20:30 Dept. Arch Amphitheater
Volume Magazine was inaugurated in the 2000's with the tagline 'To Beyond or Not To Be'. It was meant as a call to arms for architects and urbanists to think beyond their everyday practice to the larger forces acting on architecture, from economic crises, to demographic aging, to human emotion and so on. This telescoping outwards was meant as a way to break free from the shackles of convention and to find new ways to address the urgencies of the day through architectural intelligence. Former managing editor, Brendan Cormier, will detail his experience working at Volume, the themes they tackled, and the increasing need to think beyond.
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