April at the University of Pennsylvania School of Design will feature lectures from Mohsen Mostafavi, Sarah Whiting and Robert Somol as well as a book launch of Chinese Architecture and the Beaux-Arts featuring Tony Atkin. These events are free and open to the public and PennDesign is a registered provider of continuing education programming for the American Institute of Architects.
04.12.11 Mohsen Mostafavi, Harvard GSD Institute for Contemporary Art Mohsen Mostafavi, Dean and Alexander and Victoria Wiley Professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Design, is an international figure in the fields of architecture and urbanism.
04.13.11 Book Launch: Chinese Architecture and the Beaux-Arts (featuring Tony Atkin) Meyerson Hall, Upper Gallery Tony Atkin, FAIA, is adjunct associate professor of architecture at PennDesign. He joins co-author Nancy Steinhardt, professor of East Asian art and curator of Chinese art at the University of Pennsylvania for a conversation about their latest publication.
04.18.11 Doppler Redux: Whiting/Somol Meyerson Hall – B3 Sarah Whiting and Robert Somol co-authored “Notes around the Doppler Effect and Other Moods of Modernism,” arguing against the idea of a “critical architecture” in favor of one that would be “projective.”