CDes events this week -- September 27, 2010


Challenges Inherent in World Heritage lecture by Gustavo Araoz
Monday, September 27, 2010, 6 p.m., 100 Rapson Hall
Heritage Collaborative and Cass Gilbert Fund Lecture
World heritage sites face distinctive challenges related to their conservation and management. Aaroz will provide a global perspective in heritage preservation and introduce the audience to sites of outstanding universal value.

Sustainable Communities Interdisciplinary Lecture by Joachim Eble
Tuesday, September 28, 2010, 3:30 p.m., 3M Auditorium, Carlson School of Management, reception to follow
Don't miss this opportunity to hear from sustainable community design and development expert Joachim Eble, founder and director of Joachim Eble-Architektur in Tübingen, Germany. Considered the "grandfather of green building" in Germany, Joachim Eble's will present on his experience in sustainable, "healthy" design and eco-city projects throughout Europe and Asia. Registration required.

Innovative Parks for Resurgent Cities lecture by Peter Harnik
Tuesday, September 28, 2010, 7 p.m., Minneapolis Central Library, Pohlad Hall, 300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, reception to follow
Peter Harnik will talk about his new book, Urban Green: Innovative Parks for Resurgent Cities, showing the newest ways that "all built out" cities can add much-needed parkland.Using photographs and interviews from his extensive travels, Mr. Harnik will reveal the real-life challenges and solutions to creating more urban parks.


Sustainable Community and Eco-City Design Seminar
Wednesday, September 29, 2010, 11:30 a.m., 225 Rapson Hall
Attend a Sustainable Community and Eco-City Design Seminar and participate in a discussion and dialogue about sustainability with Germany's "grandfather of green building" Joachim Eble of Joachim Eble-Architektur.

Landscape Architecture Site Visit - Raspberry Island Park in St. Paul
Thursday, September 30, 2010, 5:30 p.m., meet near Room 100 Rapson
Join landscape architecture students as we visit the site of Raspberry Island near downtown St. Paul. Hear the inside scoop on the recently renovated project. Don Ganje and Alice Messer, City of St. Paul landscape architects, will discuss the design intent, challenges and opportunities of the project as well as information on construction details. Registration required.

From Mao to Now: Chinese Fashion from 1949 to the Present opening reception
Friday, October 1, 2010, 6 p.m., Goldstein Museum of Design
History of Chinese apparel from 1949 to the present including works by four new Chinese fashion designers. From Mao to Now is on display in the Goldstein Museum of Design from October 2, 2010-January 2, 2011.

Mao to Now Symposium
Friday, October 1-3, 2010, Goldstein Museum of Design
The symposium will include a series of lectures by visiting professors and Chinese designers from the exhibition From Mao to Now.

GMD Fall Benefit
Sunday, October 3, 2010, 5:30 p.m., The Ritz Theatre, 345 13th Ave NE, Minneapolis
The four designers featured in the exhibition From Mao to Now will be guests of honor at the Fall fundraiser, which will include a choreographed production by Ballet of the Dolls. Registration required.


Goldstein Museum of Design

From Mao to Now: Chinese Fashion from 1949 to the Present
October 2, 2010 - January 2, 2011
History of Chinese apparel from 1949 to present including works by four new Chinese fashion designers.

Architecture and Landscape Architecture Library

Time Frames and Other Stories
Through October 16, 2010
Architectural plans create the pragmatic framework for a complex narrative of built space in the exhibition of work by Tom Rose (Art).

HGA Gallery

Andrea Cochran: Landscapes
Through October 24, 2010
Cochran's work draws boundaries with a controlled palette of materials, creating permeable edges that blur the line between the natural and built environment.

Questions? Contact Laura Walton at 612-626-6385 or