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Things start fast and furious this week, with Adrian Smith talking Wednesday. the 2nd, about Supertall Towers and Green Cities at the Logan Center for the Arts. Also on Wednesday, Anthony Denzer is at CAF talking about his new book, The Solar House: Pioneering Sustainable Design and 6:00 p.m. at IIT, Christophe Cornubert of PUSH is in from L.A. to deliver a lecture at the McCormick Tribune Campus Center.
Architects? At IIT, at Crown Hall we've got Dominque Perrault on Tuesday, the 8th, and Iñaki Alday, founder, Arquitectura y Paisaje, on Wednesday the 13th, Alphonse Sarthout and Hugo Haas of Ciguë Agency at the Alliance Française.
Monday the 14th, and 2013 Pritzker Prize Laureate Toyo Ito at the Art Institute on
Eye fame is at Unity Temple in Oak Park. On Thursday the 4th, the Graham is screening Drop City, a documentary about artists who created their dwellings from “the scrapheap of a wasteful society.” This Saturday the 5th, Hedrich-Blessing's Dave Burk will be leading an Architecture Digital Photography Workshop at the Chicago Architecture Foundation.
Meg Kindelin of Johnson Lasky discusses Highland's Park International Style Battledeck House at the Cultural Center for Landmarks Illinois on Thursday the 17th, the same day that Dianne Harris will be at the Graham in the evening discussing her new book, Little Houses: Race, Space, and the Ordinary Postwar Home, at the same time that Patti Philippon will talk about The House (Mark) Twain and (Louis Comfort) Tiffany Built at the Driehaus Museum. Also at the Driehaus on Thursday, the 29th, architect Richard Economakis will discuss The Civic Hall and New Town of Cayalá, Guatemala.
On October 24th and 25th, there's not one, but two, two-day Facades+Performance at IIT, and Building for Sustainability at the Center for Green Technology. On the 25th, Openlands has its 50th Anniversary Luncheon at the Hilton Chicago. On Monday the 28th at the House of Blues, there'll be a special Pecha Kucha Chicago/Chicago Tribune Photojournalism, featuring the work and stories of a dozen photojournalists.
As you might imagine, these are just some of the highlights. You can check them all out on the October 2013 Calendar of Chicago Architectural Events.