Education for an Open Architecture

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The conference will be a forum with parallel paper sessions, exhibits of student and professional work focused on the conference theme, and DESIGN EXERCISES "running" parallel to the paper sessions. See "What is Open Architecture" for further description of the conference theme and the concept of design exercises.

The conference is pleased to welcome the following keynote presenters:
Dietmar Eberle
- Principal at ARGE Baumschlager-Eberle; Professor of Architecture at Eidgenossische Technische Hochschule Zurich (ETH Zurich) and Former Dean

Renee Y. Chow
- Associate Professor of Architecture and the Eva Li Chair in Design Ethics, Department of Architecture, University of California Berkeley; Principal of Studio URBIS

Paul Lukez
- Principal of Paul Lukez Architecture, Somerville, Mass; Author of "Suburban Transformations"; Former Assistant Professor, MIT

FINAL PREPARATIONS ARE UNDERWAY and we expect a great conference. If you are a registered participant, you should have already received direct e-mails regarding conference events.

Please refer to the latest CONFERENCE SCHEDULE for updated information. A final schedule will be presented to attendees with their welcome package. Conference events will take place between Oct 20 - 22, 2008.

Conference Program (pdf) w/ additional details

Conference Details (pdf)
Conference Transportation, Lodging, and Hotels (pdf) NEW
Local and Regional Attractions (pdf) NEW

Conference Committee and Contacts

Contact for further information.





: Dr. Stephen Kendall, Conference Chair; Professor of Architecture, Ball State University, Joint Coordinator, CIB W104
: Michael Gibson, Instructor in Architecture, Ball State University, Conference Co-Chair
: Dr. Jia Beisi, Associate Professor of Architecture, University of Hong King, Joint Coordinator, CIB W104
: Dr. Kazunobu Minami, Professor of Architecture, Shibaura Institute of Technology, Tokyo; Joint Coordinator, CIB W104

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