February 17, 1999
MEDIA CONTACT: Barb Chamberlain, 509/358-7527, chamberlain@wsu.edu
EVENTS SCHEDULED AT WSU SPOKANE INTERDISCIPLINARY DESIGN INSTITUTE
        SPOKANE, Wash. -- Look at downtown in a whole new way after you examine cinematic images of urban streets and the life that is lived there. Look at the opulence, and the simplicity, of the works of Kirtland Cutter, who left his architectural mark on Spokane.
        These topics and more will be the subject of lectures, exhibits and events this spring at the Interdisciplinary Design Institute (IDI) at WSU Spokane. The free public events are set for the Phase One Classroom Building at the Riverpoint Higher Education Park, 668 N. Riverpoint Blvd.
        The spring series begins Monday, Feb. 22, with a showing of "The Naked City" at 7 p.m. in the IDI Gallery, followed by a symposium. "The Naked City: Cinematic Narratives of Criminal Justice, Social Capital and Urban Space" will be discussed by WSU Spokane faculty John Abell (architecture), Ron Helms (criminal justice), David Brody (criminal justice), and Douglas Menzies (architecture).
        Also planned are:
        -- Feb. 23-March 8: Student work in the 15th annual Spokane Masonry Association competition, on display in the IDI Gallery. Student posters advertising masonry products will compete for $2,000 in prizes awarded by the association.
        -- March 22-31: A retrospective exhibit of the works of Bruce Walker, FAIA, noted Spokane architect, on display in the IDI Gallery.
        -- Wednesday, March 24: "Opulence and Simplicity: The Architecture of Kirtland Cutter," discussed by WSU architecture professor Henry Matthews, author of a recently published book on Cutter, at 4 p.m. in the Riverpoint auditorium.
        -- Thursday, March 25: "Architecture and the Stewardship of Place," an AIA Spokane lecture, presented by Clark Stevens, a Los Angeles architect, at 6 p.m. in the Riverpoint auditorium.
        -- Friday, March 26: Bruce Walker, FAIA, reflecting on his work and architecture today, at 6 p.m. in the Riverpoint auditorium.
        -- April 1-30: "Opulence and Simplicity: The Architecture of Kirtland Cutter," on display in the IDI gallery.
        -- Friday, April 16: Janice Viekman, principal of her own firm and a former teacher at the Cornish College for the Arts in Seattle, speaking on "Integrating Interior Design: A Key Component for Project Success," at noon in the Riverpoint auditorium.
        -- Thursday, April 22: "Constructed Reality," an AIA Spokane lecture, presented by William Leddy, a San Francisco architect. Time and location to be announced.
        -- Friday, April 23: Tom Kundig, AIA, principal at Olson Sundberg Architects in Seattle, and Ron Lovinger, professor of landscape architecture at the University of Oregon, talking about their collaboration in designing the Mission Hill Winery in British Columbia, at noon in the Riverpoint auditorium.
        Information on WSU Spokane events is available at 509/358-7500, or on the web at <http://www.spokane.wsu.edu/news_&_events.html>.
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