08/11/2012 to 08/18/2012
320 Newbury Street/951 Boylston Street
Established in 2007, the BAC's low-residency Master of Architecture track allows students to study from anywhere while maintaining full-time professional employment through a combination of online and face-to-face learning experiences. The program leads to the BAC's Master of Architecture degree, which is accredited by the National Architecture Accrediting Board (NAAB).
Intensive Week Lectures
Lessons of Modernism: Learning from New Canaan and the Harvard Five
Frederick Noyes, FAIA is a Boston architect who has served the BAC as an educator, former overseer and member and chair of the board, as well as an honorary doctoral degree recipient. He returns to the BAC to share his unique window on modernism, drawing from examples of the mid-century modern houses of the so-called Harvard Five in New Canaan CT, as well as others.
His asks: "Modernism distinguishes itself by bringing a new geometric rationale to architectural order. Where does this lead?"
Urbaneering: a Vision for the Future of Urbanism
Maria Aiolova is an educator, architect and urban designer in New York City. Her work is focused on the theory, science and application of ecological design. She is the founding Co-President of Terreform ONE and a Partner at Planetary ONE.
Her talk will make the proposal that a new profession - which she refers to as urbaneering -- can re-invent and negotiate the complex mix that encompasses a city. Her intention is to define a radical new occupation that can regenerate, pioneer, and sustain the future urban realm.