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September 1, 2005

Fall 2005 Architecture Lecture Series at City College

NEW YORK, September 1, 2005 -- The City College of New York’s School of Architecture, Urban Design and Landscape Architecture’s Fall 2005 lecture series, entitled “Public Policy, Planning and Community Design,” features eight eminent architects whose work is actively involved in policy making, planning and community design in many cities around the country. The lectures take place every Thursday evening from September 8, through November 3, at 6:00 p.m., in Shepard 95, located in City College’s Shepard Hall, 138th & Convent Avenue, New York, NY. 

Admission is free, and reservations are not required.  For more information call 212-650-7118.

Internationally renowned for their powerful bodies of work, the speakers include:

September 8:
Alan Hantman, Architect of the Capitol, Washington, DC
“The Capitol Visitor Center – Designing the Nation’s Front Door”

September 15:
Billie Tsien, Yale University and Visiting Distinguished Professor, CCNY
“Holding On”

September 22: Sara Elizabeth Caples, Caples Jefferson Architects
“New Mix”      

September 29: Raymond Gastil, Director, Manhattan Office for the Department of City Planning, City of New York
“Planning for Manhattan: Strategic Directions”

October 6: Michael Webb, Visiting Distinguished Professor, CCNY
 “Concerning Motion”

October 20: Ronald Shiffman, School of Architecture, Pratt Institute 
“Beyond Design and Form: Towards an Urbanism of Meaning”

October 27: Theodore Liebman, The Liebman Melting Partnership
“Housing: A Piece of the Community Planning Puzzle”

November 3: Jaquelin T. Robinson, Cooper, Robertson & Partners
“Architecture and the Politics of Design”

For more information, contact the Office of Public Relations at (212) 650-5130