Sunday, April 01, 2007

Mazria, Lautman & Tigerman, Herreros, harbors, greystones, Chicago Modernism, furniture shower and color of light among 50 events on April calendar

April kicks the calendar of Chicago architectural events into high gear. Architect Edward Mazria discusses his Architecture 2030 initiatve to make all buildings carbon neutral. Dirk Lohan talks about his new tower at 353 N. Clark. Jong Suong Kimm and Juan Herreros lecture on their work. There's Annie Pedret discussing her new Archeworks Paper, and Victoria Lautman in conversation with Stanley Tigerman. Carl Smith discusses his book on the 1909 Burnham Plan, and Thomas Payne talks about new architecture in Toronto. The AIA and IES explore the Color of Light, while Bridgette Buckley takes on the effects of winter light on Alvar Aalto's projects in northern Finland. There's a conversation with Mesirow's Richard Stein, and SOM's Roger Frenchette talks about the zero-energy Pearl River Tower in China. And did I mention the Chicago Modernisn Show and Sale, or the furniture shower for the Center on Halsted?

But why try to cover it all in an introduction? These are just a few of the over 50 events on the April calendar. Browse the complete who, what, when and where, here.

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