Lots of interesting author events this week!
Today, Professor William J. Mitchell will discuss his newest book, Imagining MIT: Designing a Campus for the Twenty-First Century, at 6:30 pm. He'll discuss the decade long, billion-dollar building boom at MIT which produced major works of architecture by Charles Correa, Frank Gehry, Steven Holl, Fumihiko Maki, and Kevin Roche. The event will be at MIT 32-123, Kirsch Auditorium, Stata Center, 32 Vassar Street in Cambridge. Directions and more information can be found here.
In New York tomorrow, Urban Center Books will host a celebration of our Writing Architecture series, featuring a discussion by Giuliana Bruno. Bruno, professor of Visual and Environmental Studies at Harvard, will discuss her new book, Public Intimacy: Architecture and the Visual Arts, which is just out. The event starts at 6:00 and more information can be found here.
On the west coast, Julie Sze will discuss her recent book, Noxious New York: The Racial Politics of Urban Health and Environmental Justice at the John Muir Institute for the Environment at UC Davis tomorrow. The event will begin at 4:00 pm in the East Conference Room of the Memorial Union. Here is more information on this one.
On Wednesday, John Maeda, author of The Laws of Simplicity, will speak at the Design Museum in London. This talk will coincide with his first UK solo exhibition at Riflemaker. Maeda will be discussing his processes of re-evaluating and questioning the digital landscape he has helped to create.