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23 September, 2015
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CED Lecture
Queer California: A Conversation on Music and Mapping with Karen Tongson and Raquel Gutierrez
Thursday, September 24, 2015
121 Wurster Hall

Associate Professor of English and Gender Studies at University of Southern California, Karen Tongson, and writer/performer, Raquel Gutierrez, will musically map some of Southern California’s “peripheral” spaces of queer sociability, and revisit the ephemeral, audiovisual archives of queer suburbia.

DCRP Alumni Event
UC Berkeley DCRP Alumni Mixer at APA Oakland
Friday, October 2, 2015
Cerruti Cellars, 100 Webster St, Suite 100, Oakland, CA 94607 RSVP by Friday, September 25, 2015.

Please join us for an evening of reconnecting and networking at Cerruti Cellars in Jack London Square! Meet and relax with fellow Bay Area DCRP alumni as well current students, faculty and staff while tasting wines from Tudal. Light refreshments will be provided.

DCRP Lecture
Book Talk: Michael Dear
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
210 Wurster Hall

The College of Environmental Design and The UC Berkeley Library present an Author Book Talk with Michael Dear Professor Emeritus of City and Regional Planning. He will speaking about his the 2nd edition of his book, "Why Walls Won’t Work: Repairing the US-Mexico Divide," which features a new chapter.

ARCH Colloquium
Race, Space and Ethics: Margaret Ikeda
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
112 Wurster Hall

Margaret Ikeda, an architect/founder of the Berkeley firm Assembly, will present on her work preserving a site for memorializing the Japanese American community in Arroyo Grande, California. This five - week course will link the historic case of the mass incarceration for Japanese and Japanese Americans during World War II to contemporary issues of race, space, ethics, identity and architecture.

ARCH Lecture
ARCH Lecture Series: Clark Thenhaus
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
112 Wurster Hall

Clark Thenhaus will present "Drawings, Darlings, & The American Pastoral" as part of the Fall '15 Arch Lecture Series. Join us Wednesday, September 30, 6:30pm in 112 Wurster Hall.

ARCH Lecture
ARCH Lecture Series: Yung Ho Chang
Wednesday, October 7, 2015
112 Wurster Hall

Yung Ho Chang (M.Arch '84), principal of Atelier FCJZ and Cal Alumnus, will join us on October 7th, at 6:30pm in 112 Wurster. This event is part of the Fall 2015 Lecture Series at the College of Environmental Design, UC Berkeley.

Non CED-Sponsored Event
FiberSHED Gallery Opening
Wednesday, 10/07/15 4:30pm – 6:30pm 5 Hamilton Landing, Suite 200, Novato, CA

Lia Cook (M.A. Design, '73 and CED DAA 1998) will be featured at FiberSHED gallery. A public reception will be held Wednesday, October 7th from 4:30 – 6:30 pm. FiberSHED is a play on the concept of a watershed, an area of land where water flows from the mountaintops, downward to tributary creeks and rivers, and ultimately drains into lakes and oceans.

/ News
Author Renee Chow Offers New Urban Design Paradigm Via Chinese Cities
September 22, 2015

“City design has never been more important and never has it been more problematic,” says Professor of Architecture and Urban Design Renee Chow in her new book, Changing Chinese Cities: The Potentials of Field Urbanism

Using three rapidly developing urban areas — Beijing, Shanghai and Tianjin — to illustrate her approach, Chow offers case studies, essays, and design explorations to demonstrate how field urbanism can identify the inherent urban and architectural systems that differentiate cities

Chow will give a talk, followed by a book signing reception, at University Press Books in Berkeley on October 15th at 5pm.  She will also be speaking on a panel at the 55th Annual ACSP Conference in Houston on October 24th.

BAMO Creates High-Impact Interiors Across The Globe
September 15, 2015

Pamela Babey (B. Arch. '68), Michael Booth, Gerry Jue, and David Moulton founded BAMO in 1990. In the best start-up tradition, they all worked out of Babey’s living room for the first week. The firm was recently profiled in Robb Report Home & Style where they showcased some of their most impressive interior design work.

Israeli Film Director Delves Into Killing of Yitzhak Rabin
September 15, 2015

Amos Gitai (Ph.D. Architecture '79), a renowned Israeli film director, released a new 2.5-hour film, "Rabin: The Last Day."  The film uses re-enactments and staged scenes, interspersed with original footage and select interviews to dramatize one of the most traumatic events in the history of modern Israel, the assasination of Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin in 1996.

The Flintstone House You’ve Seen From 280 is Up For Sale
September 15, 2015

The Flinstone House is now being listed for the first time in 19 years for $4.2 million. The current owner of the Flinstone House commissioned CED alum and former lecturer Eugune Tsui of Tsui Design & Research Inc. to design the interior of her kitchen, implementing his signature and controversial “biologic” design.

/ Research
2nd Edition of Why Walls Won't Work Released By Michael Dear

Michael Dear, Professor Emeritus of City and Regional planning, is a longtime observer of the U.S.-Mexico border. In his 2nd edition of "Why Walls Won't Work," (Oxford University Press, 2015) he includes a new chapter about the history of the border and its build up over the years.

/ Awards
Architectural Resources Group Promotes Alumnus Matthew Davis To Principal
ARG  / September 2015
Victor Pineda Appointed To United States Access Board
US Access Board  / September 2015
Spark Design Announces Award Competition Deadline
Spark Design  / Final Deadline October 15