeostatic stability and makes mathematical models to explain origins of life.

[Dyson, Freeman] Freeman Dyson on the Origins of Life: Questions Arising From My Model and Others (Hitchcock lecture ; 3).

Speculations that polypeptides may have been the original organisms on Earth and that cells developed before genes. People broke away from the tyranny of genes but they are governed by culture which overrides the genes.

[Dyson, Freeman] Freeman Dyson on the Origins of Life: Theology and the Origin of Life.

Discussion of two concepts of life: Life as result of random processes and life as part of God's plan. According to professor Dyson God is not omniscient or omnipotent. He grows with the universe and learns as the universe develops.

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