The Light Resource Lectures on Architecture + Design exposes the general public and the local design community to architects and design professionals from around the globe. Light Resource is proud to be in their 5th year of sponsorship.
The series has gathered a distinguished line-up of 7 international speakers for 2006-2007, including Bjarke Ingels (Copenhagen), Ted Cullinan (London), Xaveer De Geyter (Brussels), Eyal Weizman (London), Bridget Baines (Edinburgh), Katsuhiro Yamazaki (Montreal), and Margie Ruddick (Philadelphia).
All lectures are held at UBC Robson Square, C300 Theatre, at 6pm prompt. Admission is free; seating is first come, first served.
About Xaveer De Geyter:
"Xaveer De Geyter (born 1957) is a Belgian architect. De Geyter was born in Doornik, Belgium. He spent ten years at office for metropolitan architecture with Rem Koolhaas, where he worked on projects such as the Villa dall'ava in Paris, "urban design, melun sénart paris", the sea terminal in Zeebrugge, the zkm centre for art & media technology in Karlsruhe and two libraries for Jussieu University, Paris. De Geyter started his own firm in the early 1990s and built two private villas in Belgium."
Official Website: http://www.lecturesonarchitecture.net/
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