BEYOND MODERNISM : John Moffat Building 50 years Celebration

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SUNDAY 18

18:00

Launch of Celebrations and Exhibition Openings- drinks served in the foyer.

Avenue Patrice Lumumba by Guy Tillim

50:50 Exhibition - some of the exceptional work achieved by alumni in 50 years.

Award-winning and current student work

The Martiensen Exhibition of Staff Research and Publications

Exhibit of University Spatial Framework & new works on campus and launch of competition.

Tripod Architecture Student Photographic Exhibition

 

MONDAY 19

18:00

Township Timeline - The Township Timeline material is the work of the Department of Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs in collaboration with the European Commission.

 

TUESDAY 20

18:00

Professor Alison Todes Inaugural Lecture (Wits School of Architecture and Planning)

Reframing Planning: New Agendas, Shifting Perspectives.

Dorothy Susskind Auditorium, John Moffat Building (Sherry will be served) - Open Invitation

 

WEDNESDAY 21

 

08:00-21:00 Research in Architecture Colloquim

12:00-13:00 Urban Design : Relevance Today 

14:00-16:00 Planning Sustainable Cities  

 

THURSDAY 22

 

08:00-13:00 Think Metropole 
Tickets - R170; R90 for Students

14:00-16:00 Design and Development of the University Spatial Framework: Panel Discussion

19:00 Rusty Bernstein Memorial Lecture
Jean Louis Cohen - Beyond Modernism in African Cities

 

FRIDAY 23

08:30 - 17:00

modernx: The transformations of modern architecture

Full day colloquium - Tickets R320; R110 Students

 

Saturday 24 Grand Day of Celebrations

All registrations in John Moffat Foyer 
All day passes for R420, Students R120 - Please RSVP
 

09:00 - 11:45 Urban Walking Tour - 40 Buildings
Urban Walking Tour - Newtown & Mandela Bridge
09:00 - 10:15 Townships: past, present and future - panel discussion
10:30 - 11:45 Property Scenarios: the next 50 years - Panel Discussion
12:00 - 14:30 Commemorative Speech in Great Hall
Lunch in John Moffat Gardens
14:30 - 17:00 Architect Africa Film Screenings
   
Children will be catered for on this event filled and festive day.

All day passes - R420, R120 for students. Includes all activities and lunch.

ALL EVENTS HAVE CPD CREDITS.

Download Programmes below:

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Complete Celebrations Programme247.88 KB
Invitation359.94 KB
Architect AFrica Film Festival 2009 (Wits) Programme160.85 KB