Celebrate: Avery Hall at 100 (Panel 1)



Saturday, November 10, 2012
Wood Auditorium

Celebrate: Avery Hall at 100

Barry Bergdoll, Andrew Dolkart, Carole Ann Fabian, Kenneth Frampton, Mary McLeod, Michael McKinnell, Janet Parks, Tony Schuman, Bernard Tschumi, Sam White, Mark Wigley, Unfolding Avery, an exhibition on the history of Avery Hall by Jihoi Lee (CCCP, ’13) and Eduardo Rega Calvo, and a party to follow.

November 10, 2012 marks the first day of Avery Hall’s second century. Designed by the legendary architecture firm McKim, Mead and White, Avery Hall is home to the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation (GSAPP) and the renowned Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library. Together, the School and the Library support a culture of innovation and discovery of the ever dynamic fields of architectural practice and research. GSAPP and Avery Library host this symposium, exhibition, and celebratory reception to honor Avery Hall’s storied history with remarks by faculty, scholars, and staff who have participated in the life of the building.

1pm: Opening Remarks

1:15–2:30pm
Panel I: Past
The history of Avery Hall including its envisioned role within the McKim, Mead and White Columbia University campus master plan, and how the building design has been informed by changes in the School and Library programs over its history. With Barry Bergdoll, Andrew Dolkart, Janet Parks, and Sam White.

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