The Forum Presents Architect Toshiko Mori



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Toshiko Mori

The Dallas Architecture Forum, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing public education about architecture, design and the urban environment, continues its popular Lecture Series on Wednesday, April 13th, 2022, at 7:00 pm. Highly respected architect Toshiko Mori, founding principal of Toshiko Mori Architect, will be the featured speaker. This Lecture will be presented virtually via Zoom. Forum members may participate in this Zoom webinar for free. Anyone can obtain registration information for this webinar OR join The Forum by emailing Dallas Architecture Forum members receive free admission to all regular Forum Lectures as a benefit of membership.

Toshiko Mori, FAIA leads her renowned studio Toshiko Mori Architect (TMA) and is also Professor in the Practice of Architecture at the Harvard GSD. TMA is known for nearly four decades of innovative and influential work in a diverse body of projects that have received numerous design awards. TMA’s intelligent approach to ecologically sensitive siting strategies, historical context, and innovative use of materials reflects a creative integration of design and technology. Among her notable projects are the Brooklyn Children’s Museum, and buildings for Brown University, Novartis Institute, Syracuse University, and cultural and educational projects in Senegal. She is also in demand for high-end retail and residential commissions.

Ms. Mori’s recent awards and honors include the Louis Auchincloss Prize from the Museum of the City of New York; the ACSA Gold Medal; Architectural Record’s Women in Design Leader Award; the AIA / ACSA Topaz Medallion for Excellence in Architectural Education; and Architectural Digest’s AD100. Her project “Thread: Artists’ Residency and Cultural Center” was awarded an AIA award and the inaugural FIBRA Award. Two recent monographs are the February 2020 issue of a+u magazine and Toshiko Mori Architect: Observations. In recognition of her outstanding body of work, she was inducted into the National Academy of Design, the Academy of Arts and Letters, and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Sponsors for this Lecture include Season Sponsors Maharger Development | Reggie Graham and SMINK, Inc. Season Sponsors are Architectural Lighting Alliance, Bodron / Fruit, Eggersmann Kitchens | Home Living, HDR Architecture, HKS, HOCKER, Jackson Walker, Kafka Properties LLC, O’Brien Architects, and Perennials & Sutherland LLC. Lecture Sponsors are BOKA Powell and WDG Architecture. Lecture Supporter is Pritchard Associates.

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