The Dallas Architecture Forum, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing public education about architecture, design, and the urban environment, continues its 2022-2023 Lecture Series on Tuesday, December 6, 2022, at 7:00 pm. As The Forum celebrates its 25th Anniversary, the non-profit is pleased to present architect Michael Maltzan, Founder and Principal of Michael Maltzan Architecture. This Lecture will be held at the Horchow Auditorium of the Dallas Museum of Art. Forum members may attend for free. Tickets for non-members will be available at the door - $5 for Students, $25 General Admission. Check-in and pre-Lecture Reception will begin at 6:15 pm in the Hamon Atrium of the DMA.
Michael Maltzan, FAIA, is Founder and Principal of Michael Maltzan Architecture. The studio’s projects cross a wide range of typologies, from cultural institutions to city infrastructure. Notable projects include the Moody Center for the Arts at Rice, MoMA QNS, Star Apartments, the Pittman Dowell Residence, the new Sixth Street Viaduct, MIT Vassar Street Residential Hall, and the Winnipeg Art Gallery Inuit Art Centre. Michael’s work has gained international acclaim for innovation in both design and construction. It has been recognized with five Progressive Architecture awards, 47 citations from local, state, and national chapters of the AIA, the Rudy Bruner Foundation’s Gold Medal for Urban Excellence, and a 2020 Best of the Millennium AIA LA Honor Award. The firm and its projects have been widely featured in national and international publications and have been exhibited in museums worldwide, including the MoCA Los Angeles, MoMA Art New York, the Heinz Architectural Center, the Canadian Center for Architecture, and three La Biennales di Venezia.
Michael received an M. Arch from the Harvard GSD, and BFA and B. Arch degrees from RISD. He received the 2016 AIA Los Angeles Gold Medal, is a recipient of the American Academy of Arts and Letters Architecture Award and a member of the National Academy of Design. His work was named one of the 25 Best Inventions of 2015 by Time magazine. In 2021 the Society of Architectural Historians presented him with its Change Agent Award. He serves on the Deans leadership council at the Harvard GSD and the Visiting Committee to the GSD.
Sponsors for this Lecture are Season Sponsors Eggersmann Kitchens | Home Living, Maharger Development | Reggie Graham and SMINK Art + Design. Series Sponsors are Abeyta Tibbs Architecture, Architectural Lighting Alliance, Bodron/Fruit, Faisal Halum Group, HDR Architecture, HKS, Inc., HOCKER, Jackson Walker, Kafka Properties LLC, ModernDallas, O’Brien Architects, Perennials & Sutherland LLC, and Scott + Cooner. Lecture Sponsor is Perkins&Will.