symposium to look at the American college
upcoming symposium will examine the unique interplay of architecture
and landscape of American campuses and its role in creating shared
values, expectations, activities and loyalties. The Architecture
Schools first biennial Woltz Symposium, Space,
Social Identity and the American Campus, will be held Nov.
2 and 3 in Campbell Hall room 153 and is free and open to the
first day will tackle the relationship between social identity
and the campus form of several colleges, including U.Va., Vassar
College, Tuskeegee, Yale and Brandeis universities. The second
day will address contemporary design on American campuses, featuring
talks and panel discussions by architecture historians, architects
and landscape architects.
Turner, Stanford University professor and author of Campus: An
American Planning Tradition, will give a lecture on The
American Campus: What Does It Mean? on Nov. 2 at 5 p.m.
complete schedule and list of speakers is available at http://arch.virginia.edu/~sch-docs/announce/
biennial Woltz Symposium is endowed by the late John Elliot Woltz,
father of U.Va architecture alumnus Thomas Woltz.