DIVA-Day is an annual symposium to discuss the use of environmental analysis tools in design practice, research and architectural education. The full-day event includes a series of presentations and discussions, focused on how DIVA and associated simulation tools can be used in design and performance-evaluation workflows. Previous events were in 2015 at the Architecture Association in London, 2014 in Seattle, 2013 at Thornton Tomasetti's offices in New York and 2012 at MIT. DIVA Day 2016 will be our first Canadian event, in Toronto, Canada. We will be hosted by the John H.
Thursday, September 29, 2016 to Saturday, October 1, 2016
230 College Street
“The Enduring Objects of Architecture: 10 Projects and a Plan” with Ludovico Centis, The Empire, Venice
Tuesday, October 4, 2016 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Room 103, 230 College
Buildings, cities and territories on one side, and books on the other, define the enduring objects of architectural practice. The intellectual and professional life of architects and urbanists unfolds between these two poles, their thoughts and actions set down on the physical world and the printed matter. The tension and exchange that this condition generates will be investigated through the narration of ten accomplished projects and one ambitious plan that reflect on the reciprocal influences between these two spheres.
Thursday, October 13, 2016 -
6:30pm to 8:00pm
More details coming soon.
“Shared Responsibility” with Michel Rojkind and Chris Kohn, presented by the Toronto Society of Architects
Friday, October 14, 2016 -
6:30pm to 8:00pm
Room 103, 230 College Street
Register via Eventbrite The Toronto Society of Architects invites you to a special lecture by renowned architects Michel Rojkind and his colleague Chris Köhn. They will present on the topic "Shared Responsibility", a guiding principle in their approach to architecture: