The Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc) is pleased to announce the fall 2007 Lecture Series featuring world-renowned architects focusing on architectural innovation. Beginning September 26 at 7pm and continuing on Wednesday nights through November 28, the SCI-Arc Lecture Series presents nine relevant lectures focusing on innovative practices in architecture and architectural theory
William J. Mitchell is the Alexander Dreyfoos Professor of Architecture and Media Arts and Sciences at MIT, Director of the MIT Design Laboratory, and Director of the MIT Media Laboratory’s Smart Cities research group. His research focuses upon new strategies for architectural design and production, digital media, and cities in the era of large-scale digital networks.
Among his publications are Imagining MIT: Designing a Campus for the 21st Century (2007), Placing Words: Symbols, Space, and the City (2005), City of Bits: Space, Place, and the Infobahn (1995), and The Reconfigured Eye: Visual Truth in the Post-Photographic Era (1992). He has been a regular columnist for the Royal Institute of British Architects Journal, and for Building Design magazine. He previously served as Dean of the School of Architecture and Planning at MIT and professor at UCLA and the Harvard Graduate School of Design. He is a Fellow of the Royal Australian Institute of Architects and a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
SCI-Arc Lectures begin at 7pm in the W. M. Keck Lecture Hall (Main Space) at SCI-Arc, 960 East 3rd Street, Los Angeles, CA 90013. Lectures are free and no reservations are required. Lectures can also be streamed live on SCI-Arc’s website at www.sciarc.edu/live.
Official Website: http://www.sciarc.edu/lectures.php
Added by Melissafya on September 4, 2007