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Scott Erdy: Living Off The Land

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 | 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM EDT

The Department of Architecture at the University of Pennsylvania welcomes Scott Erdy for a lecture on his latest work and forthcoming publication. His firm, Erdy McHenry, economical, digitally driven method of construction which embraces the purity of material tectonics.

Foros 2021 | Jorge Gorostiza: “A portrayal: Architects on the big screen”

Thursday, April 15, 2021 | 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM CEST

Architect and film buff Jorge Gorostiza will take part in the Foros series of lectures with his talk “A portrayal: Architects on the big screen”. The lecture will be accompanied by two film screenings to be held at the Filmoteca de Catalunya*: The Belly of an Architect on 13 April at 7.15 p.m., and My architect on 14 April at 7 p.m. Both screenings will be presented by Jorge Gorostiza, who will delve into the relationship between cinema and architecture and, in particular, the way in which the architect’s profession has been portrayed on the big screen.  

US Architects Declare Earth Day 2021

Thursday, April 22, 2021 | 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM EDT

Join us on Earth Day to celebrate 1 year since the launch of US Architects Declare! We will be reflecting on the past year together, hearing from working group members, and launching a signatory campaign. Featuring a talk and Q+A with Michael Pawlyn.

Learning to See: Revisiting Denise Scott Brown’s Work and Ideas

Thursday, April 22, 2021 | 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM EDT

Join AIA 2021 President Peter Exley, FAIA, and curator Carolina Vaccaro as they discuss the photography of legendary architect Denise Scott Brown, which captures the beauty and banality of cities. Hosted by Tyler School of Art and Architecture and the Society of Architectural Historians, Phila.

SCI-Arc Undergraduate Thesis Weekend 2021

Friday, April 23, 2021 | 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM EDT

This year’s SCI-Arc Undergraduate Thesis Weekend will be held on April 23–24, 2021. This year will culminate in an immersive, Undergraduate Thesis Weekend, featuring live-broadcast reviews, so friends and family from all over the world will have the opportunity to tune in and experience the boundary-pushing work of SCI-Arc’s 2021 Undergraduate Thesis class. SCI-Arc has also launched a dedicated Undergraduate Thesis 2021 website to preview the review schedule, participating juror list, live stream session links, student work, and more.

Common Ground: Making the Renovation Wave a Cultural Project

Thursday, April 29, 2021 | 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM CEST

The New European Bauhaus Collective (NEBC) invites you to participate in its online conference 'Common Ground: Making the Renovation Wave a Cultural Project’. NEBC intends to bring about a green transformation of the built environment and the construction sector and at the same time trigger a broad discussion about future ways of living together, at the crossroads between art, culture, social inclusion, science, and innovation.

SCI-Arc's Main Event 2021: Acts of Optimism

Saturday, May 1, 2021 6:00 PM – Monday, May 31, 2021 9:00 PM PDT

SCI-Arc is delighted to announce the return of its annual gala, Main Event 2021: Acts of Optimism on May 1, 2021. As a fundraising event for student scholarships, SCI-Arc will present an evening of unique programs with artists and creative innovators across disciplines centering on the role of optimism in our collective future. The live, virtual gala will feature a stunning lineup of guests and promises an evening that is at once spectacular, inspiring, and thrilling. Net proceeds from Main Event 2021 will benefit the SCI-Arc Scholarship Endowment.

Richard Neutra Award for Professional Excellence - Toyo Ito

Friday, May 7, 2021 | 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM PDT

Join Cal Poly Pomona's Department of Architecture for the Richard Neutra Award for Professional Excellence honoring Japanese architect Toyo Ito via Zoom. To join the webinar click the link below for more details.

UCLA Architecture and Urban Design: Lecture with Eric Höweler and J. Meejin Yoon

Monday, May 24, 2021 | 12:00 PM – 12:00 AM PDT

UCLA Architecture and Urban Design look forward to welcoming Eric Höweler and J. Meejin Yoon, founders of Höweler + Yoon to speak as part of our 2020-21 lecture series. All lectures will take place at 12 PM PDT. Registration is required to join each lecture.

Built Environment Summit

Wednesday, October 27, 2021 1:55 PM – Friday, October 29, 2021 1:55 PM BST

Save the Date: Pre-Cop26 Built Environment Summit - The built environment’s contribution to achieving zero global carbon emissions by 2040 is critical. The Built Environment Summit will be held live and webcast worldwide. Save the dates – October 27th-29th – and become part of the impact that we must and will have.