The symposium begins on Thursday, February 9, at 6:30 pm, with a lecture by Massimo Scolari, the William B. and Charlotte Shepherd Davenport Visiting Professor at the School of Architecture. This will be followed by an opening reception for the exhibition Massimo Scolari: The Representation of Architecture, 1967–2012, which is on view in the School of Architecture Gallery from February 6 through May 4, 2012.
Friday, February 10, will be devoted to “The Voice of Drawing: History, Meaning and Resistance.” The first of the day’s two sessions, from 2:00 to 5:00 pm, will begin with a brief introduction, followed by four presentations and a concluding roundtable discussion. At the evening session, at 6:30 pm, Sir Peter Cook, professor of architecture at the Royal Academy of Arts, London; emeritus professor of architecture at University College, London; and principal at Crab Studio, will give the keynote address. This will be followed by a response from Stanislaus von Moos, Vincent Scully Visiting Professor of Architectural History, Yale School of Architecture.
Saturday, February 11, will comprise a session titled “Burning Bridges: Questioning Practice,” from 9:30 am to 12:45 pm, and one called “The Critical Act,” from 2:00 to 5:00 pm. Both sessions will include an introduction followed by presentations and a roundtable discussion, and the day will end with an address by Mario Carpo, Vincent Scully Visiting Professor of Architectural History, Yale School of Architecture.
The event it free and open to the public at the Yale School of Architecture, Hastings Hall, in Paul Rudolph Hall. To register and for more information, please visit here.