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In conjunction with Princeton University School of Architecture’s 44 Low-resolution Houses exhibition, curated by Michael Meredith and designed by MOS, this multi-day international symposium expands the Low-resolutionlabel beyond the gallery. Considering houses through the double lens of technology and representation—a desirable design object, an image, a stage set, a thing, a product both in how it is made and culturally understood—the symposium addresses three themes: Low-Res Elements, Low-Res Tectonics, and Low-Res Organization.
As our closing event for the exhibition, the Low-resolution Houses symposium coincides with the School of Architecture’s Fall Semester theme of “Domestic” and will take place in Betts Auditorium on Thursday, November 8th at 6:00pm with a roundtable featuring Dean Mónica Ponce de León, Associate Professor Michael Meredith, and Professor Stan Allen. The symposium continues on Friday, November 9th from 10:00am to 5:00pm with selected exhibition participants including: Adamo-Faiden, Atelier Barda, Besler & Sons, Bureau Spectacular, Ensamble Studio, First Office, The LADG, MAIO, Outpost Office, Paul Preissner, T+E+A+M, and Hans Tursack.
Thursday, November 8th6:00pm: Introduction to Low-resolution Houses Roundtable / Dean Mónica Ponce de León6:10pm: Roundtable / Michael Meredith, Stan Allen, Dean Mónica Ponce de León
Friday, November 9th10:00am: Introduction to Low-resolution Houses symposium / Dean Mónica Ponce de León
Low-res Elements 10:10am: Antonio Di Bacco, Cécile Combelle, Kevin Botchar / Atelier Barda10:30am: Joanna Grant / Bureau Spectacular10:50am: Anna Puigjaner / MAIO11:10am: Erin + Ian Besler / Besler & Sons
Low-res Construction12:40pm: Andrew Atwood + Anna Neimark / First Office1:00pm: Ellie Abrons, Adam Fure, Thom Moran / T+E+A+M1:20pm: Andrew Holder / The LADG1:40pm: Débora Mesa / Ensamble Studio
Low-res Organization2:40pm: Paul Preissner3:00pm: Hans Tursack3:20pm: Ashley Bigham + Erik Herrmann / Outpost Office3:50pm: Sebastián Adamo + Marcelo Faiden / Adamo-Faiden
Symposium made possible by the Jean Labatut Memorial Lectures in Architecture and Urban Planning Fund. The School of Architecture, Princeton University, is registered with the AIA Continuing Education System (AIA/CES) and is committed to developing quality learning activities in accordance with the AIA/CES criteria.