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Sep 13, 2017
Dallas Architecture Forum – Cultural Developments Discussion
The Dallas Architecture Forum Presents
“Cultural Developments in Dallas”
Featuring Richard Brettell and Mark Lamster
DALLAS, Texas – September 13, 2017 – The Dallas Architecture Forum, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing public education about architecture, design and the urban environment, will open its 2017-2018 Lecture Series on October 10, 2017 with “Cultural Developments in Dallas,” featuring a discussion between Rick Brettell and Mark Lamster.
Rick Brettell is the Vice-Provost of the University of Texas at Dallas as well as Margaret McDermott Distinguished Chair of Art and Aesthetics Studies at the University of Texas at Dallas and the Founding Director of the Edith O’Donnell Institute of Art History. Rick Brettell is also the Founding Board President of the Dallas Architecture Forum.
Mark Lamster is the award-winning architecture critic of The Dallas Morning News and a professor in the College of Architecture Planning and Public Affairs (CAPPA) at the University of Texas at Arlington. He is the author of numerous books, including a biography of Philip Johnson, and has just completed the past year as a Loeb Fellow at Harvard.
Brettell and Lamster will speak on Tuesday, October 10 at 7 p.m. in the Horchow Auditorium at the Dallas Museum of Art.
“The Dallas Architecture Forum is delighted to present the first lecture in its 2017-18 series which will explore the impact of the dramatic growth of the arts and cultural institutions across the Metroplex,” stated Forum Executive Director Nate Eudaly. “Rick Bretell and Mark Lamster will present what is sure to be a lively conversation about the last 20 years of the cultural landscape in the Metroplex and also consider what it will look like in the next 20 years.”
The lecture will occur at 7 p.m. on October 10, with a complimentary reception beginning at 6:15 p.m. Tickets are $20 per lecture for general admission and $5 for students (with ID). Tickets can be purchased at the door before the lecture. No reservations are needed to attend Forum lectures. Dallas Architecture Forum members receive free admission to all regular Forum lectures as a benefit of membership, and AIA members can earn one hour of CE credit for each lecture.
or call 214-764-2406. Season Benefactors for the Dallas Architecture Forum’s 2017-2018 Season are D Home | D Magazine and Maharger Development – Reggie Graham. Fall/Winter Series Benefactors are CORGAN and modmedia, inc // moderndallas.net
“CULTURAL DEVELOPMENTS IN DALLAS”
RICK BRETTELL AND MARK LAMSTER
10 October 2017
Tuesday, 7:00 pm
Reception and check-in 6:15 pm
Horchow Auditorium, Dallas Museum of Art
The last two decades have seen dramatic developments in the cultural fabric of North Texas. In Dallas, the Arts District saw the addition of the Nasher Sculpture Center, the Wyly Theater, the Winspear Opera House, the City Performance Hall, and the completion of the Booker T. Washington campus. Fort Worth has added the Modern Art Museum and the Piano Pavilion at the Kimbell among its new signature buildings.
Much has happened besides the completion of these signature buildings. Galleries, artist labs, new musical and theatrical organizations have also come into existence or increased their reach across North Texas. Academic centers and non-profits such as The Forum have expanded the cultural reach and raised awareness and dialogue on issues important to all of us. In addition to the Arts District in Dallas and the Cultural District in Fort Worth, there are emerging centers of creative activity across many North Texas cities. Join us for a lively discussion with Rick Brettell and Mark Lamster as we examine some of these major accomplishments over the last twenty years, and discuss what needs to occur over the next two decades with a goal of enhancing the arts and cultural opportunities for all North Texas residents.
Richard (Rick) Brettell, Ph.D.
Richard Bretell is the Vice-Provost of the University of Texas at Dallas as well as Margaret McDermott Distinguished Chair of Art and Aesthetics Studies in the Interdisciplinary Program in Arts and Humanities at the University of Texas at Dallas and the Founding Director of the Edith O’Donnell Institute of Art History, housed at the University of Texas Dallas and the Dallas Museum of Art. The Institute links New Technologies, Sciences and the Arts. He is also an international museum consultant with projects in Europe, Asia, and the United States. Bretell has taught at the University of Texas, Northwestern University, The University of Chicago, Yale University (from which he has three degrees), and Harvard University. Dr. Bretell has also been appointed the Director of the Paul Gauguin Catalogue Raisonné for the Wildenstein Institute in Paris and was named Commandeur des Arts et des Lettres by the French Minister of Culture for the work he accomplished within FRAME (French Regional/American Museum Exchange). He is also the Art critic for the Dallas Morning News.His most recent books are Pissarro’s People, James Magee – The Hill, From the Private Collections of Texas: European Art, Ancient to Modern, The Robert Lehman Collection: 19th and 20th century Painting, Gauguin and Impressionism , Impression: Painting Quickly in France, 1860-1900, Modern Art, 1851-1929: Capitalism and Representation, and Monet to Moore: The Millennium Gift of Sara Lee Corporation. His earlier exhibitions include A Day in the Country, Impressionism and the French Landscape, for which he was awarded a chevalier in the order of “Arts et Lettres” by the French Government, The Art of Paul Gauguin, and The Impressionist in the City: Pissarro’s Urban Series. Dr. Brettell was the guest curator for Impression: Painting Quickly in France, 1860-1900 for the National Gallery, London, the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam, and the Clark Art Institute in Williamstown, Massachusetts. Impression was called “the show of the year” by the London Daily Telegraph and enthusiastically reviewed in the Burlington Magazine, Apollo, The New York Times, Times Literary Supplement, The International Herald Tribune, and all the London dailies.
Dr. Brettell’ s museum career began in 1980 when he was appointed Searle Curator of European Painting at the Art Institute of Chicago. While there, he oversaw the complete renovation and reinstallation of the European Painting and Sculpture Galleries in the Allerton Building. He served as the McDermott Director of the Dallas Museum of Art, where he guided the opening of the Hamon Building among many other accomplishments. Dr. Brettell has lectured at museums and universities throughout the world. He has also served on boards of directors of many national cultural organizations, including the College Art Association, The Georgia O’Keeffe Foundation, the Wendy and Emery Reeves Foundation, and the American Friends of the Australian National Gallery. He also founded The McKinney Avenue Contemporary in Dallas and is the Founding Board President of The Dallas Architecture Forum. Recently the Richard Brettell Award in the Arts was established in honor of Brettell’ s illustrious career.
Mark Lamster is the award-winning architecture critic of The Dallas Morning News and a professor in the College of Architecture Planning and Public Affairs (CAPPA) at the University of Texas at Arlington. He is the author of numerous books, and is currently at work on a biography of the late architect Philip Johnson. Lamster has just spent the past year as a Loeb Fellow at Harvard, while still writing periodically for the Dallas Morning News and participating in programs of importance to Dallas.
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May 19, 2017
Dallas Architecture Forum Panel Discussion
Ian Zapata, Gensler Architects, at Dallas Architecture Forum
Continues 20th Anniversary Panel Discussion Series With
“The Urban Burbs – Corporate Campuses and Suburbia”
The Dallas Architecture Forum, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing public education about architecture, design and the urban environment, will continue its 2016-2017 Panel Discussion Series on May 23, 2017 with “The Urban Burbs – Corporate Campuses and Suburbia” moderated by Ian Zapata, a Design Director for the Dallas office of Gensler Architects.
Panels are offered at no charge to both Forum members and to the general public as a public outreach of The Forum. Join us for a cold beverage and lively dialogue!
The venue for the Panel Series for this season is the Dallas Black Dance Theater building directly behind One Arts Plaza. The DBDT is located at the corner of Arts Plaza Street and Ann Williams Way – at 2700 Ann Williams Way, Dallas, TX 75201. Free parking is available between the DBDT building and Fellowship Church, located to the east of the DBDT building.
The panel discussion is FREE and will be held at 6:30 pm, with complimentary beverages available beginning at 6:15 pm. No reservations are needed to attend. One CEU AIA credit is available.
“The Dallas Architecture forum is pleased to continue its 2016-17 series of thought-provoking Panel Discussions on topics impacting the citizens of Dallas both locally and globally,” stated Forum Executive Director Nate Eudaly. “Continuing with a 20/20 theme for our 20th Anniversary season, this Panel will examine a trend for corporations to move to the suburbs, and the concurrent emergence of Dallas, Plano, Frisco and other area cities as headquarters locations for major national and international companies over the past two decades. This Panel will be especially timely as the pace of these relocations and corporate campuses has dramatically accelerated in recent years. The Panel will also project what, in the view of our Moderator and Panelists, needs to happen in the next twenty years. The result will be an engaging and thought-provoking discussion for our attendees.”
Joining Zapata as panelists for this program will be the following distinguished community leaders and subject matter experts:
Peter J. Braster, Director of Special Projects, City of Plano
Steve Brown, Real Estate Editor, Dallas Morning News
Jim Tousignant, Director of Global Real Estate , Verizon
For more information on The Dallas Architecture Forum, or the Panel Discussion Series, visit www.dallasarchitectureforum.org or call 214-764-2406.
The Forum’s Panel Season Benefactors are John Eagle Dealerships, Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty, Purdy McGuire, Inc., Janet + Terry Kafka and WDG Architecture. The Sponsors for this Panel are Meg M. Fitzpatrick | Management Consultant and LUXE Interiors + Design Magazine.
“The Urban Burbs – Corporate Campuses and Suburbia”
23 May 2017
Monday, 6:30 pm, Informal reception at 6:15 pm
Venue: NOTE LOCATION
Dallas Black Dance Theatre, 2700 Ann Williams Way, Dallas, TX 75201
Behind One Arts Plaza, at the Corner of Arts Plaza Street and Ann Williams Way,
Entrance on Ann Williams Way, Free parking is available between the DBDT building and Fellowship Church, located to the east of the Dallas Black Dance Theatre
The built landscape of the Dallas area has been profoundly impacted by two distinct trends: The move away from downtowns and the emergence of Texas as a national headquarters destination.
How have corporate landscapes changed over the last twenty years and how have they influenced the quality of life of our city and the character of our communities? “The Urban Burbs” will look at the evolution of suburban corporate campuses and the future of work in Dallas. Important factors that will be discussed include amenity rich environments, a sense of community desired by employees of these companies, and the maturation of the suburbs including opportunities for recreation, entertainment, the arts and culture.
About the Moderator:
Ian Zapata is a Design Director in the Dallas office of Gensler, where he also mentors design talent and champions excellence and innovation. Zapata has vast experience in aviation, hospitality, corporate campus and commercial office planning and design. He favors a multi-disciplinary approach and is interested in what happens when design theory and user experience intersect. Zapata is guided by the belief that the smallest, most anonymous project should have the same level of attention, quality and passion as the largest most prominent one. Mr. Zapara is also President of the Board of Directors of The Dallas Architecture Forum, a recognition of his design leadership by his colleagues throughout Dallas.
Peter J. Braster
Peter J. Braster is the City of Plano’s Director of Special Projects. Located in the Office of the City Manager, the Special Projects position was created to bridge economic development and real estate development in Plano. Currently, Mr. Braster oversees the ongoing redevelopment of Downtown Plano; is the ombudsman for the $3 billion Legacy West development; and will lead the City’s retail redevelopment program.
Before joining the City of Plano, Mr. Braster was the City of Carrollton’s Senior Development Manager. He was the city’s first Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) Manager, and negotiated and managed Carrollton’s first public/ private partnership and promoted TOD and economic development in Carrollton’s three transit centers. He also led Carrollton’s development projects such as the 80-acre Project Raiford; the City’s multi-family redevelopment project at Crosby road; and several other special projects. Mr. Braster has over 30 years of public and private experience. He began his career in civil engineering by working on large transportation projects including several highway, airport, and light rail systems in New York and California. Peter is a member of the Urban Land Institute, the North Texas Urban Land Institute TOD Product Council, and the International Economic Development Council.
Steve Brown is the long-time Real Estate Editor for the Dallas Morning News. In that role, Steve is one of North Texas’ leading voices on the ever changing and expanding real estate market related to the Metroplex. His articles are read by thousands of our areas’ business, governmental, and civic leaders, and by many other local residents, as well as followed around the world by those wanting to stay informed about the dynamic real estate market in the North Texas. Steve is highly respected by his peers around the United States, and was elected last year as President of the National Association of Real Estate Editors.
Jim Tousignant is a real estate executive with over 26 years of corporate real estate experience. Jim is responsible for the Real Estate initiatives and transactions for Verizon companies throughout the United States. Verizon has a diverse portfolio of over 100 million square feet in over 6,000 properties, including office, warehouse, land, retail and technology space. Transaction volume in 2016 is expected to include over 800 contracts at a combined value of over $1.5B. Currently leading several strategic initiatives including; a flexible office program, co-working, condo development and a sale/lease-back program.
Jim has career experience in all areas of real estate, including; property management, design and construction, strategic planning, furniture and real estate transactions. He has provided strategic planning and organizational consulting both domestically and internationally, and is viewed as an expert in outsourcing strategies, portfolio optimization, real estate development and contract negotiations.
Apr 15, 2017
Dallas Architecture Forum Lecture by Enrique Norten
Enrique Norten at Dallas Architecture Forum
Enrique Norten Lecture, Dallas Museum of Art, Texas, USA
The Dallas Architecture Forum
Presents Lecture by
Award-Winning Architect Enrique Norten
Wednesday, 3 May 2017
at the Magnolia Theater, West Village
The Dallas Architecture Forum is pleased to conclude its 20th Anniversary 2016-2017 Lecture Season with outstanding architect Enrique Norten, Founder and Design Principal of TEN ARQUITECTOS, New York City and Mexico City. ArchDaily calls TEN ARQUITECTOS “one of the most widely-recognized architectural practices emerging from Mexico, with projects throughout North America.”
Enrique Norten was born in Mexico City and studied architecture at Iberoamericana University, and he holds a Master in Architecture from Cornell University. Norten founded TEN ARQUITECTOS in Mexico City in 1986 and opened a second office in New York in 2000. With over 50 built projects Norten is recognized for work that includes many important museums, educational and public institutions, hotels, residential and urban development projects, parks and public spaces.
Among them are the National School of Theatre and Arts, the Habita Hotel, the Americano Hotel, the High Museum of Villahermosa, the National Laboratory of Genomics for Biodiversity, the University Museum of Chopo, the Amparo Museum, the Emblematic Monument of the 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Puebla, Santa Fe Eurocenter, Business School Campus Livingston for Rutgers University in New Jersey, and Mercedes House in New York.
Enrique Norten has held numerous teaching positions including the Miller Chair at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, the O’Neil Ford chair in Architecture at the University of Texas at Austin, and the Elliot Noyes Visiting Design Critic at Harvard University. He has also served as a Visiting Professor at Cornell University, Parsons School of Design, Pratt Institute, SCI-ARC, Rice University, Columbia University and as Eero Saarinen Visiting Professor of Architectural Design at Yale School of Architecture.
Among the many awards Mr. Norten has received are the “Legacy Award” from the Smithsonian Institution for his contributions to US arts and culture, the Leonardo da Vinci World Award of Arts by the World Cultural Council, and he was the first Mies van der Rohe Award recipient for Latin American Architecture. Enrique Norten has lectured all over the world and has spoken at the Urban Age Conference, dedicated to shaping the thinking and practice of urban leaders and sustainable urban development through a worldwide investigation into the future of diverse cities around the world.
Throughout his career, he has balanced the practice of architecture with a constant participation on international juries and award committees such as the World Trade Center Site Memorial Competition in New York City and the Holcim Awards for Sustainable Construction. In 2006 he was appointed member of Deutsche Bank’s Board of Trustees and on successive years he has become a board member of the Mexican Cultural Institute of New York and the Americas Society/Council of the Americas.
Apr 14, 2017
Dallas Architecture Forum Event
365 Modern Music at Dallas Architecture Forum
The Dallas Architecture Forum and Voices of Change Present
365 Modern Music
Saturday, 6 May 2017
11:00 am to 1:30 pm
MOCKINGBIRD Residence, Designed by Russell Buchanan, FAIA, Buchanan Architecture
Start your weekend with music in the context of contemporary architecture! Voices of Change and The Dallas Architecture Forum present an outdoor garden concert featuring wind instruments in a stunning modern home. Includes a tour of this architecturally significant home designed by architect Russell Buchanan and refreshments following the concert. Valet parking provided. Seating is limited.
Tickets can be purchased online ($50 each) at:
Purchase confirmation with tickets and event address will be E-mailed by EventBrite.
MOCKINGBIRD residence is one of the most experimental residences in Dallas. The building is clad in an ultra energy-efficient metal insulated panel system that combines maximum protection with minimum long-term maintenance. Designed for a young family in the stone import and fabrication business, the residence contains a main building in a simple rectilinear shape, designed in plan using five equal squares. Adjacent to the main building is an entry vestibule clad entirely in onyx slab. Completing the composition is a polished black stone wall for privacy. Join us for great modern music and architecture!
About Voices of Change
Voices of Change is the Southwest’s premiere professional chamber music ensemble dedicated to the performance of the music of our time. Now in its 41st year, Voices of Change fills a unique niche in the music world by performing small ensemble works by 20th and 21st century composers, encouraging and preserving the impulse of musical creativity and imagination.
Founded in 1974 by pianist Jo Boatright and clarinetist Ross Powell, Voices of Change is one of the longest-lived and most distinguished new music ensembles in the United States. In 1999, Voices of Change was a finalist for the prestigious Grammy Award for Best Performance by a Small Classical Ensemble. The CD, Voces Americanas, features works of five living composers of Hispanic descent.
The Grammy nomination is a first for any Dallas/Fort Worth area chamber music ensemble. Voices of Change has been awarded the annual ASCAP Award for Adventuresome Programming an unprecedented five times and has recorded LPs and CDs on the CRI, Crystal, Innova, Albany, Centaur, and Redwood labels. The artists are first-tier professional musicians playing music written by well-known and up-and-coming professional composers. The music of living composers is challenging and requires the skill and dedication of accomplished classical musicians to be played.
The ensemble has been privileged to host more than one hundred composers who have come to hear, discuss, and often participate in the performance of their pieces. Voices of Change has presented over 75 world premieres (more than 25 of which were commissioned by the ensemble), performed music by over 300 composers, and made numerous recordings, including five CDs. Voices of Change is also dedicated to commissioning new works and recording them. The ensemble co-produces an annual young composers competition to introduce and support the music of promising college and high-school composers. Voices of Change is supported by: The City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs, Aaron Copland Fund for New Music, Target Corporation, the EPIK Foundation, TACA, The Dallas Foundation, the NEA (National Endowment for the Arts), Times Ten Cellars and WRR-101.1 FM.
About Buchanan Architecture
Founded in 1992, Buchanan Architecture is a full-service, multi-disciplinary architectural design firm with consistent local, regional and national recognition for design and restoration excellence. At Buchanan Architecture, we view the practice of architecture as a service profession. We listen closely to our clients, and deliver design solutions specific to each client’s unique needs and goals. We approach each project, large or small, as a distinct design challenge. With every new challenge is an opportunity for us to apply our planning and design expertise. Buchanan Architecture provides a comprehensive analysis of each project to produce a high quality, cost-effective design solution.
Our philosophy centers on the importance of structure as a catalyst from which sculptural forms emerge and combine to create dynamic, ordered spaces. The foundation of our design approach is geometry, although there is not an insistence upon geometric purity in the work. Instead, geometry forms a framework in which more poetic ideas and elements can be explored. The source for geometric discipline may change with each project, but geometry remains the genesis of the compositional and organizational thinking. Conceptual, sculptural, or gestured responses to the geometric framework are very subtle and nuanced.
We embrace simple solutions to complex problems. We see beauty in the subtle gestures of light and form. We emphasize meticulous detailing and thoughtful assemblage in order to merge structural and geometric elements into integrated compositions. Refining a design is as important as conceiving one. As a result, we find strength from simplicity and restraint. Our work exhibits a continuous understanding of and an appreciation for the art of design and the craft of construction, from initial conceptual diagrams to final built forms.
Apr 6, 2017
Dallas Architecture Forum Architect Lecture
Marlon Blackwell at Dallas Architecture Forum
Marlon Blackwell Lecture, Dallas Museum of Art, Texas, USA
April 19, 2017
The Dallas Architecture Forum
Presents Lecture by
Award-Winning Architect Marlon Blackwell
Wednesday, 19 April 2017 in the Horchow Auditorium
Dallas Museum of Art
The Dallas Architecture Forum is pleased to continue its 20th Anniversary 2016-2017 Lecture Season with outstanding architect Marlon Blackwell, FAIA, Founder of Marlon Blackwell Architects, Fayetteville.
Marlon Blackwell is one of the nation’s most respected regional modernist architects. His practice takes place primarily in Arkansas and combines vernacular traditions with rigorous formalism. Throughout his body of work, nature has been a persistent inspiration, and he strives to create spaces that respond to the physical and cultural eccentricities of a place. Working in the second poorest state in the country, Blackwell’s architecture uses an economy of means for a maximum of meaning, and he makes spectacular buildings with very small budgets. Blackwell’s work is highly honored on a national and international level. Recent honors include the Smithsonian’s Cooper Hewitt National Design Award and being named Best Architectural Design firm in the United States by the American Institute of Architects.
Blackwell’s projects have ranged from a Honey House to the University of Arkansas School of Architecture to a spare orthodox church. He was the architect for the Ruth Lilly Visitors Pavilion at the Indianapolis Museum of Art and the Crystal Bridges Museum Store at the Crystal Bridges Museum of Art in Bentonville, Arkansas. He is the Principal at Marlon Blackwell Architects and Distinguished Professor and Department Head of the Fay Jones School of Architecture at the University of Arkansas. As mentioned above in the summary paragraph, Blackwell is the recipient of the 2016 Cooper Hewitt National Design Award, the American Academy of Arts and Letters Architecture Prize, and his firm was named 2016 Best Architectural Design Firm in the U.S. by Architect Magazine. Other honors, among many, include the Best Civic and Community Building Award from the World Architecture Festival in Barcelona, Spain.
Blackwell will speak on Wednesday, April 19 at 7:00 p.m., with check-in and reception at 6:15 p.m., in the Horchow Auditorium at the Dallas Museum of Art.
“Marlon Blackwell has a kind of ‘universal’ philosophy of architecture which says it can ‘happen anywhere, at any scale, at any budget, for anyone,’ yet every project is ‘unique and situational’. This approach drives projects that offer the most cost-effective, yet elegant solutions for his clients and garner recognition from his peers with prestigious design awards from the American Institute of Architects, the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and the USA Artists Fellows, among others. We believe he will give a program of great interest and are delighted to present Mr. Blackwell to the Dallas community,” stated Nate Eudaly, Executive Director of The Dallas Architecture Forum.
The lecture will occur at 7:00p.m. on April 19, with a complimentary reception beginning at 6:15 pm. Tickets are $20 per lecture for general admission and $5 for students (with ID). Tickets can be purchased at the door before the lecture. No reservations are needed to attend Forum lectures. Dallas Architecture Forum members receive free admission to all regular Forum lectures as a benefit of membership, and AIA members can earn one hour of CE credit for each lecture. For more information on The Dallas Architecture Forum, visit www.dallasarchitectureforum.org or call 214-764-2406.
Season Benefactors for the Dallas Architecture Forum’s 2016-2017 Season are Briggs-Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty and Maharger Development | Reggie Graham. Spring Series Benefactors are Bodron+Fruit; HKS, Inc.; Jackson Walker LLP; Janet and Terry Kafka; Scott+Cooner; and Smink, Inc. Lecture Benefactors are Scott + Reid, Talley Associates, and Workplace Solutions. Reception underwriters are HDR and Richard Drummond Davis.
FOUNDER, MARLON BLACKWELL ARCHITECTS, FAYETTEVILLE
19 April 2017
Wednesday, 7:00 pm
Reception and check-in from 6:15 – 6:55 pm
Horchow Auditorium, Dallas Museum of Art
Mar 25, 2017
Dallas Architecture Forum Lecture
Annabelle Selldorf at Dallas Architecture Forum
Annabelle Selldorf Lecture, Dallas Museum of Art, Texas, USA
April 5, 2017
The Dallas Architecture Forum in Collaboration with Dallas Art Fair
Presents Lecture by
Award-Winning Architect Annabelle Selldorf
Wednesday, 5 April 2017 in the Horchow Auditorium
Dallas Museum of Art
The Dallas Architecture Forum is pleased to continue its 20th Anniversary 2016-2017 Lecture Season with outstanding architect Annabelle Selldorf, FAIA, the Founding Principal of Selldorf Architects.
Selldorf Architects is an internationally acclaimed New York-based design firm that creates public and private spaces that manifest modern sensibilities with enduring impact. The firm’s stellar list of clients includes cultural institutions such as The Frick Collection, the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, The Clark Institute, the Luma Foundation, and Neue Galerie New York. In addition, the firm has created multiple galleries for David Zwirner, Hauser & Wirth and other leading galleries, and has designed exhibitions for the Whitney, Frieze Masters and the Venice Art Biennale.
Ms. Selldorf is a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects, and serves on the boards of the Architectural League of New York and the Chinati Foundation. In 2014, she was the recipient of the American Academy of Arts and Letters’ Award in Architecture and in 2016 she received the Medal of Honor from the American Institute of Architects New York Chapter.
Feb 28, 2017
Dallas Architecture Forum Talk
Mar. 9: “Architect as Developer” Jonathan Segal at The Dallas Architecture Forum
The Dallas Architecture Forum Presents Lecture by
Award-Winning “Architect as Developer”
Thursday, 9 March 2017 at the Magnolia Theatre in the West Village
The Dallas Architecture Forum is pleased to continue its 20th Anniversary 2016-2017 Lecture Season with outstanding architect Jonathan Segal, Founder and Principal of Jonathan Segal Architecture and Development. Jonathan Segal, FAIA, is an award-winning architect and contractor who has created and modeled the unique practice of ‘Architect as Developer’ for over two decades.
As a Trailblazer in the field, his innovative single-family live/work residences and medium to high-density mixed-use housing, primarily found in San Diego and other communities in southern California, have received numerous national awards. Segal has also focused on conceptualizing and constructing well-designed affordable housing for residents of San Diego that has received honors from architecture and construction organizations.
Photos Courtesy of the Architect
Among Segal’s accolades are 24 local, state and national AIA awards for residential and urban design including six AIA National Honor Awards for Housing, Architizer award finalist, the AIA HUD Award for Excellence in Affordable Housing Design, a National American Architecture Award from the Chicago Athenaeum, and Grand Prize Awards from Residential Architect and Custom Home magazines. Due to his success practicing architecture as a developer, Jonathan Segal’s goal is to promote this method of architectural practice to other architects, so they can achieve increased control and financial success over their projects from conceptualization through completion.
A documentary about a new way to build sustainable cities by architect/developer Jonathan Segal FAIA. Film by Jeff Durkin.
Created for the Museum of Modern Art San Diego.Mix 9 Architecture Show 2009.
Segal will speak on Thursday, March 9 at 7:00 p.m., with check-in at 6:15 p.m., at the Magnolia Theatre in the West Village.
“As a pioneer in forging the practice of Architect as Developer, and one who has achieved outstanding recognition in the field of architecture by being named a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects at a very young age and receiving so many national, state and local awards, coupled with his desire to share his approach with others in lectures and seminars across the country, we believe Jonathan Segal will present a lecture of great interest to the Dallas community,” stated Nate Eudaly, Executive Director of the Dallas Architecture Forum.
The lecture will occur at 7:00 p.m. on March 9, with a complimentary reception beginning at 6:15 p.m. Tickets are $20 per lecture for general admission and $5 for students (with ID). Tickets can be purchased at the door before the lecture. No reservations are needed to attend Forum lectures. Dallas Architecture Forum members receive free admission to all regular Forum lectures as a benefit of membership, and AIA members can earn one hour of CE credit for each lecture. For more information on The Dallas Architecture Forum, visit www.dallasarchitectureforum.org or call 214-764-2406.
Season Benefactors for the Dallas Architecture Forum’s 2016-2017 Season are Briggs-Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty and Maharger Development | Reggie Graham. Winter/Spring Series Benefactors are Architectural Lighting Alliance, CORGAN, Headington Companies and modmedia, inc // moderndallas.net. Lecture Benefactor for this event is Blum Consulting Engineers. Reception Underwriter is Bernbaum/Magadini Architects.
FOUNDER and PRINCIPAL
JONATHAN SEGAL ARCHITECTURE and DEVELOPMENT
9 March 2017
Thursday, 7:00 pm
Reception and check-in from 6:15 — 6:55 pm
Magnolia Theatre in the West Village
Jonathan Segal, FAIA, redefines the role of the traditional architect by exclusively eliminating the client and developing, constructing and designing his own work. Since 1988 he has designed, developed, and constructed over 300 national award-winning and trendsetting single-family and medium- to high-density residential, live/work units and mixed-use housing totaling over 300,000 square feet in downtown San Diego and La Jolla, California. Jonathan Segal is considered one of downtown San Diego’s most successful and pioneering residential architectural/development companies and has a reputation for providing superior housing at a lower cost than comparable properties. Their focus is exclusively on urban projects, ranging from 80 to 160 dwelling units per acre.
Throughout his career, Jonathan has been as devoted to the interests of Downtown San Diego as he is to the creativity of his architecture. Staunchly opposed to insensitive development, Jonathan is adamant about preserving historic and important architecture while sensitively integrating new development. This passion for architecture and downtown has not gone unnoticed. He has received over 40 national, state, and local design awards, and several of those underscore that his standout talents have come at an early age: he has won six National American Institute of Architecture Housing Honors (AIA) and four State of California AIA Honor Awards for Urban Housing, more than any San Diego architect; he was named by the San Diego Union Tribune as one of “Four Architects” in the city’s history that have made a difference; in 2003 he was named to the AIA’s College of Fellows, FAIA – the youngest San Diego architect to be named to this prestigious fraternity; Segal was honored as Residential Architect Magazine’s 2004 National Rising Star; and “The Prospect” was selected as one of Dwell Magazines top 100 homes ever published. In January, 2011 Residential Architect Magazine named him as one of the top 50 architects in the nation.
Jonathan’s interests in thoughtful architecture and development extend beyond his own projects. He shares his ideas frequently as an AIA speaker and has lectured at thirty US Universities, at the University of Cataluña in Barcelona, Spain and at numerous AIA chapters preaching “Architect As Developer” nationwide. Most recently, Segal has been included as a founding member of the National AIA Congress of Residential Architecture (CORA), and along with Ted Smith founded the Woodbury Institute of Architecture for the Masters in Architectural Development (MRED). In 2007, Jonathan presented his first “Architect as Developer” seminar to over 700 architects in Los Angeles and in the fall of 2008 he presented to over 600 architects in Washington DC.
Feb 19 + 18, 2017
Dallas Architecture Forum News
Amale Andraos: Architect for Lela Rose & Diane von Furstenberg at Dallas Architecture Forum
Amale Andraos Lecture, Dallas Museum of Art, Texas, USA
March 1, 2017
The Dallas Architecture Forum and
UTA College of Architecture, Planning and Public Affairs (CAPPA)
Present Lecture by
Wednesday, 1 March 2017 in the Horchow Auditorium
Dallas Museum of Art
The Dallas Architecture Forum is pleased to continue its 20th Anniversary 2016-2017 Lecture Season with outstanding architect Amale Andraos, Dean of Columbia’s Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation and co-founder of WORKac.
WORKac has achieved international acclaim for projects such as the New Holland Island Cultural Center in St. Petersburg, Russia, the Blaffer Museum in Houston, the Children’s Museum of the Arts in Manhattan and the Edible Schoolyard at P.S. 216 in Brooklyn.
Other projects include the winning competition entry for the Conference Center in Libreville, Gabon that will host the next African Union summit for heads of state. Under construction is the Eyebeam Art + Technology Center in Brooklyn which will explore the future of work, art, and technology.
Andraos has taught at Princeton, Penn, the American University in Beirut, and the Harvard GSD. Her publications include 49 Cities; Above the Pavement, the Farm!; and Architecture and Representation: the Arab City.
Andraos serves on the board of the Architectural League of New York. Recent honors include Architectural Record’s “New Generation Leader for Women in Architecture”, and the January 2017 “Game Changers” cover for Metropolis. Andraos has also designed the NYC residence for Dallas native and fashion designer Lela Rose and the corporate offices for Diane von Furstenberg.
Andraos will speak on Wednesday, March 1 at 7:00 p.m., with check-in at 6:15 p.m.,
in the Horchow Auditorium at the Dallas Museum of Art.
“As Metropolis Magazine said in naming her firm WORKac a Game Changer in the field of architecture, Amale Andraos has reached ‘the highest ranks of academia and (has won) significant commissions while still in her 40’s.’ We believe her work in architectural design, research, experimentation, and teaching, from the United States to Russia, and Africa, which also draws upon her native Beirut to explore the concept of the Arab City, will provide a program of great interest to the Dallas community,” stated Nate Eudaly, Executive Director of the Dallas Architecture Forum.
The lecture will occur at 7:00 p.m. on March 1, with a complimentary reception beginning at 6:15 p.m. Tickets are $20 per lecture for general admission and $5 for students (with ID). Tickets can be purchased at the door before the lecture. No reservations are needed to attend Forum lectures. Dallas Architecture Forum members receive free admission to all regular Forum lectures as a benefit of membership, and AIA members can earn one hour of CE credit for each lecture. For more information on The Dallas Architecture Forum, visit www.dallasarchitectureforum.org or call 214-764-2406.
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Wieden+Kennedy Office in New York by WORKac, architects
photography © Bruce Damont and Raymond Adams
DEAN OF THE COLUMBIA GRADUATE SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE
CO-FOUNDER OF WORKac
1 March 2017
Wednesday, 7:00 pm
Reception and check-in from 6:15 — 6:55 pm
Horchow Auditorium, Dallas Museum of Art
The Rose Family Lecture
Presented with Underwriting Support from
Dallas Center for Architecture Foundation
Amale Andraos is the Dean of Columbia’s Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation. Andraos is a co-founder of WORKac, an architectural firm based in New York that focuses on architectural projects which re-invent the relationship between urban and natural environments.
New Holland Island St Petersburg Masterplan
picture © WORKac
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Among the over 160 speakers who have addressed the Forum’s Lecture Series are Shigeru Ban, Brad Cloepfil, Diller + Scofidio, Peter Eisenman, Michael Graves, Daniel Libeskind, Thomas Phifer, Rafael Vinoly, Juhani Pallasmaa, AIA Gold Medal Winner Peter Bohlin, and regional architects David Lake and Ted Flato. Pritzker Prize winners speaking to the Forum have been Kazuyo Sejima, Rafael Moneo, Thom Mayne, Rem Koolhaas and Norman Foster (the latter two in collaboration with the ATT Performing Arts Center). Other speakers for the Forum have been leading designers Calvin Tsao, Andrée Putman, and Karim Rashid; landscape architect Michael Van Valkenburgh; and National Trust President Emeritus Richard Moe. Important critics, authors and patrons who have spoken to the Forum include Emily Pulitzer, Terence Riley, Pulitzer Prize winners Robert Campbell and Blair Kamin, Aaron Betsky, and the late David Dillon.
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Due to unanticipated and unavoidable scheduling conflicts for one of the Panel’s participants, this Panel will be RESCHEDULED for early Fall 2017. We will post updated information once a new date is finalized.
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Dallas Architecture Forum Panel Discussion in May 2017
“Cultural Developments in Dallas at Dallas Architecture Forum
The Dallas Architecture Forum will continue its 2016-17 Panel Discussion Series with “Cultural Developments in Dallas” on May 9, 2017 at 6:30 pm (reception at 6:15 pm) at the Dallas Black Dance Theater.
Rick Bretell, the Vice-Provost of the University of Texas at Dallas, as well as Margaret McDermott Distinguished Chair of Art and Aesthetics Studies at the University of Texas at Dallas and the Founding Director of the Edith O’Donnell Institute of Art History, will be joined by Mark Lamster, Architecture Critic for The Dallas Morning News and Professor at UTA CAPPA. He is on a Loeb Fellowship at Harvard this year and will return to Dallas to participate in this Panel Discussion.
They will review the dramatic developments in the cultural fabric of North Texas in the last two decades, such as the addition of the Nasher Sculpture Center, the Wyly Theater, the Winspear Opera House and the City Performance Hall in Dallas, and the Modern Museum of Art and the Piano Pavilion at the Kimbell in Fort Worth, as well as looking at what needs to occur over the next two decades to enhance the arts and cultural opportunities for all North Texas residents.
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