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Lec 5- Urban Growth and Competition for Water in the Houston Region Presented by Rice Design...

Held, Wednesday, August 24, 2011, the forum featured the following panelists: Jason Afinowicz, Water Resources, Freese, and Nichols, Inc.; Dr. James Lester, Vice President, Houston Advanced Research Center; Edward G. Vaughan, Chair, Texas Water Development Board. The moderators were: Eric Berger, Houston Chronicle Science Writer; and Thomas Colbert, Associate Professor, University of Houston, College of Architecture Water is our most precious resource and this month, RDA hosts a two-part civic forum on water supply issues in the State of Texas and the Houston region on August 24 and August 31, 2011. Texas is currently experiencing one of the worst droughts in its recorded history. Compounding this problem is the fact that many of the state's aquifers have been in decline for many years. Water quality is emerging as a serious issue facing the Houston region. Will the state's water supplies be adequate to support Houston's growing population and continuing industrialization?

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Lec 1- Jurgen Bey, of Studio Makkink & Bey in Rotterdam

Lec 2- Wang Shu

Lec 3- Thomas Campanella

Lec 4- Water Quality and Solutions to Water Shortages, Rice Design Alliance

Lec 6- 2011 Sally Walsh Lecture presented by Rice Design Alliance

Lec 7- Jürgen Mayer H. / Spring 2011 Lecture Series: Catalyst

Lec 8- Miquel Adria / Spring 2011 Lecture Series: Catalyst

Lec 9- 5 Years After : Lessons from Katrina, Rita and Ike (RDA Civic Forum - March 9, 2011)

Lec 10- Andrew Atwood -

Lec 11- Martin Haettasch -Newer Monumentalities - Collective Formations and Complex

Lec 12- Wm. Raymond Manning: New Orleans Recovery Series

Lec 13- Alejandra Lillo: New Orleans Recovery Series

Lec 14- Scott Bernhard: New Orleans Recovery Series

Lec 15- Spring Lecture Series: Douglas Brinkley

Lec 16- John Fernandez: materials in society

Lec 17- George Beylerian: material libraries

Lec 18- Gail Peter Borden: Material Precedent

Lec 19- Blaine Brownell: materials today and in the past

Lec 20- Rice Design Alliance 2010 Spotlight: Sou Fujimoto

Lec 21- Mobile Design: The Death of Distance

Lec 22- Everyday Explosions: Postcolonial Urbanism after media modernity

Lec 23- 20WORK09

Lec 24- Urbanism in the Age of Biopolitics

Lec 25- 2012 Sally Walsh Lecture with Greg Lynn

Lec 26- What's the Matter With Form?

Lec 27- 2012 Sally Walsh Lecture with Greg Lynn

Lec 28- Utopia's Ghost: Postmodernism Reconsidered

Lec 29- Qin Yun Ma

Lec 30- Civil Architecture

Lec 31- Mike Simonian

Lec 32- Multicultural Modernism

Lec 33- Kenneth Cobonpue

Lec 34- Blurred Vision: Architectures of Surveillance from Mies to SANAA

Lec 35- Looking at the Brazilian architectural challenge

Lec 36- MASShape

Lec 37- Megaform: Symptoms, Histories, Projections

Lec 38- Ecologies of Excess

Lec 39- Wang Shu at Rice Design Alliance.m4v

Lec 40- Less -itty, More -ism

Lec 41- Fluidity

Lec 42- Making MUSAC

Lec 43- Bjarke Ingels Lecture

Lec 44- Lateness and the End of Crisis

Lec 45- Immediate Gratification

Lec 46- Dean's Remarks

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