New French Architecture:
A Companion Series to the Symposium on the Arts of France

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Wednesday April 28
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
For more information please call (312) 337-1070 or email info@af-chicago.org.
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Wednesday April 28
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Luma ArlesĀ is a new contemporary art center that brings together artists, researchers, and creators from every field to collaborate on multi-disciplinary works and exhibitions. Located south of Arles historic city center, the project repurposes the industrial ruins of a 16-acre rail depot and introduces a new public park. Selldorf Architects is part of a core team of designers including Frank Gehry and Bas Smets working on the complex. In addition to contributing to the overall master plan, Selldorf Architects is designing the renovation and conversion of fiveĀ original structures into two new exhibition facilities, a hotel, a visitor center and cafe, as well as a dance studio and artists residence.
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Wednesday May 12
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
L'architecture est un jeu magnifique. The Palais des Congres is a dynamic new space for business, entertainment, and public gathering. The program features a 700 seat multi-purpose auditorium which can be reconfigured to seat 500 or 300 patrons, depending on programming needs. Additional features include an exhibition hall; multi-functional meeting rooms; a rooftop terrace; and a bar/restaurant. Two swirling staircases invite guests to explore the space in an interactive manner, while encouraging physical activity. Special attention is paid to accommodating the special climate of Nimes while maximizing user comfort and energy savings throughout.
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Wednesday May 26
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
The Center in Paris Project will create a new hub for scholarship and cultural exchange in Paris rapidly-developing 13th arrondissement. Comprising an academic center for the University of Chicago and a mixed-use residential building, the project will bring vitality to its neighborhood with biodiverse green spaces and an architecture that weaves the block both physically and intellectually into the fabric of the city.
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Event registration summary
Online Architecture Series - All 3 Lectures:
Series of 3 Online Lectures
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$30.00
Luma Arles/Selldorf Architects - Sara Lopergolo:
Series of 3 Online Lectures
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$30.00
Online Lecture
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$15.00
Palais des Congrès/3XN - Kim Nielsen:
Online Lecture
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$15.00
U of C Paris Project/Studio Gang-Jeanne Gang:
Online Lecture
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$15.00
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