Learn about San Diego’s rich architectural history in this illustrated lecture presented by Wendy L. Tinsley Becker. This overview will focus on Modernist architecture highlighting the work of Herbert B. Turner and James Hubbell providing insight into their exhibitions on view at OMA.
Tinsley Becker is the founding-Principal at Urbana Preservation and Planning, LLC. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) and is listed on the Register of Professional Historians. This lecture is complimentary for OMA Members, free with general admission. Seating is on a first come basis and limited to 125 people. More info here.
For additional information please call (760) 435-3721.
704 Pier View Way
Oceanside, CA 92054
Award-winning Architect and designer Jennifer Luce of Luce et Studio is scheduled to speak at NewSchool of Architecture and Design on the topic of Deliberate Blur as part of the San Diego school’s lecture series that brings inspiring and innovative designers and architects from around the world. The event is free and open to the public.
Lecture Topic: Deliberate Blur/Design Thinking Across Perceived Boundaries
Luce will explore the process of “navigating the fringe” through the exploration of spaces that lie between traditional architecture, site specific art, narrative landscapes and the sculptural form.
Q & A follows lecture. More information here.
NewSchool of Architecture and Design Auditorium.
1249 F Street, San Diego, CA 92101
**Priority seating given to NSAD students, staff, alumni and board members. Members of the public are requested to RSVP to PR Manager Anna Cearley for directions and to reserve a seat: : firstname.lastname@example.org or 619-684-8791**
Current issues in urban planning, specifically highlighting the possibilities of designing not just for communities, but with communities, will be discussed at a colloquium this evening, presented in conjunction with The San Diego Museum of Art's interactive installation Beneath the Moon II, Journey through the City. Speakers include Leo Orellana, Architect and Founding Director of Sirchal II; Michael Stepner, Architect and Professor, NewSchool of Architecture & Design and former City Architect; and Eric Naslund, Design Principal/Partner in Studio E Architects and Chair of the San Diego Planning Commission. James Brown of Public Architecture & Planning will serve as moderator.
More information and tickets here.
San Diego Mayor Bob Filner will kick off the San Diego Press Club’s Newsmakers2013 breakfast series at 7:30 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 31, at the New School of Architecture and Design, 1349 F Street, in downtown San Diego.
The event will be moderated by NBC 7 San Diego political reporter Gene Cubbison, host of the station’s “Politically Speaking” program.
Filner, who took office in December, is expected to elaborate on some of his priorities in 2013 and take questions from the press and public who are welcomed to attend.
The cost is $10 for San Diego Press Club members and students and $15 for others. There is limited seating, so reservations are required at the club’s website, sdpressclub.org.
Newsmakers2013 will feature a prominent speaker each month who is making news in San Diego and wishes to discuss his or her ideas, plans and projects.
Additional information is available from event chairman Roger Showley at email@example.com or (619) 293-1286, or Terry Williams, executive director of the press club, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (619) 231-4340.
Current issues in urban planning, specifically highlighting the possibilities of designing not just for communities, but with communities, will be discussed at this colloquium presented in
conjunction with The San Diego Museum of Art's interactive installation Beneath the Moon II, Journey through the City. Speakers include Leo Orellana, Architect and Founding Director of Sirchal II; Michael Stepner, Architect and Professor, NewSchool of Architecture & Design and former City Architect; and Eric Naslund, Design Principal/Partner in Studio E Architects and Chair of the San Diego Planning Commission. James Brown of Public Architecture & Planning will serve as moderator.
This event will take place at
the James S. Copley Auditorium
at The San Diego Museum of Art
1450 El Prado in Balboa Park
$7 Museum members, SDAF members, seniors, students, military
SDAF Members; you should have received an email with your discount code. If not, click here, and we'll send it right away. seniors, students, military
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Join the San Diego Museum of Art for Norm Applebaum presenting Spirit as an Expression of New Architecture.
Well-known San Diego residential architect Norm Applebaum will share stories about homes that he has designed in the area, including an in-depth discussion of his 54,000-square-foot estate in Rancho Santa Fe.
Sponsored by The San Diego Museum of Art Docent Council.
Robert Mosher, FAIA, attended The Art Center School and USC, then majored in architecture at the University of Washington. At the beginning of his career after World War II, he worked for Myron Hunt & HC Chambers, Harwell Hamilton Harris, and William Templeton Johnson. The first office that he designed was for his father’s Green Dragon Colony in La Jolla. He worked on this with another architect, Roy Drew, whom he had met at the Hunt and Chambers office. Mosher and Drew continued to collaborate, and their work drew the attention of several shelter publications. Their firm eventually grew into Mosher Drew Watson Ferguson.
Now, at the age of 91, Mosher can look back on his survival of booms and busts and his influence on the modern-architecture movement. He will speak at the January FSDA meeting in dialogue with architecture historian Keith York of
York will query Mosher about his definition of modernism – a definition that Mosher says distinguishes San Diego and his colleagues – and about his attitude toward historic preservation, which has figured in battles over the fate of the Green Dragon Colony and some of the houses that he has designed."
This lecture will be held at
NewSchool of Architecture and Design.
1249 F Street, San Diego 92101.
More information can be found here.
Friends of San Diego Architecture presents inspiring lectures on architecture, design and the built environment by speakers that stimulate thoughtful, community-centered discussions. After more than 25 years, the conversations continue. Please plan on attending a lecture soon!
Meetings are held at 9:30 a.m. on the third Saturday of the month (except in the summer) at the NewSchool of Architecture & Design in downtown San Diego. Suggested donation is $3-5 and students are always free!
At the Friends of San Diego Architecture’s October meeting, Preservationist Architect and president of Heritage Architecture & Planning David Marshall will discuss many of the great historic buildings that no longer grace San Diego’s landscape.
Meetings begin at 9:30 a.m at the NewSchool of Achitecture & Design / 1249 F Street / San Diego, CA 92101
Join Robert Hull, FAIA and Craig Curtis, FAIA of the Miller Hull Partnership for an evening of observations and strategies.The work of Miller Hull has spanned nearly 35 years and has been influenced by the natural world and innovations from around the globe. Robert and Craig will take you from the firm’s humble beginnings in the Peace Corps to today, designing the busiest Border Station in the United States which aims to achieve net zero energy and LEED Platinum certification. Miller Hull has recently opened an office in San Diego
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