Program

Unless otherwise noted, all activities take place at NewSchool of Architecture & Design.

Monday, August 14

8:00 am Registration; continental breakfast

9:00 am Welcoming Remarks | Marvin Malecha, FAIA, NewSchool President, Kurt Hunker, FAIA, Acting Dean, Architecture and CM, Eduardo Macagno, Ph.D, Professor, UC San Diego

10:00am Introduction to Neuroscience and Architecture | Alison Whitelaw, FAIA, Platt/Whitelaw Architects, Eduardo Macagno, Ph.D, Professor, UC San Diego

12:00 noon Lunch

1:30 pm Master Class #1 | Eduardo Macagno, Ph.D, Professor, UC San Diego, Gilbert Cooke, FAIA, Dean Emeritus and ANFA past president

5:30 Break

6:00 Reception

Tuesday, August 15

8:00 am Continental breakfast

9:00 Current Research | Sergei Gepshtein, Ph.D, Salk Institute

10:00 Master Class #2 | Sergei Gepshtein, Ph.D, Salk Institute, Tatiana Berger, Assoc. AIA

11:30 Salk Institute Field Trip | Thomas Albright, Ph.D, Salk Institute

2:30 pm Master Class resumes

5:30 Break

6:00 Special Guest Lecture (topic to be announced) Juhani Pallasmaa, Hon. FAIA, Architect/Author/Critic, Finland

7:30 Dinner on one’s own.

Wednesday, August 16

8:00 am Continental breakfast

9:00 Special Guest Lecture (topic to be announced) Steven Holl, FAIA

10:30 Master Class resumes, joined by Juhani Pallasmaa, Hon. FAIA and Steven Holl, FAIA

12:00 Lunch

1:30 pm Master Class continues; self-directed work

5:30 Break

6:00 Roundtable Discussion: Juhani Pallasmaa, Hon. FAIA, Steven Holl, FAIA, Thomas Albright, PhD, Salk Institute, Moderator

8:00 Program Dinner (location to be announced)

Thursday, August 17

8:00 Continental breakfast

9:00 Neurogenesis Fred “Rusty” Gage, PhD, Salk Institute

10:00 Roundtable Discussion: Fred “Rusty” Gage, PhD, Tom Albright, PhD, Alison Whitelaw, FAIA, Gordon Chong, FAIA, architect and author

12:00 Lunch

1:00 Master Class culminates with team presentations

4:00 Reflections, final comments, awarding of certificates, Marvin Malecha, FAIA, Kurt Hunker, FAIA

5:00 Social hour with libations and hors d’oeuvres

6:30 Program ends