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Winter 2023 public program presented by The University of Toronto Daniels Faculty

Winter Program

The University of Toronto's John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design presents its Winter 2023 Public Program.

This semester’s public program focuses on a variety of topics related to the natural and built environments, such as design and social justice, urbanization and housing, art and media, and ecology and landscape resilience.

Every event is free and accessible to the public. Unless otherwise specified, all lectures will be given in the Daniels Building’s Main Hall. Register in advance and keep an eye on the schedule for the most up-to-date information.

February 7, 12:30pm ET  
Understanding and Predicting the Changing Environment in the Coming Decades 
Featuring Brian Leung (Department of Biology, McGill University). Moderated by Patrick James (Daniels Faculty, University of Toronto).

February 9, 6:30pm ET 
Book launch—Innate Terrain: Canadian Landscape Architecture  
By Alissa North (Daniels Faculty, University of Toronto).

February 14, 6:30pm ET 
Exhibition opening—Recent Work by Marina Tabassum Architects (MTA)  
Curated by Marina Tabassum, 2022-2023 Frank Gehry International Visiting Chair in Architectural Design (Daniels Faculty, University of Toronto).

February 16, 6:30pm ET 
George Baird Lecture: Becoming Frank Gehry  
Featuring Jean-Louis Cohen (The Institute of Fine Arts, New York University). Moderated by Jason Nguyen (Daniels Faculty, University of Toronto).

March 2, 6:30pm ET 
Michael Hough/OALA Visiting Critic in Landscape Architecture Lecture: What Would Cornelia Do? 
Featuring Julie Bargmann (School of Architecture, University of Virginia). Moderated by Elise Shelley (Daniels Faculty, University of Toronto).

March 7, 6:30pm ET 
Phyllis Lambert: Observation Is a Constant That Underlies All Approaches 
Featuring Phyllis Lambert (Canadian Centre for Architecture).
Moderated by Juan Du (Daniels Faculty, University of Toronto) 

March 14, 12:30pm ET 
Civic Urbanism Without Borders 
Featuring Jeffery Hou (College of Built Environments, University of Washington)  
In collaboration with the Global Taiwan Studies Initiative at the Asian Institute, Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy, University of Toronto 

March 16, 6:30pm ET 
Exhibition opening—Antarctic Resolution: Data Democratization and International Stations  
Curated by Giulia Foscari (UNA-UNLESS) and featuring works by international collaborators.

Opening talk—From the Polar Labs to Antarctic Resolution 
Featuring Giulia Foscari (UNA-UNLESS) and Juan Du (Polar Lab Hong Kong/Daniels Faculty, University of Toronto).

March 17, 12:30pm ET 
Working Session for the 45th Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting 
Featuring International Representatives and Collaborators.

March 30, 6:30pm ET 
Featuring Lyndon Neri (Neri&Hu Design and Research Office). Moderated by Juan Du (Daniels Faculty, University of Toronto).

John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Design
1 Spadina Crescent
Toronto Ontario M5S 2J5
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