Department of Architecture Fall 2012 Public Lecture Series – In_Form

Hong Kong Shanghai Speaker Title Venue
24 Sep (Mon) Hani Rashid Founder and Principal, Asymptote Architecture Vectors, Arcs and Tangents KB726, 7/F, Knowles Building, HKU
27 Sep (Thurs) Jeffrey Hou Associate Professor and Chair of Landscape Architecture, University of Washington, Seattle Messy Urbanism: Bottom-up Placemaking Room LE4, LG1, Library Extension Building
05 Oct (Fri) 8 Oct (Mon) Ali Rahim Director, Contemporary Architecture Practice, New York City, USA Elegant Formations *
26 Oct (Fri)   29 Oct (Mon) Daniel M. Abramson Associate Professor of Architectural History, Tufts University Obsolescence, Sustainability, and Beyond *
09 Nov (Fri) Donald L. Bates Chair of Architectural Design, University of Melbourne; Founder/Director, LAB Architecture Studio Architecture – The Undisciplined Discipline *
16 Nov (Fri) Liu Jiakun Chief Architect, Jiakun Architects About my work *
23 Nov (Fri) 19 Nov (Mon) Hernan Diaz Alonso Graduate Programs Chair, SCI-Arc; Principal, Xefirotarch, Los Angeles The Rituals of Form *
30 Nov (Fri) Takashi Murakami Artist, Tokyo Rayson Huang Theatre, HKU



* In Hong Kong – All lectures will start at 6:30 pm, take place at Room KB419, 4/F, Knowles Building, The University of Hong Kong, unless otherwise noted.
In Shanghai – All lectures will start at 7:30 pm, take place on 2/F, 298 North Suzhou Road, Hong Kou, Shanghai.

Additional Information:

CPD Credit Hours and AIA CES Learning Unit Hours are offered to members of the HKIA and the AIA.

All lectures are open to the general public.

These lectures are co-sponsored by “Ronald Lu & Partners (HK) Ltd.” & “Woo, Chow, Wong & Partners (HK) Ltd.” visiting lectureship in architecture.