Fall 2019 Public Programs

COUNTER / CULTURE

50+ Counter / Culture public programs poster.

Published August 30, 2019

COUNTER / CULTURE takes its cue from the celebration of the School of Architecture and Planning's 50th year and sets up dialogues from a multitude of disciplinary perspectives on the subject of architectural education and institutional critique. 

AIA and AICP continuing education credits are available. 

9/5/19

Sept. 5, 2019 (Symposium), Exhibition (through Dec 2019)  

Ludovico Centis (2013-14 Peter Reyner Banham Fellow) organizes a symposium and exhibition highlighting Peter Reyner Banham's work in Buffalo, NY.

9/25/19

Sept. 25, 2019

Join architectural historian Joan Ockman for a discussion of how architectural research and its curatorial extensions relate to contemporary digital-global society.

10/9/19

Oct. 9, 2019

Delivering this year's Jammal Lecture is Ahmad Zaki Sarferaz, mayor of Kabul and a 2014 graduate of UB. He will discuss the role of urban planning as the capital city of Afghanistan navigates rapid urbanization and rising citizen demands for services amidst ongoing conflict.

10/16/19

Oct. 16, 2019

Delivering this year's Bethune Lecture is Harvard GSD Dean Sarah Whiting. In "Time is money," she considers the time side of this mantra of capitalism, focusing on how contemporary theorizations of time affect architectural education and practice. 

10/23/19

Oct. 23, 2019

Join us for a public lecture with Florian Idenburg, a Dutch architect and co-founder of SO-IL. Their award-winning practice is based in New York City and leading projects in Asia, Mexico and North America. In Western New York, SO-IL is creating a master plan for ArtPark.

11/6/19

Nov. 6, 2019

Vanessa Watson, professor of urban planning at the University of Cape Town, is UB's 2019 Will and Nan Clarkson Chair in Planning. She will present a public lecture on the disconnect between visions for and realities in African cities and engage in workshops with faculty, students and community members.

11/13/19

Nov. 13, 2019

Peter Galison, the Joseph Pellegrino University Professor at Harvard University, works at the intersection of physics, history and philosophy of science, and film. Galison will present "Philosophy of the Shadow," addressing the Event Horizon Telescope Collaboration's hunt for an objective image of a black hole

Accessibility and Accommodations

Information on accessibility and accommodations can be found at ap.buffalo.edu/visitor-info

The public lecture series of the School of Architecture and Planning is supported by the following individuals and companies:

AIA Buffalo/WNY | Architectural Resources | CannonDesign  Lori Duckstein | Mach Architecture | Marc ’92 and Jorrie Bruffett | Viviane Jammal | Will and Nan Clarkson