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January 30, 2007

CCNY SPRING 2007 ARCHITECTURE LECTURE SERIES HIGHLIGHTS LANDSCAPE TOPICS

NEW YORK, January 30, 2007 -- The City College of New York’s (CCNY) School of Architecture, Urban Design and Landscape Architecture’s Spring 2007 lecture series begins 6 p.m. Thursday, February 1. Entitled “Architecture and the Landscape,” the lectures present six eminent architects and landscape architects renowned internationally for their powerful bodies of work.

The series runs for six consecutive weeks through March 8.  Lectures are held in Room 95, Shepard Hall. CCNY is located at 138th Street and Convent Avenue in Manhattan.  Admission is free, and reservations are not required.  For more information, call 212-650-7118.

Speakers, dates and topics follow:

February 1: Mario Gooden, Partner, Huff + Gooden Architects, and Visiting Professor, CCNY, “Mach 2!”

February 8: M. Paul Friedberg, Principal-in-charge of design, M. Paul Friedberg & Partners and Professor Emeritus, CCNY, “Dynamic Partnerships = Dynamic Places.”

February 15: Peter Gisolfi, Principal-in-charge of design, Peter Gisolfi Associates, and Professor, CCNY, “Finding the Place of Architecture in the Landscape.”

February 22: Carol R. Johnson, Founder and Chairman of the Board, Carol R. Johnson Associates, “Change in the Landscape.”

March 1: Kenneth Frampton, Visiting Professor, CCNY, “Architecture and Commodification: Themes and Variations 1985-2005.”

March 8: Ann Whiston Spirn, director, West Philadelphia Landscape Project, “One with Nature.”

 

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