10/19/12

UBC SALA lecture date change - Henri Bava

From UBC SALA:



IMPORTANT NOTE: This lecture was originally to be held Monday 22nd October and is now being held on Friday 26th October.

Next week we have the wonderful opportunity to have Henri Bava from Agence TER in Paris as our guest lecturer who will be discussing “Territories in Motion”. As you can see noted above, this lecture was originally to be held on Monday 22nd October however has been changed to Friday 26th October, starting at 6.30pm. The invitation of Henri Bava is made possible through the support of the French Consulate in Vancouver, as part of the Vis-à-Vis Architecture program, which is an initiative to connect French and Canadian architects. You won’t want to miss this fabulous opportunity! Remember, these lectures are free and open to the public.

Who:          Speaker Henri Bava
Where:      HR MacMillan Space Centre Auditorium - 1100 Chestnut Street, Vancouver
When:        6.30pm Friday 26th October
What:         Lecture entitled "Territories in Motion"
                Cost:          Free admission

10/3/12

Selwyn Pullan book launch + house visits


BOOK COVER WEB
Surely everyone has heard of this lovely book by now - and below is a very detailed roll-out schedule with amazing opportunities to get into Gerson, Baldwin, and Staples Residences. 

There is another opportunity to see Coast Modern film at Kay Meek Centre.

From the West Vancouver Museum:

Selwyn Pullan 
PHOTOGRAPHING MID-CENTURY WEST COAST MODERNISM


Please join us for the following special programs in conjunction with the Pullan 
exhibition and book:

  
Exhibition
Opening Reception and book launch
October 9, 2012 from 7pm
with the photographer in attendance
The exhibition runs from October 10 to December 15, 2012
All welcome, free admission
West Vancouver Museum
680 17th Street West Vancouver

Vancouver Book Launch
October 18, 6pm - 8 pm
All welcome, free admission
Inform Interiors
50 Water Street, Vancouver

Reception at the Gerson Residence, West Vancouver
 (Wolfgang Gerson Architect, 1958)
with the Gerson family

November 2, 7-9pm
Code for registration: 864367
Price: $ 65 (includes hors d'oeuvres,  a copy of signed book or your choice of a signed 8 x 10" print from 8 selected images from the book)
30 tickets available

Reception at the Baldwin Residence, Burnaby
 (Erickson & Massey Architects, 1965)
with Donald Luxton, FRAIC,CAHP, Principal, Donald Luxton and Associates Inc.
November 14, 7-9pm
Code for registration:864368
Price: $ 20 (includes hors d'oeuvres and a presentation about the Baldwin Residence)
 50 tickets available

Reception at the Staples Residence, West Vancouver
 (Erickson & Massey Architects, 1967)
with the Staples family
November 24, 3pm - 5pm
Code for registration:864370
Price: $ 65 (includes hors d'oeuvres, a copy of signed book or your choice of a signed 8 x 10" print selected from 8 images from the book)
30 tickets available

Film and Reception at the Kay Meek Theatre
featuring Coast Modern, a documentary film about West Coast Modern architecture from Los Angeles to Vancouver, with film directors in attendance.
The writers of the Pullan book will also be in attendance.
December 11, 7pm - 10pm
Code for registration:864371
Price: $ 15 (includes hors d'oeuvres and film)
135 tickets available


Book launch events are open to everyone and free of charge. Some events are limited to ticket holders only. Please register in advance. Our ticket prices include HST.

To obtain tickets, please phone 604-925-7270 or visit the District of West Vancouver registration website using the registration code listed above. For more information, please visit the Museum's website or call 604-925-7179.

10/2/12

UBC SALA lectures Fall 2012

Slightly late notice but here it is. Click on image to enlarge.

Many very cool speakers; too bad I wasn't around for Kim Nielsen's, but then I did hear him speak just earlier this year.