Phyllis Lambert sponsors international seminars at the Universit de Montral School of Architecture

Beginning, Monday, January 21, 2008, Hernan Diaz-Alonso of Xefirotarch in Los Angeles will give the first lecture of the series sponsored by Madame Phyllis Lambert. The series is centered around the theme of the model between the digital and the analogical and is presented with the following title: “Modelling Tools: Constructing the Paradigm.”

All seminars begin at 5:00 pm in Amphitheatre 3110, and will be followed by a debate. The organizers invite graduate students to participate in the discussion. All faculty should encourage their students to actively contribute to these debates.

The Universit de Montral School of Architecture is located at 2940 Chemin de la Cte Ste-Catherine, and the closest metro stop is Universit de Montral. Admission is free to all seminars, and the program is as follows:

Monday, January 21, 2008
Hernan Diaz-Alonso of Xefirotarch, Los Angeles
“Pitch Black”

Tuesday, February 12, 2008
Gilles Saucier of Saucier + Perrotte Architects, Montreal
“Saucier+Perrotte: Research and Recent Work”

Tuesday, February 26, 2008
Evan Douglis of the Pratt Institute, New York
“Infra-Thin: In an Era of Manufactured Nature”

Wednesday, March 12, 2008
Mark Goulthorpe of dECOi/MIT, Boston
“Hox Aesthetics: Second-Order Digital Design Strategies”

Tuesday, March 18, 2008
Alicia Imperiale of Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey
“Seminal Space: Getting under the Digital Skin”

Tuesday, April 8, 2008
Gregg Pasquarelli of SHOP, New York
“Out of Practice”