Dallas Architecture Forum, a non-profit organization for everyone interested in learning about and improving the architecture, design, landscape and urban fabric of the North Texas region is pleased to announce its 2015-16 Lecture Season.
“The Forum’s 2015-2016 Lecture Season will bring internationally respected leaders in the fields of architecture, design, public space and urban strategies to Dallas to speak for our members and the general public” said Nate Eudaly, the Forum’s Executive Director. ”We are pleased to present an outstanding season of lectures that will be of interest to both those in the architecture and design professions, as well as to the general public ” stated Jo Staffelbach Heinz, the Chair of the Forum’s Board of Directors.
The lecture season will begin with the highly respected architect Randy Brown, founder of Randy Brown Architects, who will speak Wednesday, October 21 at 7 p.m. at The Magnolia Theater, 3699 McKinney Ave. Mr. Brown will also speak on October 20 for the Modern Art Museum Lecture Series in Fort Worth.
There will be 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.
Randy Brown, FAIA, is an architect and founder of Randy Brown Architects, an internationally recognized design studio operating at the forefront of experimental design. From ambitious public buildings breathing life into communities to innovative art and ecological installations utilizing car parts and found objects, the studio meshes modern design with an appreciation for the land and lifestyle of the various regions in which they are built. RBA has developed a unique approach to architecture that couples the best of modern, ecologically-sensitive design with an appreciation of the natural landscapes in which its projects are built. In addition to the studio’s award winning architecture design, Brown designs unique furnishings using found objects including tree stumps and other unusual materials.
Brown is frequently recognized by the national and international design community resulting in numerous publications of his projects, including Interior Design (cover), 50 US Architects, Architectural Record, Architect, and the Arch Daily blog. Randy Brown was honored to receive the AIA National Young Architect Prize in 2002 and in recognition of his outstanding body of work he was made a Fellow of the AIA before the age of 40. Brown’s work has been widely honored with awards at the state, regional and national levels, including 4 Interior Design Best of Year Awards, 6 Contract Interiors Awards, 3 Architectural Record Interior Awards, 6 Residential Architect National Awards, and 14 AIA National Honor Awards. Brown is also greatly in demand as a public speaker – presenting his projects in the larger context of architecture, design and the environment.