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    Fall 2007 Lecture Series at the University of Minnesota

    By Aaron Westre
    Sep 1, '07 5:49 PM EST

    Lectures at the College of Design

    Manuel DeLanda, adjunct associate professor,
    Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, Columbia University (New York) and professor for contemporary philosophy and science, European Graduate School (Switzerland)
    Cities as Historical Actors: Ecological, Linguistic, and Economic Aspects of Urban Life
    Cass Gilbert Lecture
    Monday, September 17, 5:45 p.m., 100 Rapson Hall

    Rob Jongman, landscape ecologist and senior researcher, Alterra, Wageningen University and Research Centre (Netherlands)
    From Concepts to the Real Landscapes of the Future: The Role of Landscape Ecology
    H.W.S. Cleveland Lecture
    Monday, October 8, 5:45 p.m., 100 Rapson Hall

    James Timberlake, founding partner, Kieran Timberlake Associates (Philadelphia) and adjunct faculty member, University of Pennsylvania School of Design
    Sustaining Architecture
    Monday, October 15, 5:45 p.m., 100 Rapson Hall

    Eric Jolly, president, Science Museum of Minnesota
    The Diversity of Design
    Monday, October 22, 5:45 p.m., 100 Rapson Hall

    Chris Reed, founding partner, Stoss: Landscape Urbanism (Boston) and lecturer in landscape architecture, University of Pennsylvania School of Design
    Performance Practices
    Monday, October 29, 5:45 p.m., 100 Rapson Hall

    Bill Pedersen (BArch ’61), founding partner, Kohn, Pedersen, Fox (New York)
    Architecture of Linkage Rendezvous with the U
    Monday, November 5, 5:45 p.m., Bell Museum Auditorium
    Reception follows in Rapson Hall
    Co-sponsored with AIA Minneapolis

    Robert Off, professor and director, Institute for Membrane and Shell Technologies, University of Anhalt (Germany)
    New Structural Membrane Developments
    Monday, November 12, 5:45 p.m., 100 Rapson Hall

    Roger Martin, dean, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto
    The Design of Business
    2007 Shocker Product Development Lecture
    Monday, November 26, 3:15–5:00 p.m., 3M Auditorium,
    Carlson School of Management
    Reception, 5:00-7:15 p.m., Carlson School atrium.
    RSVP for lecture and reception to Holmes Center for Entrepreneurship or 612-624-0226
    Presented by the Carlson School of Management, College of Design, and the University of Minnesota New Product Design and Business Development Program.


    Products of our Time
    Goldstein Museum of Design, McNeal Hall, through September 30
    Curated by Daniel Jasper, assistant professor of graphic design, College of Design

    Gallery Grooves
    The Rake magazine’s monthly art, jazz, and wine event
    Thursday, September 20, 7–9 p.m., McNeal Hall atrium

    School Buildings -- The State of Affairs: A New Architecture for a New Education
    Organized and designed by AIA New York Chapter Committee on Architecture for Education, Umberto Dindo, AIA, chairman, and ETH Zurich/Center for Cultural Studies in Architecture (CSSA), Martin Schneider, scientific associate, dipl. Arch. ETH Zurich
    Exhibition underwriters: Credit Suisse, Stadt Zџrich, ETH Darch, Eidgenossische Technische Hochschule, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
    HGA Gallery, Rapson Hall, through October 7, 2007

    School Buildings Symposium and Reception
    with Mark Ziegler, portfolio manager for schools at IMMO, city of Zurich; Edith Ackerman, professor of developmental psychology, University of Aix-Marseille 1, France, and currently visiting scientist, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, School of Architecture; and Elizabeth Hebert, author, school design consultant, and former principal, Crow Island School, Winnetka, Illinois
    Friday, September 28, Rapson Hall
    Presentations 5–6 p.m.
    Panel discussion 6–7 p.m.
    Gallery reception 7–8 p.m.

    Here By Design III: Process And Prototype
    Goldstein Museum of Design, McNeal Hall, and HGA Gallery, Rapson Hall
    Curated by James Boyd-Brent, associate professor of graphic design, College of Design; and Lin Nelson-Mayson, director, Goldstein Museum of Design
    October 20, 2007–January 20, 2008

    Rendezvous with the U is cosponsored by American Institute of Architects, Minneapolis

    Rapson Hall is located at 89 Church St. S.E., Minneapolis 55455. Parking in Church St. Garage, 80 Church St. S.E.

    McNeal Hall is located at 1985 Buford Ave., St. Paul 55108. Parking in Gortner Ave. Ramp, 1395 Gortner Ave.

    Bell Museum is located at 10 Church St. S.E., Minneapolis. Parking in Church St. Garage, 80 Church St. S.E. or Fourth Street Ramp, 1625 Fourth St. S.E.

    Carlson School of Management is located at 321 19th Ave. S. Minneapolis 55455 (West Bank). Parking in 19th Ave. Ramp, 300 19th Ave. S. or 21st Ave. Ramp, 400 21st Ave.

    All lectures and exhibitions are free and open to the public.


    For disability accommodations, please call 612-626-9068.

    The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer.

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