SCI-Arc Fall 2011 Lectures & Exhibitions

(L to R): Thom Mayne/Morphosis, Jesse Reiser/RUR Architecture, Odile Decq/Odile Decq Benoît Cornette

The Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc) is pleased to announce its Fall 2011 schedule of public lectures, discussions and exhibitions. The school welcomes award-winning architects, urban historians, writers, designers, and artists for programs that span from innovative theory to contemporary art to technical practice. Events and exhibitions at SCI-Arc are always free to the public.

(L to R): Mark Foster Gage/Gage Clemenceau, Antonio Jiménez Torrecillas, John Southern/Urban Operations

The fall schedule features:

LECTURES:

September 11, 5pm in the Graduation Pavilion on the campus
Thom Mayne: 2011 Commencement Address
Founder and Design Director, Morphosis; Member, SCI-Arc Board of Trustees

September 21, 7pm in the W. M. Keck Lecture Hall
Philip Beesley: Diffusive Architecture
Professor, University of Waterloo School of Architecture, Toronto, Canada

September 28, 7pm in the W. M. Keck Lecture Hall
Jesse Reiser: Projections and Receptions
Principal, Reiser+ Unemoto, RUR Architecture, New York

October 5, 7pm in the W. M. Keck Lecture Hall
Zvi Hecker: Memory is the Soil of Architecture
Architect, Berlin, Tel Aviv

October 12, 7pm in the W. M. Keck Lecture Hall
Odile Decq: Beyond Horizon
Director, École Spéciale d’Architecture; Principal, Odile Decq Benoît Cornette, Architectes-Urbanistes, Paris, France

October 19, 7pm in the W. M. Keck Lecture Hall
Antonio Jiménez Torrecillas: Back to the Future
Architect, Professor, University of Granada, Spain

October 26, 7pm in the W. M. Keck Lecture Hall
Markus Miessen: The Nightmare of Participation
Principal, Studio Miessen, Berlin; Professor, Städelschule, Frankfurt, Germany

November 2, 7pm in the W. M. Keck Lecture Hall
Jose Oubrerie: Architecture in a Time of Uncertainty
Professor, The Ohio State University Knowlton School of Architecture, Columbus, Ohio

November 9, 7pm in the W. M. Keck Lecture Hall
Mark Foster Gage: Design Liquidity
Assistant Dean and Associate Professor, Yale University School of Architecture; Principal, Gage/Clemenceau Architects, New York

November 16, 7pm in the W. M. Keck Lecture Hall
Xu Weiguo: XWG Works
Professor, Tsinghua University School of Architecture; Principal, XWG archi-studio, Beijing, China

November 30, 7pm in the W. M. Keck Lecture Hall
John Southern: Seeding Production, Explorations and Conjecture in Contemporary Culture
Principal, Urban Operations, Los Angeles

EXHIBITIONS:

September 10 – 11, 2011 throughout the campus
Graduate Thesis Weekend
Thesis Reviews: Saturday, September 10, 9–6pm & Sunday, September 11, 10-5pm, Work remains on view until Friday, September 16.

September 19 – September 30, 2011 in the SCI-Arc Gallery
Selected Graduate Thesis Exhibition
Discussion and Opening Reception: Monday, September 19, 7-9pm
SCI-Arc Director Eric Owen Moss and 2011 Selected Thesis Winners discuss the projects on view in the exhibition.

October 14—December 4 in the SCI-Arc Gallery
Odile Decq Benoît Cornette, Architectes Urbanistes: Anisotropy
Discussion and Opening Reception: Friday, October 14, 7-9pm
Architect Odile Decq and SCI-Arc Director Eric Owen Moss discuss the exhibition.

October 28 – December 16, 2011 in the Library Gallery
Solar Decathlon 2011 Exhibition
Discussion and Opening Reception: Friday, October 28, 7-9pm

 

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