[URBANTH-L] IAEP Philadelphia session on Christopher Alexander's NATURE OF ORDER

Angela Jancius acjancius at ysu.edu
Sun Oct 1 20:32:20 EDT 2006


Reminder: Philadelphia Conference Session on Christopher Alexander's "Nature 
of Order"

The annual meeting of the International Association for Environmental 
Philosophy (IAEP) will include a special session on architect Christopher 
Alexander's four-volume The Nature of Order, to be held Monday, 16 October, 
at the Sheraton Society Hill Hotel, One Dock Street, Philadelphia. The 
session begins at 9 am in the Shippen Room and is co-sponsored by the 
Environmental and Architectural Phenomenology Network. Session paper titles 
and presenters are as follows:

¨     "The Human Capacity for Creating Beauty," Karen Kho, Alameda County 
Planner, San Leandro, California.
¨     "Grasping the Ineffable," Jenny Quillien, New Mexico University at 
Highlands, Santa Fe, New Mexico.
¨     "Structures of Wholeness: A Study of Carl Nyrén's Brahe School 
Library, Visingsö, Sweden," Gary Coates, Kansas State University, Manhattan, 
¨     "The Architecture of Living Thought," Tim Quick, Independent Scholar, 
Victoria, British Columbia.
¨     "'The Hazard of Emergence': Christopher Alexander's Theory of 
Wholeness as Genuine Belonging," David Seamon, Kansas State University, 
Manhattan, Kansas.

Contact David Seamon for information on the session at triad at ksu.edu. For 
information on the conference, go to: www.environmentalphilosophy.org/. EDRA 
members and other interested parties are welcome to attend.

Dr. David Seamon
Architecture Department, Kansas State University
211 Seaton Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506-2901
triad at ksu.edu 

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