The Forum presents Architect Rodolfo Machado



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Architect Rodolfo Machado

The Dallas Architecture Forum, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing public education about architecture, design, and the urban environment, continues its 2023-2024 Lecture Series on Tuesday, November 7, 2023 at 7:00 pm. The Forum is pleased to present Rodolfo MACHADO, co-founder of the firm Machado Silvetti. This Lecture will be held in the Horchow Auditorium at the Dallas Museum of Art. Forum members may attend for free. Tickets for non-members will be available at the door - $5 for Students (with student i.d.), $25 General Admission. Check-in and pre-Lecture Reception will begin at 6:15 pm in the Hamon Atrium.

Rodolfo Machado and Jorge Silvetti were recipients of the first ever Award in Architecture by the American Academy of Arts and Letters for “boldly conceived and brilliantly executed projects” and for being “uncompromisingly dedicated to envisioning a meaningful architecture of the public realm.” The firm has received numerous awards from the AIA, Progressive Architecture, and other regional and international awards for their distinguished body of work. Those award-wining projects include the Denver Art Museum, the Asian Art Center - Ringling Museum of Art, Chazen Museum of Art,  Kennedy Center for Theatre Arts, School of Business - American University of Beirut, Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Provincetown Art Museum,  Scully Hall at Princeton, Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Wagner Park at Battery Park City, Walton College of Business, The Getty Villa, and UNT College of Visual Arts and Design. Internationally recognized, Machado and his colleagues have worked in Berlin, Beirut, Buenos Aires, Seoul, Singapore, Rome, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Malaysia, Vietnam and across the United States.

Rodolfo Machado was born in Buenos Aires and has resided in the United States his adult life. He studied Urban Design in Paris and UC Berkeley for his master’s and doctoral studies. Rodolfo has been a member of the Harvard University faculty since 1986 and a visiting critic or professor at Carnegie-Mellon, RISD, Yale, Rice, Princeton and the University of Virginia. The studio’s writing is a recognized part of the architectural zeitgeist, and Machado Silvetti gifted their immense archives of drawings, models, and records to the Harvard GSD.

Sponsors for this Lecture are Season Sponsors Eggersmann Kitchens | Home Living, Maharger Development | Reggie Graham, Perennials & Sutherland LLC and SMINK Art + Design. Series Sponsors are Abeyta Tibbs Architecture, Architectural Lighting Alliance, HDR Architecture, HKS, Inc., Jackson Walker, Kafka Properties, Moderndallas and Perkins&Will.

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