Pratt Lectures on Architecture and Planning

Pratt Lectures on Architecture and Planning

If you’re an architect interested urban planning issues or a city planner interested contemporary architecture relationship to the city this is a lecture series for you! Created and organized by the Pratt Institute’s Program for Sustainable Planning and Development features planners and architects engaged in rethinking contemporary Preservation, sustainability, and urban design.

Invited lectures include; Jirge Rigau a Puerto Rican preservationist, Andrew Genn project director of New York’s comprehensive waterfront plan and a young Mississippi architect Whitney Grant who founded the Jackson Community Development Center.

They will all be addressing the fundamental questions facing today’s cites and attendees will be encouraged to ask questions of the lecturers. It takes place in room 213 of Pratt’s Manhattan campus at 144 West 14th Street and it starts with drinks at 5:30. The lectures are free and open to the public.

Andrew Glen
Waterfront Action Plan; Maritime and Industrial Uses and Areas
February 25, 2011
Mike Marrella
Vision 2020 Comprehensive Waterfront Plan
April 1, 2011
Alan Belensz
New York State Climate Action Plan
April 29, 2011
Jorge Rigau
The Problems of Preserving Paradise
March 4, 2011
Castern Paludan-Müller
Cultural Heritage: Roots, Relations, Rationales, Rights, Redemption
April 8, 2011
Jonathan Kirschenfeld
Typologies of Social Engagement
March 11, 2011
Paul Guzzardo
New Ways to Smear the Street with Our Extended Epistemology
March 3, 2011*
Whitney Grant
Suspended Mid-City
March 25, 2011
Aaron Levy
Redefining Artistic Advocacy
April 15, 2011