The Society of Architectural Historians, New England Chapter presents
Richard P. Dober AICP
Tuesday, April 11, 2006
6:30 pm; Reception at 6 pm
Room 112, Harvard Graduate School of Design
48 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA
Honored by peers as the dean of American campus planning, Richard P. Dober, Senior Consultant at Dober, Lidsky, Craig and Associates, Inc., a firm he established, has served as a planning and design advisor to over 450 educational, cultural and scientific institutions, foundations and government agencies worldwide. In the United States his client list is as diverse as higher education itself, and includes seven Ivy League Universities, MIT, Stanford University and other public and independent institutions in thirty-nine states. Overseas, he has prepared campus plans for new and expanding universities in Africa, Canada, Central America, Mexico, Malaysia, Micronesia, the Middle East, South Korea, Turkey and Spain. After the Cultural Revolution, the People’s Republic of China commissioned him to conduct workshops and training sessions on campus development. His five books, Campus Planning, Campus Design, Campus Architecture, Campus Landscape and Campus Heritage, are considered benchmark references and are part of a prolific output of professional publications.
Free and open to the public.
The Graduate School of Design at Harvard is accessible via public transportation from the “T” Red Line, Harvard Square station. For precise directions, see http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/admissions/visiting.
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The Society of Architectural Historians, New England Chapter & the
Department of Art History, Boston University present
ROBERT GRANT IRVING
Architecture for Empire’s Sake: Splendors of British India
Tuesday, March 14, 2006
Boston University, College of Arts and Sciences
725 Commonwealth Ave., Boston
Reception- Room 200, 6:00 p.m.; Lecture- Room 224, 6:30 p.m.
Dr. Robert Grant Irving was educated at Balliol College, Oxford; Kings College, Cambridge; and Yale University. A fellow of Berkeley College at Yale, he has taught at Yale, Wesleyan, Trinity College and the University of Virginia. His book Indian Summer, on the creation of New Delhi, won the British Council Prize in the Humanities and the Alice Davis Hitchcock Book Award, Society of Architectural Historians.
The reception and lecture are free and open to the public.