“Five on Five” / “Books & Looks”

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“Five on Five”

“Five on Five” is a series of conversations organized by The Architecture Department at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design where architects are invited to present five projects that have been pivotal in their body of work.

Taking the accumulation of experience and knowledge as a starting point , the conversations are titled after the series of polemical essays published in Architectural Forum in the 1970’s.

“Five on Five” features architects of different backgrounds or generations presenting five projects of theirs or of others. The live conversations continues the tradition of architects responding to and taking issues on the positions of others and will be open to the GSD community and the wider public audience.

Upcoming Events:

“Five on Five No. 11”
Jennifer Newsom and Eric Howeler
Friday, November 20, 6:30pm-8pm EST
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“Five on Five No. 12”
Diego Grass and Yoshiharu Tsukamoto
Monday, November 30, 6:30pm-8pm EST
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“Five on Five No. 13”
Job Floris and Jeannette Kuo
Friday, December 4, 12:30-2pm EST
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Past Events:

“Five on Five No. 10”
Camilo Restrepo Ochoa and Iman Fayyad
Monday, October 19, 12:30pm-2pm
Online Only

“Five on Five No. 8”
Thomas Kelley, Carrie Norman and Megan Panzano
March 5, 2020, 12:30pm-2:00pm
Gund Hall, Frances Loeb Library

“Five on Five No. 7”
Jon Lott and Go Hasegawa
November 21, 2019, 12:30pm-2:00pm
Gund Hall, Francis Loeb Library

“Five on Five No. 6”
Lyndon Neri & Rossana Hu and Jenny French
November 19, 2019, 12:30pm-2:00pm
Gund Hall,Francis Loeb Library

“Five on Five No. 5: Round Table”
Kersten Geers & David Severen, Hilary Sample & Michael Meredith, Eric Lapierre, Mark Lee, and Moderated by: Sharon Johnston
October 25, 2019,  12:30pm-2:00pm
The Annex, 485 Broadway, first floor, Cambridge, MA 02138

“Five on Five No. 4”
Andrew Zago and Michelle Chang
October 23, 2019, 12:30pm-2:00pm
Gund Hall, Francis Loeb Library

“Five on Five No. 3”
Jennifer Bonner & Jeanne Gang
April 11, 2019

“Five on Five No. 2”
Andrew Holder & Preston Scott Cohen
March 27, 2019

“Five on Five No. 1”
Iñaki Ábalos & Michael Meredith
March 29, 2019

“Books & Looks”

“Books and Looks” brings together GSD faculty, historians, curators and other professionals through a series of paired discussions where each guest will present a book or architecture publication.

Upcoming Events:

Monday, November 23, 12:30-2pm EST – Books and Looks: Niall Atkinson and Jeffry Burchard
Register here.

Past Events:

February 21, 2019 – Pier Paolo Tamburelli and K. Michael Hays, “From Assemblage to San Rocco and Back Again”

April 22, 2019 – Reto Geiser and Edward Eigen, “Giedion and America: Repositioning the History of Modern Architecture”

Tuesday, April 23, 2019 Jonathan Massey, Barry Bergdoll, and Erika Naginski, “Marcel Breuer: Building Global Institutions”

Anyone requiring accessibility accommodations should contact the events office at (617) 496-2414 or events@gsd.harvard.edu.

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