January 15, 2020 - Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation - 2020 semester public programs
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January 15, 2020
January 15, 2020

Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation

ISA, Twenty Second Session of the International Seabed Authority Assembly Kingston Jamaica. © Armin Linke, 2016.

2020 semester public programs

Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation
Avery Hall
1172 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, New York 10027
United States

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The Spring 2020 semester introduces an exciting line-up of conferences and discussions focusing on pressing environmental challenges and activism, global design networks, disciplinary convergence, and more. Following is a selection of highlights; please visit the event calendar for additional details. All activities are free and open to the public.

Praxis: Provisional
February 13, 6:30pm, Arthur Ross Architecture Gallery
Praxis Journal Founding Editors Amanda Reeser Lawrence, Ashley Schafer, and Irina Verona participate in a conversation with Dean Amale Andraos and Dean Emeritus Bernard Tschumi.

Global Circuit: Biennials and Triennials
February 21, 1pm, Room 114, Avery Hall
GSAPP faculty present their contributions to recent design events and discuss the global culture of design exhibitions. Organized by Andrés Jaque.

Prospecting Ocean
Exhibition Opening: March 26, 6pm
The Arthur Ross Architecture Gallery presents Prospecting Ocean by Armin Linke, a multimedia artistic research project that investigates how the convergence of scientific research, legal frameworks, and economic interests affect the oceans. The exhibition features archival material, film, and photography, and includes new work that draws upon Linke’s research at the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory and the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. Co-organized by Columbia GSAPP and TBA21–Academy.

Frontiers in the Oceanic Anthropocene
March 27, 1pm, Wood Auditorium, Avery Hall
This interdisciplinary symposium brings together scientists, policy experts, activists, and designers to discuss the legal, ecological, and cultural stakes in the ocean. Organized by GSAPP Exhibitions and co-presented by the Earth Institute and Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory.

Nervous Systems
April 3, 1pm, Room 114, Avery Hall
Neuroscientists and designers explore spatio-temporal thinking and convergences between the two fields. Organized by Lindy Roy and Leah Kelly.

Nothing is Automatic 
April 17, 9:30am, 209 Fayerweather, Avery Hall
This symposium extends research into architecture’s entanglements with technologies of automation. It asks how to view and trace the impact and historical interconnections of technologies, social ideals, and legal and computational protocols that have managed humans, their time, their labor, and their behavior. Organized by Columbia GSAPP's CCCP program in collaboration with Het Nieuwe Instituut and Storefront for Art and Architecture.

Climate Commitments
April 10, 10am, Wood Auditorium, Avery Hall
This conference features a keynote by Billy Fleming and focuses on collective responses to the climate breakdown in pedagogy, research, and practice.

Lecture Series
Wood Auditorium, Avery Hall at 6:30pm unless otherwise noted 

Bjarke Ingels, BIG
Response by Amale Andraos
January 27

Jesse Reiser, RUR Architecture
Response by Galia Solomonoff
February 3

Carme Pinós, Estudio Carme Pinós
Response by Mabel O. Wilson
February 10

Emre Arolat and Gonca Pasolar, EAA
Response by Ziad Jamaleddine
February 17

Sophie Hochhäusl, Penn
The Detlef Mertins Lecture on the Histories of Modernity 
Introduction by Felicity Scott
February 24

Marc Norman, University of Michigan 
Organized by the GSAPP Housing Lab
March 2

Tatiana Bilbao, Estudio Bilbao  
In conversation with Amale Andraos and Hilary Sample 
Co-presented by Columbia World Projects
March 23, The Forum at Columbia University

Anna Puigjaner, MAIO  
Response by Amale Andraos 
March 30

Andrea Fraser, UCLA  
Response by Felicity Scott and Mark Wasiuta
April 2

Amanda Levete, AL_A 
Response by Jorge Otero-Pailos 
Paul S. Byard Memorial Lecture
April 6

Toshiko Mori, Toshiko Mori Architect 
Response by Amale Andraos
April 13

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