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Public Lecture - The Act of creation and the spirit of a place
 
Start Date 22/10/2008
End Date 07/11/2008
Location Canada and the USA
Country United States
Description In this lecture Architect Nili Portugali will present her particular interpretation of the holistic-phenomenological worldview in architecture both in theory and in practice. A humanistic worldview (which she will argue is much beyond the given definition of Sustainable Architecture) which stands in recent years at the forefront of the scientific discourse as a whole in disciplines like cosmology, neurobiology, psychology, particle physics, brain sciences, and recent theories of complexity as well as in convergence with the fundamentals of Buddhist philosophy....To hear more attend one of the following events... Carleton University School of Architecture and Urbanism, Ottawa, Canada At the National Gallery Wednesday 22nd of October 2008 Harvard University, Cambridge MA, USA Harvard conference "60 Years of Israeli Culture", Judaica Division, Harvard College Library At the Harvard Faculty Club Harvard, Monday 27th of October 2008 at10.00 Boston Society of Architects /AIA, Boston Ma, USA, Wednesday 29th of October 2008 Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge MA, USA “Jerusalem seminar”, Center for International Studies, Thursday 30th of October 2008 at 5:00 pm New Jersey School of Architecture, New Jersey Institute of Technology, USA Monday 3rd of November 2008 at 5:30 pm Center for Architecture /AIA, New York, NY, USA Friday 7th of November 2008 at 6.00 pm
URL www.niliportugali.com