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The American College: Past, Present and Future

Symposium Examines Unique Aspects Of Collegiate Architecture And Landscape Design

October 10, 2001-- The University of Virginia School of Architecture will hold the first biennial Woltz Symposium, "Space, Social Identity, and the American Campus," on Nov. 2 and 3. The symposium will look at the past, present and future of architecture and landscape design that distinguish the American college campus.

Through case studies, the conference will examine the unique interplay of architecture and landscape of American campuses and its role in creating shared values, expectations, activities and loyalties.

The first day will tackle the relationship between social identity and the campus form of several colleges, including Vassar College, Tuskeegee University, Yale University, the University of Virginia and Brandeis University.

The second day will address contemporary design on American campuses, featuring talks and panel discussions by architecture historians, architects and landscape architects.

Paul Turner, Stanford University professor and author of "Campus: An American Planning Tradition," will give a lecture, "The American Campus. What Does it Mean?" on Friday, Nov. 2 at 5 p.m.

The conference, in Campbell Hall, Room 153, is free and open to the public. A schedule and list of speakers is attached and also available on the Web at http://arch.virginia.edu/~sch-docs/announce/

The biennial Woltz Symposium on Topics Related to Landscape and Architecture is endowed by the late John Elliot Woltz, father of U.Va School of Architecture alumnus Thomas Wolt

Contact: Jane Ford, (434) 924-4298

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Contact the Office of University Relations at (804) 924-7116. Television reporters should contact the TV News Office at (804) 924-7550.
SOURCE: U.Va. News Services

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