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Case Study House #22 and the Photography of Whiteness. Dianne Harris: Thursdays at Four, Oct. 23, 2014

Framing Los Angeles, 1960: Case Study House #22 and the Photography of Whiteness October 23, 2014, at 4:00pm Crosby Seminar Room, Northrop Dianne Harris, Director, Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities. This presentation may be viewed upon UMN X500 login. The Q&A portion may be viewed here. One of the most famous architectural representations […]

The Tao of Urban Rejuvenation: Weiming Lu, Sept. 18, 2014

The Tao of Urban Rejuvenation: Building a Livable Creative Urban Village September 18, 2014, at 4:00pm Northrop — Crosby Seminar Room A talk by internationally recognized urban planner and designer Weiming Lu. Download: audio, small video, or original. Q&A Download: audio, small video, or original. Building livable, creative, equitable, and sustainable cities is a common […]

OPEN HOUSE at the Camera Obscura building, Northrop Plaza

December 10, 2013IASEvents0

OPEN HOUSE at the Camera Obscura building, Northrop Plaza Tuesday, December 10, from 12-1pm A walk-in camera obscura can now be found on Northrop Plaza. As visitors draw aside a black curtain and enter the small, windowless building, they are delighted to see an inverted image of the outside brought inside. A camera obscura (“dark […]

April 15, 2013: Cultural Landscapes, Design and Historic Preservation

Cultural Landscapes, Design and Historic Preservation Monday, April 15, 2013 6:00 – 8:00 pm 100 Rapson Hall A talk by Charles Birnbaum, The Cultural Landscape Foundation. This lecture will reveal both the opportunities and constraints in this area of converging disciplines. Special attention will be placed on the segmented divide between design and historic preservation […]

October 16-November 16, 2012: shadows traces undercurrents

October 16 to November 16 Time: 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM Location: Katherine E. Nash Gallery Regis Center for Art (East) shadows traces undercurrents is an exhibition co-curated by Christine Baeumler and Joyce Lyon, faculty members in the University of Minnesota Department of Art and members of the international artist/academic networks Mapping Spectral Traces and PLaCE. These […]

Gini Lee, October 2012

Gini Lee is a landscape architect and interior designer and is the Elisabeth Murdoch Chair of Landscape Architecture at the University of Melbourne where she teaches and researches landscape design studio and theory that engages with the curation and postproduction of complex landscapes.  She works across the range of ideas of design, curation, and exhibition to […]

Redesigning the Kitchen: A Mobile Hearth for Collectivist Action (The Kitchen Lab), Summer 2012

A collaboration between the Walker Art Center and the University of Minnesota. Course meets at the Walker Art Center June 18-29, M-F, 10 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. LA 5405, section 2, 2 credits For: Graduate students and upper level undergraduates from any major, with permission of instructors. Maximum16 students Instructors: Carl DiSalvo, Betsy DiSalvo, and Rebecca Krinke […]

Curriculum Associated with the University Symposium, Spring 2011

The following courses are associated with the University Symposium on Abundance and Scarcity: Sustainability Studies Internship Course SUST 4096, 2-4 credits 10:40-11:30, Wednesdays 370 VoTech Building, Institute on the Environment, St. Paul Campus Instructor: David Wanberg is a Landscape Architect, Architect and Alliance for Sustainability Board Member. Open to all majors. Intern for a government, […]

New Curricula for Sustainability Studies: Making Places That Maintain Abundance and Alleviate Scarcity

Spring 2011 Instructors:  Carissa Schively Slotterback (Urban and Regional Planning Program, Humphrey Institute), Nicholas Jordan (Agronomy & Plant Genetics, CFANS), and Lance Neckar (Landscape Architecture, College of Design) Schedule: Meets biweekly, Tuesdays 2:30-5 p.m. Location: 235 Nolte Center Composition: Faculty and graduate students Participation Information Course Description: The seminar will examine essential meanings of ‘abundance’ and ‘scarcity’ in […]

HumanNonHuman Collaborative, 2009-2011

This Collaborative has as its goal the sustained contemplation of the complex interconnections and imaginations of the human, animal and environment. The group will encourage interdisciplinary projects from scholars across a wide range of fields. Questions we will pursue include: How do particular kinds of nonhuman–human encounters in theory, philosophy, and daily life shape our […]

Telling River Stories: The I-35W Bridge, the Mississippi River, and Rebuilding Community Connections

Unless otherwise noted, all events will take place on Tuesdays at 5:00 pm in 100 Rapson Hall. Sponsored by IAS, Telling River Stories, The River Life Program of the Institute on the Environment in conjunction with the Urban Studies Program, the Water Resources Center and the Metropolitan Studies Consortium. October 2 “City Bridges–Imagined and Real” […]

“The Present Moment”: A talk with Rebecca Krinke, Diane Willow and Henry Emmons, M.D., 4/22/08

April 22, 2008IASEvents0

A talk with Rebecca Krinke, Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture, Diane Willow, Assistant Professor of Art, and Dr. Henry Emmons, M.D., a member of the faculty at the Center for Spirituality and Healing. The Present Moment Project is creating a contemplative environment for stress reduction on campus. Cosponsored by The Office of the Vice President of Research.

“Integrated Design: Sustainable Community”: A talk with Lance Neckar, November 20

November 20, 2007IASEvents0

Lance Neckar is a Professor of Landscape Architecture at the University of Minnesota. The series on the bridge collapse is also sponsored by The River Life Program of the Institute on the Environment in conjunction with the Urban Studies Program, the Water Resources Center and the Metropolitan Studies Consortium. Cosponsored by The College of Design.

The Present Moment: Creating a Contemplative Environment for Stress Reduction on Campus, 2007-2008

The Present Moment Project is creating a contemplative environment for stress reduction on campus. Its investigations include a series of ephemeral spatial transformations for a portion of the Nolte Study Lounge and the prototyping of a simple yet poetic biofeedback interface. Rebecca Krinke (Landscape Architecture, College of Design), Principal Investigator. Co-PIs: Diane Willow (Department of […]

Collaborative Instruction in the Arts and Social Sciences: Reanimating Public Space — Joint Class Symposium, 5/2/07

Joint class symposium for courses participating in Collaborative Instruction in the Arts & Social Sciences. Geography Graduate Students Take Part in Dania Hall Charette On Wednesday February 21, the Im/Material Geographies seminar, led by Karen Till will work with grad students from fine art, landscape architecture and theater to explore the Dania Hall site in […]