Sunday, July 02, 2006

Living on the Edge Lecture Series Concludes!

Thank you to Barry Downs, whose lecture, West Coast Modernism: Influence of Japan, drew a full house on Tuesday, June 27. The Tuesday evening lecture was the last in our series, which accompanies our current museum exhibit, Living on the Edge: West Vancouver Modernist Homes 1940-1970.

The series began on April 25 and has featured lectures on a variety of architecture-related topics. It has drawn on the knowledge of lecturers who are leaders in thier fields. All lectures were very well attended and we have received great feedback from the public!

We are very appreciative to the following lecturers:

Adele Weder, Writer (April 25)
B.C. Binning House: A Design Revolution

Donald Luxton, MRAIC (May 9)
As Modern as Television: West Coast Architecture on the North Shore

Allan Collier, Writer and Curator (May 20)
Post War Design and Craft in BC

Rhodri Windsor-Liscombe, Professor and Head, UBC Dept. of Art History, Visual Art, and Theory (May 30)
Architectural Debates of the 50s

Barry Downs, MAIBC (June 27)
West Coast Modernism: Influence of Japan


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