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|  ECOGRAM  |  II  ARCHITECTURE FOR A CROWDED PLANET

OCTOBER 12th-16th, 2009

Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning & Preservation


Examines the question of “sustainability” in the built environment and in architectural education.


Conference Chairs: Mitchell Joachim, Ph.D. & Ioanna Theocharopoulou, Ph.D.

Dean: Mark Wigley

Director of Special Events: Benjamin Prosky


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Monday, 10/12/09, 6:30 pm
Invisible Cities. Innovation and Complexity in Informal Settlements

Roundtable hosted by Ioanna Theocharopoulou + Mitchell Joachim, Urban Think Tank, Alfredo Brillembourg + Hubert Klumpner / GSAPP Margaret Crawford, Professor of Architecture, College of Environmental Design, UC Berkeley Teddy Cruz, Professor in Public Culture, Visual Arts Department, UC San DiegoChristian Werthmann, Associate Professor, Program Director in Landscape Architecture, Harvard University.


Tuesday, 10/13/09, 6:30 pm
Informal Urban Economics in the Global South
Joseph Stiglitz, University Professor of Economics, Columbia University.


Wednesday, 10/14/09, 6:30 pm

Climate Change and Human Rights
Bianca Jagger, Human Rights advocate, Council of Europe Goodwill Ambassador, Chair of the World Future Council.

Followed by exhibit opening: ECO-REDUX at 8:30 pm Curated by Lydia Kalipoliti, Avery Hall, 2nd Floor.


Thursday, 10/15/09, 7-9pm

Safari 7 Reading Room

Exhibition opening, Co-curated by Glen Cummings, Janette Kim, and Kate Orff. at Studio-X, 180 Varick Street , Ste. 1610.


Friday, 10/16/09, 1-3pm

Avery Hall, Room 114, Columbia University

Roundtable Discussion & Debate: ECOGRAM II: What is Green Learning at GSAPP? With Glen Cummings, Janette Kim, Kate Orff, Mitchell Joachim and Ioanna Theorcharopoulou and others Hosted and Organized by GREEN BUILDERS @ Columbia


TBA
Greening the City of Chicago Richard M. Daley, Mayor of Chicago Hosted by Dean Mark Wigley

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ECOGRAM  |  THE QUESTION OF SUSTAINABILITY  |

Explores the Intersecting Issues of Ecology and Sustainable Design, Planning and Development.

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