2016-2017 Lecture Series

Thursday, March 30, 2017 -
6:00pm to 7:30pm

Room 103, 230 College Street

Palimpsests and Interfaces will feature presentations by architects Renato Rizzi and Cino Zucchi followed by a discussion with Anne Bordeleau, from the School of Architecture at the University of Waterloo, and the Daniels Faculty's Vivian Lee.

Midday Talks
Friday, March 31, 2017 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm

Room 108, 569 Spadina Crescent, Koffler House

In this talk, Marc Kushner will focus on the trajectory of practice at Hollwich Kushner, a firm based in New York City where he partners with Matthias Hollwich to create buildings like the Pennovation Center, and Journal Squared. He will also touch on his role as CEO and Founder of Architizer, the world's largest online database of architecture, and ArchitizerSource, a marketplace for architects to connect with building product manufacturers.

Friday, April 7, 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.

Doors will open at 6 PM. Ticket holders must arrive by 6:20 PM (with their printed or mobile ticket) to claim their seats.

There will be a rush line for those without tickets. Any unclaimed seats will be released to the rush line at 6:20 PM.



“Where is the critical voice in architecture today?” will attempt to address the relationship between architectural production and broadcasting through publishing and other media practices. What is the role of the editor or critic in the context of a general fatigue associated with the mediatization of architecture, whether through the ease of its reproduction or exhaustive festivalization? Within this milieu, how can architecture reclaim its role in producing compelling imaginaries that become catalysts for debate?