August Design Lecture 2020

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The AIA is committed to broadening equity, diversity, and inclusion to create a stronger profession. Emily Grandstaff Rice, FAIA, will talk about AIAs position, programs, research, and the newly published equity guides.

Tuesday, August 4 at noon.

Earn 1.0 LU

Online meeting via Zoom.

All AIA Members, affiliate members, and student - Free

Non-Member Guests - $10

Details will be sent prior to meeting via Eventbrite.

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Speaker: Emily Grandstaff-Rice, FAIA

Emily Grandstaff-Rice, FAIA, is senior associate at Arrowstreet, a Boston-based architecture and design firm. She has experience with a broad range of work and is currently focusing on K-12 schools. Emily is the current chair of the Equity and the Future of Architecture, a national Board-level committee formed after the 2016 Equity in Architecture Commission. She was the 2014 President of the Boston Society of Architects and has advocated for emerging professionals and women in design for fifteen years, but there is always more work to do.

 

June Design Lecture 2020

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June Design Lecture

Join the movement! Critical Stewardship lies at the intersection of environmentally conscious design and historic preservation, with a focus on creativity & human-centered decision making. Sam Batchelor, AIA and Mary Ann Upton, AIA, both partners at designLAB architects, will display the power of Critical Stewardship through case-studies. The processes and outcomes will illustrate how conscientious design prevailed over dogmatic requirements or technical mandates for rich outcomes and community benefit. You’ll leave inspired!

Thursday, June 16 at 5 p.m.

Earn 1.0 LU 

Online meeting via Zoom.

All AIA Members, Affiliate Members, and Students - Free

Non-Member Guest - $10

Details will be sent prior to meeting.

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Speakers: Mary Ann Upton, AIA and Sam Batchelor, AIA

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Mary Ann Upton, AIA, is an architect and partner at designLAB, currently overseeing the plans to renovate Dartmouth College’s iconic Dartmouth Hall and the transformation of the Providence Public Library (PPL). Mary Ann’s practice focus is “Critical Stewardship” - projects which leverage historic context in a way that recognizes legacy yet welcomes the future. She believes it is not possible to separate preservation and innovation.

Mary Ann earned her Bachelor of Architecture degree from Rice University. She brings a depth of experience to the studio from her time working in Memphis, Houston, and New York City. While at designLAB, Mary Ann has overseen design of the Worcester Historic Museum, the award-winning Whitin Observatory and Schneider Center at Wellesley College, and the Cape Ann Museum. She has supported planning for the West Branch Library, Carney Library and the expansion of the Concord Museum. Mary Ann is former chair of the Membership Committee at the BSA and most recently spoke on Critical Stewardship at the National AIA Conference in Las Vegas (A’19).

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Sam Batchelor, AIA, a partner at designLAB architects, director of the MassArt Community/Build Studio, and former President of the Board of the Community Design Resource Center of Boston.   Sam works primarily with educational and non-profit institutions with a focus on sustainability, education, and the arts. Sam received his Masters of Architecture from The University of Washington, and his BA from Yale University. He currently sits on the Editorial Board for ArchitectureBoston and is VP for Membership at the BSA.

As a practicing architect, Sam has worked with a wide range of clients with a focus on education and advocacy. Sam was the partner in charge for the Hitchcock Center for the Environment, a non-profit institution developing programs and curricula to promote environmental literacy in children, youth, and adults throughout western Massachusetts. This project was the 23rd building internationally to achieve a Living Building Certification, which is the highest standard in the world for sustainable building. Sam’s other projects include the Eliot School for Fine and Applied Arts, Walnut Hill School for the Arts, and The MIT Music and Theater Arts department.

 

February Design Lecture 2020

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Immediate Past-President William J. Bates, FAIA will give an update on the Institute, focusing on the Big Move, pipeline development, and national trends.

Monday, February 24, 2020
1.0 LU|HSW 
5 p.m. | Reception
6 p.m. | Lecture

Free | AIA Members, Affiliates, and Students
$20 | Non-Member Guests

The Center for Architecture and Design
50 West Town Street, Suite 110
Columbus, OH 43215

Speakers: William J. Bates, FAIA

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William J. Bates, FAIA, from AIA Pittsburgh/AIA Pennsylvania, was elected 2018 First Vice President/2019 President-elect. He is now the Immediate Past-President of AIA National. He has served as a member of the Board of Directors since 2011, along with stints as a vice president and the chair of the Board Community Committee from 2015-2016. In 1991 and again in 2010 he served as president of AIA Pennsylvania; he was also president of AIA Pittsburgh in 1987. The vice president of real estate at Eat’n Park Hospitality Group, Inc., and an adjunct professor at Carnegie Mellon University, he received his B.Arch. from the University of Notre Dame and pursued graduate studies in Construction Management at both Pennsylvania State University and the Harvard Graduate School of Design.

 

March Design Lecture 2020

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The AIA is committed to broadening equity, diversity, and inclusion to create a stronger profession. Emily Grandstaff Rice, FAIA, will talk about AIAs position, programs, research, and the newly published equity guides.

Speaker: Emily Grandstaff Rice, FAIA

Tuesday, March 17, 2020
1.0 LU
5 p.m. | Reception
6 p.m. | Lecture

Free | AIA Members, Affiliates, and Students
$20 | Non-Member Guests

The Center for Architecture and Design
50 West Town Street, Suite 110
Columbus, OH 43215

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January Design Lecture 2020

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Schooley Caldwell was the architect for a master plan followed by a ten-year renovation, restoration and additional project at the National Historic Landmark Ohio Statehouse (built 1838-1861, with additional in 1901, 1965 and 1994). Since 1989, SC has served continuously as Architect of the Capitol, responsible for the restoration project design, as well as dozens of improvements and stewardship projects. This course will cover programming, political, financial, design, preservation, code and construction aspects of the renovation, as well as the stewardship responsibility attendant to a historic landmark experiencing hard everyday use.

Tuesday, January 28, 2020
1.0 LU|HSW
5 p.m. | Reception
6 p.m. | Lecture

Free | AIA Members, Affiliates, and Students
$20 | Non-Member Guests

The Center for Architecture and Design
50 West Town Street, Suite 110
Columbus, OH 43215

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Speakers: Bob Loversidge, FAIA

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Bob Loversidge is an award-winning preservation design architect, a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects, and CEO of Schooley Caldwell. He is a past chair of the AIA’s National Historic Resources Committee, and a recipient of the AIA Ohio Gold Medal. Bob is a graduate of OSU’s Knowlton School of Architecture and a Distinguished Alumnus of the College of Engineering. Bob was principal-in-charge of the ten-year renovation of the historic Ohio Statehouse where he still serves as Architect of the Capitol, and the Thomas J. Moyer Ohio Judicial Center, home to the Supreme Court of Ohio. His projects include renovation of the 1930s Ross Building at the Columbus Museum of Art; restoration of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Westcott House in Springfield, Ohio; and work at the state capitols of Kansas, Utah, and Minnesota. Recent local design work includes renovation of the LeVeque Tower, the Main Library and the Convention Center, and design of the new Michael B. Coleman Government Center and parking garage (in collaboration with DesignGroup).

 

Specializing in public works for over 75 years and known nationally as historic preservation experts, Schooley Caldwell is an AIA Ohio Gold Medal firm that has worked on many projects involving rehabilitation, adaptive use and additions, including National Historic Landmarks and many listed on the National Register of Historic Places or on local historic registers.

 

 

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