Between Architecture and Landscape Architecture: ‘site out
2004 Woltz Symposium At The University Of Virginia
March 4, 2004 --
Symposium – “site out of mind”
March 26, 2 to 6:30 p.m., Saturday, March 27, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Hall, University of Virginia
(Sébastien Marot, critic, theoretician and editor of “Le
Visiteur,” will present the Howland Lecture, the
keynote address, Friday at 5 p.m.)
Woltz Symposium addresses interdisciplinary topics related to
in particular the dialogue between
landscape architecture in conceiving of and constructing
the public realm.
out of mind” will examine the gaps, thresholds and hybrid
conditions — aesthetic, social, environmental,
ethical and disciplinary — that are developing
between architecture and landscape architecture,
said assistant professor and organizer
Phoebe Crisman. “This topic is of particular
interest to U.Va. architecture school faculty and
students, who recently combined
the previously distinct departments of architecture
and landscape architecture into one joint department.”
four sessions across two days, panelists and audience
members will discuss features that pervade North
American cities, but are
rarely recognized or tackled by designers: edges
between one thing and another resulting from a
scales and uses;
leftover spaces under, over and along elevated
highways; railway lines and other immense infrastructural elements;
or large urban
voids and ruined places.
Symposium speakers include:
Marot, critic, theoretician and editor of “Le
Visiteur,” will present the Howland Lecture, the symposium’s
keynote address, Friday, March 26, at 5 p.m. Marot, a French
citizen, is known for his keen observations on architecture,
art and philosophy.
Rosler, a multimedia artist, critic, theorist, teacher and
Sorkin, architect, author of numerous articles and books, former
architecture critic for
The Village Voice and professor
of architecture at the City College of New York
Hall events associated with the symposium include:
March 23. A film series.
22-April 2. Exhibition, “Site
Out of Mind.” The
22-April 2. Student work exhibition.
22-April 2. “Unseen
Campbell Hall,” a series
of installations by ARCH 401students.
Derry Wade, (434) 982-2921 or Katherine Thompson Jackson, (434)