Archive for June, 2010
Upcoming lectures for the urban-minded:
New Thinking for Everyday Urbanism
June 15, 7 pm
Venue: SFU Harbour Centre, 515 West Hastings Street, Vancouver
Admission is free; as seating is limited, reservations are required.
Reserve at www.sfu.ca/reserve
There seems to be little focus on the vast areas of ‘everyday urbanism’ where the majority live. This talk will examine new thinking and techniques which deliver aspirational outcomes with modest means. Special attention is given to suburban areas and small settlements.
Director of Urbanism plus, Kobus Mentz is one of the leading sustainability based urban designers in Australia and New Zealand. He has contributed to change in urban development practices in the region, setting the agenda through his delivery of demonstration projects, publications, professional training, regeneration strategies and his countries first spatially-based sub regional plans.
Light as it Shapes the Architectural Environment
June 23, 7 pm, SFU Harbour Centre
Attend this educational presentation to better understand how digital media has evolved and how it is transforming architectural space using light and moving images.
Details/Ticket Info: Cash or cheque at door ($15 for non-members or $10 for RAIC / IEC members or online at http://members.raic.org/courses.php