Lecture
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?
Event
Thursday, October 5, 2017 -
6:30pm to 8:00pm

Location TBD

 
During the twentieth century, a distinctly Canadian design attitude coalesced: a liberal, hybrid, pragmatic mindset intent less on the dogma of architectural language than on the formation of inclusive spaces and places. This lecture surveys the unfolding of architectural modernity in a country once defined by Voltaire as “a few acres of snow.”

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