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Monday, 21 July 2008

 

16:00 18:00

Delegate registration

20:00
22:00

OXFORD UNION DEBATE Architecture would be better off without Schools of Architecture
For:

Peter Buchanan, Architect, UK
Robert Adam, Architect, UK

Against:   Prof Sir Peter Cook, Royal Academy of Arts, UK,
Prof Jeremy Till, University of Sheffield, UK

Tuesday, 22 July 2008

 

 

OPENING PLENARY SESSION 1
Chair: Paul Finch, CABE, UK

09:00

Welcome and introduction
Bruce Haglund, Founding Member, SBSE
Marco Sala, President, TIA

09:05

Commitment for change
Sunand Prasad: President, RIBA and Senior Partner, Penoyre & Prasad LLP, UK

09:20

Do no harm: preparing the architecture profession for the 21st century
Dennis A Andrejko: The American Institute of Architects, USA

09:35

Where is architecture going in the 21st century
Chris Johnson: Gensler, UK

09:50

One world architecture
Nina Maritz, Architect, Namibia

10:05

Assumptions underpinning the education of an architect
Christopher Alexander: Emeritus Professor of Architecture, University of California Berkeley, USA

10:40

Refreshment Break

11.05

Parallel Sessions
Forum 1: Buildings and the Environment – Changing Courses
Forum 2: Sustaining Studio Education in a Climate of Change
Forum 3: Human Habitat and Social Responsibility
Forum 4: Refurbishment and Evidence Based Education – Conservation and Regeneration as Evidenced-Based Design
Forum 5: Research into Teaching Courses
Forum 6: Urban Design and Sustainable Cities – New Urban Design Reviewed

12:30

Lunch

13:00

Poster Session 1 and Exhibition Viewing

14:00

Parallel Sessions Continued

15:15

Refreshment Break

15.45

Parallel Sessions Continued

17:15-19:00

Reception  and Presentation of Ecohouse Student Design Competition Awards
sponsored by Berman Guedes Stretton and Hoare Lee

Wednesday, 23 July 2008

 

09:00

Parallel Sessions
Forum 7: Schools and Professional Views
Forum 8: Materials and Renewable Energy
Forum 9: Virtual Building and Generative Design
Forum 10: Design Research – Theoretical Frameworks
Forum 11: Courses and Curricula

10:25

Refreshment Break

11.05

Parallel Session continued

12:25

Lunch

12:45

Poster Session 2 and Exhibition  Viewing

13:45

Parallel Sessions Continued

15:15

Refreshment Break

 

Closing Plenary Session
Chair: Susan Roaf, Heriot Watt University, UK and Conference Chair

15:45

Forums Review

16:00

Reasserting the Architect’s position in pursuit of sustainability
Rab Bennetts: Bennetts Associates, UK

16:15

Ways forward for architectural education
Sunand Prasad: President, Royal Institute of British Architects and Senior Partner, Penoyre & Prasad LLP, UK

16:30

Closing remarks
Susan Roaf: Heriot-Watt University, UK and Conference Chair

17:00

End of Conference

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