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Novem Mason Symposium on Community-Engaged Design April 2-4

Exterior photo of the Gatewood BuildingThe line-up of events for the 2014 Novem Mason Symposium on Community-Engaged Design has been announced. Some highlights:

Wednesday, April 2
7 p.m. – Screening of Journey of the Universe – Sullivan Science Building – Mead Auditorium
Emmy award winning documentary. Producer Dr. John Grim (Yale University) will talk briefly before the film and afterwards lead a discussion.

Thursday, April 3
9 a.m. – noon – IARc research and scholarship – throughout Gatewood Building
Faculty, students, and staff in Interior Architecture will present a series of brief presentations regarding their scholarly and creative work in design and community engagement.

Noon – A Tribute to IARc Emeritus Faculty Novem Mason and Mary Miller – Gatewood Building. Lobby and 1st floor

2 p.m. – Education for a Sustainable World – Curry Auditorium . Room 225 – Dr. David Orr (Oberlin College)

3:45 p.m. – IARc panel: Community Engagement and Environmental Design – Gatewood, Room 401 – moderated by Travis Hicks, director of the Center for Community Engaged Design, IARc

Friday, April 4, 9 a.m. – Dedication of the IARc Center for Community-Engaged Design – 842-B Lee Street
followed by daylong Community Engagement: Service Projects in Greensboro

An additional offering:

Monday, April 7 – 5 p.m. – Ashby Dialogues: Adapting to the Future: Architecture and Sustainability
IARc Discussion: Architectural Future and Human Adaptation, Sullivan Building Atrium

Gregg Lewis is an award-winning building professional, business and community leader whose recent work has focused on relief efforts in Haiti. While principal at SmithLewis Architecture, Gregg developed a Cradle to Cradle design competition that launched a conversation throughout the Roanoke Valley that focused attention on healthful environments for people and the planet.

More information is at http://communityengagement.uncg.edu/PDFs/iarc_symposium-tribute-20-mar.pdf