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IAWA Symposium 2016

March 25-26, 2016

IAWA_Logo.jpg  In celebration of Women’s History Month in March, the International Archive of Women in Architecture (IAWA) Center, the College of Architecture and Urban Studies, and University Libraries will host a two-day symposium March 25-26 on Virginia Tech’s campus featuring two special exhibitions and three speakers.

Exhibitions:
  • 30 × 30, The Cube at the Moss Arts Center, 10 am-4 pm, March 25-26
  • In addition, Special Collections, located on the ground floor of Newman Library, will display selected original items and papers from women of the IAWA archives from 10 am to 4 pm, March 25 and 26.
Speakers:
  • Kristine K. Fallon, Architect
    “Centrality of Information to Building”
    10 am, March 25, 2016
    Cowgill 300
  • Anna P. Sokolina, Architectural Historian, Educator, and Curator
    “Architecture Profile of the Communist Utopia”
    11 am, March 25, 2016
    Cowgill 300
  • Laura P. Spinadel, Architect
    Keynote speaker
    “Playing from the Inside. Interactions and operational randomness. A new Chapter in Vienna’s Urban History: the Campus WU”
    1 pm, March 25, 2016
    Cowgill 300

The speakers and exhibitions are free and open to the public.

In addition, the IAWA will host a special pre-symposium workshop on Wed., March 23rd from 1 pm to 4 pm in Cowgill Hall room 300. The workshop, “Gameboard of Realization,” directed by Laura P. Spinadel, will explore novel tools for negotiating and evaluating spatial qualities.

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