Carleton’s Charles Gordon Lecture on Society and Design Welcomes Dan Pitera

Syncopating the Urban Landscape: More people, more programs, more geographies

Carlton University’s Azrieli School of Architecture presents a public lecture on Wednesday, Sept. 17 at 6 p.m. as part of the annual Charles Gordon Lecture on Society and Designseries. This year the lecture features Dan Pitera of the Detroit Collaborative Design Center presenting his lecture entitled Syncopating the Urban Landscape: More people, more programs, more geographies.

When: Wednesday, Sept. 17 at 6 p.m.
Where: In the “Pit” of the Azrieli School of Architecture, Architecture Building (Main Floor), Carleton University

The Detroit Collaborative Design Center (DCDC) is a multi-disciplinary, non-profit architecture and urban design firm at the University of Detroit Mercy School of Architecture. Since 1994, the DCDC has been dedicated to creating sustainable spaces and communities through quality design and the collaborative process, working with over 80 Detroit nonprofit organizations, community groups and philanthropic foundations.

Charles Gordon was chair of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, and for many years co-ordinator of the Directed Interdisciplinary Studies program. Gordon taught at Carleton for 37 years and was renowned for his scholarly research in industrial sociology and the sociology of the environment. He studied and wrote about the relationship between design, work and politics, producing articles such as Goldilocks and the Three Sociologists. The Charles Gordon Lecture is made possible through an endowment fund established by his many friends in 2004.

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