2016-2017 Lecture Series

Midday Talks
Friday, March 3, 2017 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm

Room 108, 569 Spadina Crescent, Koffler House

The recent work of The LADG has been preoccupied with the relationship between buildings and things. If buildings are conventionally understood as empty containers in which to gather our stuff, it is also possible to imagine the reverse scenario. Perhaps the spaces we occupy are not so much the interiors of buildings as the residual gaps left over in the mountain of material we accumulate.

Midday Talks
Friday, March 10, 2017 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm

Room 108, 569 Spadina Crescent, Koffler House

Theo Richardson is a designer and entrepreneur based in Brooklyn. He is best known as a founding partner and Director of Development at ​Rich Brilliant Willing - RBW. Rich Brilliant Willing designs and manufactures LED fixtures for hospitality, workplace, and residential projects.​ RBW is a growing global presence in lighting backed by a team of 25 humble, creative and dedicated individuals. 

Tuesday, March 14, 2017 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Innis Town Hall, 2 Sussex Avenue


This is a ticketed event, all attendees are required to present their printed or mobile ticket to gain admission to the event. Get tickets on the registration page.

Ticket holders must arrive by 6:20 PM to claim their seats.

B.E.S.T. Lecture
Thursday, March 16, 2017 -
6:30pm to 8:00pm

Faculty Club, 41 Willcocks Street


What does climate change really means for cities and buildings in Canada? Are city and building designers (e.g., architects, landscape architects, urban planners, engineers) aware that they can be pivotal actors in climate adaptation? As climate change impacts are of growing concerns for the built environment, knowing what can be done to strengthen the built environment’s resilience, and to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, is critical.