Lectures + Events Archives

Platform 20X20 Pecha Kucha [Design Activism]

The first Platform event investigates DESIGN ACTIVISM in a variety of forms + interpretations.



Platform is a quarterly pecha kucha series investigating international work on varying themes in order to create informal dialogue and transdisciplinary networking opportunities between CBE students, faculty and professionals.

Posted Wednesday 13 July 2011 at 2:30 pm |
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NEXT ECO-CITY // Emergent Urbanism Symposium

This symposium examines the multifaceted urban environment through three lenses: emergent ecologies, emergent cities, and emergent tactics.

Keynote: Kongjian Yu, Turenscape

Sponsored by NOW Urbanism: the UW 2010-2011 Sawyer Seminar, Anchor QEA, SvR, and GGN

http://larch.be.washington.edu/ecocity/

Posted Wednesday 13 July 2011 at 2:29 pm |
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Transcultural Cities Symposium

Placemaking and cross-cultural understanding in the contemporary built environment
Supported by:

  • Worldwide Universities Network
  • University of Washington, Office of Global Affairs
  • Pennsylvania State University
  • University of Sheffield
  • University of Sydney
  • University of Wisconsin, Madison

http://faculty.washington.edu/jhou/transcultural/

Posted Wednesday 13 July 2011 at 2:26 pm |

Networked Urbanisms

Connections & Communication across Space and Time

Tad Hirsch, People and Practices Research Group, Intel
Todd Presner, Germanic Languages, UCLA
David Stark, Sociology, Columbia University
Remarks by Hanson Hosein and Gina Neff, University of Washington

Sponsored by NOW Urbanism: the UW 2010-2011 Sawyer Seminar

Posted Wednesday 13 July 2011 at 12:38 pm |
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Ecology, Agency, Urbanism

Chris Reed, Stoss Landscape Urbanism

Followed by discussion with Randolph T. Hester and Howard Frumkin; moderated by Peter Steinbrueck

Sponsored by NOW Urbanism: the UW 2010-2011 Sawyer Seminar

Posted Wednesday 13 July 2011 at 12:37 pm |
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Design for Ecological Democracy

Randolph T. Hester, Professor Emeritus, Department of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning, University of California, Berkeley

Sponsored by NOW Urbanism: the UW 2010-2011 Sawyer Seminar

Posted Wednesday 13 July 2011 at 12:36 pm |
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Design Stimulants: Changing Where We Live Now

Raymond Gastil, Director of Gastilworks Planning + Design

Posted Wednesday 13 July 2011 at 12:34 pm |

Design for Urban Food

Interdisciplinary Panel

Thursday, April 15, 6:00 PM, Architectural Hall 147

Jeff Hou, Associate Professor and Chair of Landscape Architecture, University of Washington
Debra Guenther, Principal at Mithun
Jason King, Principal of TERRA.fluxus LLC.
Keith McPeeters, Principal at Gustafson, Guthrie, Nichol
Moderated by Thaisa Way (Landscape Architecture), with presentations by Brandon Born (Urban Design and Planning), Gundula Proksch (Architecture), and Ken Yocom (Landscape Architecture)

Ideas Charrette

Friday, April 16, 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM, Gould Court

Sponsored by Department of Landscape Architecture and College of Built Environments

Posted Wednesday 13 July 2011 at 12:30 pm |