Upcoming Events
12 p.m.
Student talking to firm representatives at the Job and Internship FairDay two of the annual two-day job and internship fair resumes Wednesday, February 21 on the first floor atrium in the Architecture Building. The mix of firms and potential employers visiting each day will change, so plan to attend this second day to expand your personal career network. Location: Architecture Building 1st floor Atrium.
5 p.m.
Photo of Ronit BezalelDocumentary film screening and discussion with filmmaker Ronit Bezalel. For 70 years, there stood a Chicago Public Housing Community known as Cabrini Green.Home to thousands, misunderstood by millions, Cabrini Green once tow¬ered over Chicago's most valuable neighborhoods. A looming reminder of inequality and poverty, Cabrini's high-rises were demolished and an African-American community cleared to make room for another social experiment: mixed-income neighborhoods. Sponsors: Department of Urban Planning, Student Planning Association, Center for Business and Economic Research, and African American Studies.Refreshments at 5:00 p.m. / Film screening at 5:30 p.m. / Questions and discussion with the filmmaker at 6:30 p.m. / Location: AB 100.
4 p.m.
Caroline O’DonnellCaroline O’Donnell, presents Werewolf: Architecture of ChangeShe is the principal of the design practice CODA, and the winner of MoMA/PS1’s Young Architects’ Program in 2013 with the project Party Wall. O’Donnell is the editor of the Cornell Journal of Architecture and author of, Niche Tactics: Generative Relationships between Architecture and Site. CEUs are pending through AIA and LA CES. Location: AB 100.
4 p.m.
Image of Ehren BingamanThe Department of Urban Planning welcomes Distinguished Alumnus of the Year, Ehren Bingaman to campus to present, Better than how we found it.
4 p.m.
Image of Shari DavisShari Davis is responsible for the strategic development and management of Participatory Budgeting Project’s network-building work and for launching new, high impact participatory budgeting processes. CEUs are pending through AIA and LA CES. Location: AB 100.
6:30 p.m.
Billie TsienBillie and her partner Tod Williams began working together in 1977 and co-founded their architectural practice in 1986. Located in Midtown Manhattan, their studio focuses on work for institutions including schools, museums, and not-for-profits—organizations and people that value issues of aspiration and meaning, timelessness and beauty. Time and location will be announced through CAP's social media. CEUs are pending through AIA and LA CES.
12 p.m.
Jayne Zurface from ​Mayer Fabrics will provide an overview of their line of interior and outdoor fabrics. Mayer manufactures many innovative and eco-friendly materials suitable for a wide variety of applications.
4 p.m.
Haim YacobiHaim Yacobi is an architect who specializes in critical urban studies and urban health and is a Professor of Development Planning at University College in London, England. Yacobi’s research is interdisciplinary, backed by theoretical knowledge from diverse fields such as development, urban studies, and geography. CEUs are pending through AIA and LA CES. Location: AB 100.
4 p.m.
Calvin AbeCalvin Abe has more than 30 years of professional experience in urban design and landscape architecture. Over time the scale, variety, and complexity of these projects has brought expertise within Southern California and other parts of the world. CEUs are pending through AIA and LA CES. Location: AB 100.
4 p.m.
Justin PlattsG. W. Justin Platts, PLA, ASLA, LEED AP is a Landscape Architect, Principal, and the Urban Design Market Leader with RDG Planning & Design, a nationally-recognized, multi-disciplinary design firm. CEUs are pending through AIA and LA CES. Location: AB 100.
12 p.m.
Todd Shear from ​Thermafiber will provide an overview of their mineral wool insulation offerings. Thermafiber manufactures a number of LEED-certified and sustainable products that maximize energy conservation and sound control while also being fire-resistant. Snacks will be provided; you are welcome to bring a lunch.