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REGISTRATION FOR THE FRIDAY SESSIONS IS NOW FULL. PLEASE NOTE THAT THERE WILL BE A RUSH LINE AT THE TIFF BELL LIGHTBOX FOR THOSE WHO WERE NOT ABLE TO OBTAIN A TICKET.
If you do have a ticket, please arrive early to secure your seat. Unclaimed seats will be released to the rush line on a first come, first served basis prior to the start of the event.
GEORGE BAIRD — A QUESTION OF INFLUENCE - Friday Session
Prof. Emeritus George Baird retired in 2010 from the University of Toronto, following a term as Dean of the John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design and crowning a remarkable career as an educator that began in London in 1965. In 1993 he was named the George Travelstead Professor at the Graduate School of Design at Harvard University where he taught until 2003.
George’s continuing contribution to the field has inspired us to organize a two-day symposium to celebrate his ideas and projects over the past five decades, including the questions they raise in three arenas: theory, the city, and design practice.
The keynote event “Questions of Influence” will feature a discussion between George Baird and Kenneth Frampton, moderated by K. Michael Hays, concentrating on George Baird’s career, contribution, and influence. The discussion will focus on what lies ahead, as well as reflect on the first fifty years of his career.
The conference is convened by Dean Richard Sommer, Professor of Architecture and Urbanism, at the John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design; Francesco Garofalo, professor and curator in Rome; and Bruce Kuwabara founding partner of KPMB Architects.
If you have any questions or require further information please do not hesitate to contact Kim Ryan at email@example.com
FRIDAY MARCH 9th
TIFF Bell Lightbox 350 King Street West
Session 1: 2:00-4:00 p.m. “Debates over Modern Architecture and Instrumentality”
Moderator - Rodolphe El-Khoury, Daniels Faculty
Amy Kulper, University of Michigan
Louis Martin, Université du Québec à Montréal
Joan Ockman, Columbia University
Pier Vittorio Aureli, Berlage Institute
KEYNOTE EVENT: 5:30-7:00 p.m.
“A Question of Influence” A dialogue between George Baird and Kenneth Frampton, introduced and moderated by K. Michael Hays
PLEASE NOTE: THIS SYMPOSIUM CONTINUES ON SATURDAY, MARCH 10 AT 230 COLLEGE STREET. TO REGISTER FOR THE SATURDAY SESSION, PLEASE VISIT: