Learning

Seminars, Symposiums, Workshops, Lectures

June 1-8, 2016 Attingham Study Programme –
The Historic House of Denmark
The Country of Denmark, Selected sites throughout.
Chosen Participant – small group of international architects, museum directors, curators and conservators.
April 28, 2016 Future of the Museum: Panelists David Adjaye, Thelma
Golden, Jill Medvedov, Lorna Simpson, and Charles Renfro
MIT, Cambridge MA
Panel Discussion
April 19, 2016 The Grand(er) Tour: Architectural Imagination Beyond the Classical World, Abraham Thomas, Lecturer
The Royal Oak Foundation Sponsor
The College Club, Boston, MA
Lecture
April 14, 2016 Robert A.M. Stern: Pedagogy and Place:
Celebrating 100 Years of Architecture at Yale
Yale University
Lecture
April 5, 2016 Rolf Diamond: The Olmsteds and Our National Parks
Wheelock College, Brookline, MA
Lecture
March 5, 2016 Modernism in New England
Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA
Symposium
January 27, 2016 Jacques Herzog
Harvard University, GSD, Cambridge, MA
Lecture
November 18, 2015 Rembrandt: Social Climber or Outcast
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
Lecture
November 2, 2015 Calvin Klein
Harvard University, GSD, Cambridge, MA
Lecture
October 22, 2015 Van Gogh and After
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
Lecture
October 21, 2015 Philip Glass: 40 Year of Opera
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
Lecture
September 16, 2015 Northwest Wood Solutions
Danvers, MA
Conference
August 15, 2015 Litchfield Modern Tour – Houses of Marcel Breuer & Edward L. Barnes
Docomomo US
Litchfield, CT
Full Day Tour.
May 21 2015 Arthur A. Shurcliff and the Colonial Williamsburg Landscape
The Preservation Society of Newport County
Rosecliff, Newport, RI
Lecture
May 15, 2015 Cape Cod Modern: Midcentury Architecture and Community on the Outer Cape
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
Lecture
March 26, 2015 Strawberry Hill and Horace Walpole: A Little Gothic Castle
The Royal Oak Foundation Sponsor
The Boston Atheneum, Boston, MA
Lecture
March 18, 2015 Studio Gang Architects
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
Lecture
March 12, 2015 Gary Hildebrand, Landscape
Friends of Fairsted
Wheelock College, Brookline, MA
Lecture
March 11, 2015 Carrie Mae Weems:  A Retrospective of Art and Practice
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston MA
Lecture
December 3, 2014 Picturing Puzzles and Puzzling Pictures: Jasper Johns
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
Lecture
November 18, 2014 Josef Albers: Minimal Means, Maximum Effect
Nicholas Fox Weber and Toshiko Mori
Harvard University, GSD, Cambridge, MA
Lecture
November 6, 2014 Renzo Piano – “How do you do it, Mr. Piano?”
Harvard University, GSD, Cambridge, MA
Lecture
October 15, 2014 Multi-Unit Housing Symposium
Architectural Record, Design and Innovation
Boston, MA
Symposium
October 15, 2014 Louis Comfort Tiffany – Ayer Mansion
Ayer Mansion Foundation, Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA
Tour
October 8, 2014 An Evening with Sheila Hicks
Ford Foundation, New York, NY
By Invitation – Lecture
October 2, 2014 An Artist’s Voice: Sheila Hicks, Fiber Sculptor
Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA
Lecture
September 4, 2014 Bjarke Ingels: Worldcraft
Harvard University, GSD, Cambridge, MA
Lecture
June 28-July 13, 2014 VSA London Program, 19th Century Architecture
Study the historical significance, construction detailing, conservation and adaptive reuse of selected buildings.
Gavin Stamp Ian Cox et al, Lecturers
London, United Kingdom
Selected Participant – a small group (17) of international architects, conservators, museum curators, et al.
May 29, 2014 Design Sustainable and Energy Efficient Buildings
Waltham, MA
Conference
April 15, 2014 James Corner, Landscape Architect
Daniel Urban Kiley Lecture
Harvard University, GSD, Cambridge, MA
Lecture
February 27, 2014 Shigeru Ban, Works and Humanitarian Activities
Pritzker Prize Winner 2014
MIT, Cambridge, MA
Lecture
December 11, 2013 Richard Blanco, 5th US Inaugural Poet, January 2013
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Lecture
November 21, 2013 Olmsted and Buffalo
Professor Francis R. Kowsky, PhD
Wheelock College, Brookline, MA
Lecture
November 13, 2013 John Singer Sargent Paints the Sisters
Malcolm Rogers, Director, MFA, Boston
Lecture
November 8, 2013 Design is One, Lella and Massimo Vignelli
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Film Screening
October 16-18, 2013 Green Building Tour and Selected Building Materials
American Training Solutions
Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
Conference
September 23, 2013 Keys & Solutions to Design Sustainable and Energy Efficient Buildings
Cambridge, MA
Conference
July 10, 2013 Isaac Bell House and Architect Stanford White
Preservation Society of Newport County
John Tschirch, Architectural Historian
Newport, RI
House tour and lecture
May 18, 2013 Faulkner Farm & Architect Charles Platt
Keith Morgan, PhD, Lecturer
The Brandegee Estate, Brookline, MA
Extended House and Garden Tour
March 10, 2013 Revisiting Henri Labrouste in the Digital Age
Barry Bergdoll, Neil Levine, et al.
MoMA, New York, NY
Symposium
February 14-16, 2013 Achtung Berlin
Yale School of Architecture, New Haven, CT
Symposium
November 15, 2012 Time Made Visible: Charles Eliot and the Boston Metropolitan Parks
Professor Anita Berrizbeitiam, Lecturer
Wheelock College, Brookline, MA
Lecture
November 9-10, 2012 George Nelson, Design for Learning
Yale School of Architecture, New Haven CT
Symposium
November 2-3, 2012 Guastavino Vaulting, Past, Present, Future
Construction History Society of America
MIT, Cambridge, MA
3rd Biennial Meeting
September 19, 2012 Lightings Solutions, Architectural Acoustics and Noise Control in Building
DesignBoston, MA
Conference
February 9-10, 2012 Is Drawing Dead?
Yale School of Architecture, New Haven, CT
Symposium
November 10, 2011 Culinary Medley with Michael Schlow
Michael Schlow, chef 
Milford, MA
Seminar
November 9, 2011 Robert Wilson, Visiting Artist
MIT, Cambridge, MA
Lecture
October 6, 2011 Simply Ming, One Pot Meals
Ming Tsai, chef 
Milford, MA
Seminar
September 13, 2011 Deep Energy Measures Verification
Raynham, MA
Seminar
June 8, 2011 Wood Renewal by Nature, Sustainable by Design
Cambridge, MA
Seminar
April 5, 2011 Smart Building – High Performance Homes
Cambridge, MA
Seminar
March 1, 2011 Guastavino Tile Company and the Newport Mansions
John Ochsendorf, MIT Professor of Architecture
Preservation Society of Newport County
Newport, RI
Lecture
February 18-19, 2011 Architecture as Environment
Kevin Roche
Yale School of Architecture, New Haven, CT
Symposium
November 18, 2010 Shirin Neshat, Rouse Visiting Artist
Harvard Graduate School of Design, Cambridge, MA
Lecture
November 6, 2010 Sheila Hicks, Paris. Conversation with exhibiting artist
Addison Museum of American Art, Andover, MA
Lecture
October 1-2, 2010 The Structure of Light
Richard Kelley
Yale School of Architecture, New Haven, CT
Symposium
April 29, 2010 Massachusetts Residential Energy Code
Ipswich, MA
Seminar
March 25, 2010 Artist meets Designer meets Craftsman
Sheila Hicks
Yale Art Gallery, New Haven, CT
Lecture
January 23-23, 2010 Architecture After Las Vegas
Venturi and Scott Brown
Yale School of Architecture, New Haven, CT
Symposium
November 12-13, 2009 Constructed Objects: Architects, Designers in the 20th Century
Yale School of Architecture, New Haven, CT
Symposium
October 28, 2009 Neighbors and Networks: Frederick Law Olmsted and the Making of Brookline, MA
Keith Morgan, PhD, Lecturer
Wheelock College, Brookline, MA
Lecture
October 1, 2009 Christopher Tunnard – Modernist Landscape Architect
Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT
Lecture
August 30-September 5, 2009 Nature
Fernando & Humberto Campana Studio
Boisbuchet, France
Workshop
February 13-14, 2009 What Modern Times Have Made of Palladio
Yale School of Architecture, New Haven, CT
Symposium
January 23-25, 2009 Reassessing Rudolph: Architecture and Reputation
Yale School of Architecture, New Haven, CT
Symposium
November 19, 2008 Ben van Berkyl, current work
Harvard Graduate School of Design, Cambridge, MA
Lecture
August 3, 2008 Philip Johnson’s Glass House
New Canaan, CT
Extended Tour of Buildings and Landscape
April 3, 2008 Mass State Building Code for One and Two Family Dwellings
Boston, MA
Seminar
October 26-27, 2007 Constructing the Ineffable – Contemporary Sacred Architecture
Yale School of Architecture, New Haven, CT
Symposium