Hand and Symbol: A Dialogue between Architecture & the Science of the Brain
Wednesday, February 19, 2014 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM (PST)
San Diego, CA
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
On Feb. 19, NSAD is hosting a debate from 1 p.m.-3 p.m. at the school auditorium with Juhani Pallasmaa and Michael A. Arbib, a University of Southern California professor, on the topic of “Hand and Symbol: A Dialogue between Architecture and the Science of the Brain.”
World-renowned Finnish architect, educator and critic Juhani Pallasmaa is the 1999 recipient of the International Union of Architects’ Jean Tschumi Prize for architectural criticism. Pallasmaa has written and lectured extensively throughout the world for more than 40 years on architecture and the visual arts, on environmental psychology, and on cultural philosophy. Since 2008, he has served on the jury for the Pritzker Prize for Architecture.
Arbib is a member of the Board of Directors of the Academy of Neuroscience for Architecture, a group that has ties to NewSchool of Architecture and Design including one of its founders and current Vice President, NSAD Professor and Dean Emeritus Gilbert Cooke.
Event takes place: NSAD auditorium, 1249 F Street in San Diego.