Louis Kahn Discussion Series: Steven Holl & Robert McCarter
Saturday, March 5, 12 – 4pm
BAM will host two exclusive presentations on the legacy of Louis Kahn with internationally renowned architect and watercolorist Steven Holl—who designed Bellevue Arts Museum's distinctive building—and architect and author Robert McCarter. The lectures will be followed by a book signing. Light refreshments will be served.
$20/BAM members, $30/nonmembers.
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About the Presenters
Steven Holl of Steven Holl Architects in New York City, is considered one of America's most important architects. Holl is recognized for his ability to blend space and light with great contextual sensitivity and to utilize the unique qualities of each project to create a concept-driven design. He specializes in seamlessly integrating new projects into contexts with particular cultural and historic importance. Holl is internationally recognized for his designs including the 2003 Simmons Hall at MIT in Cambridge, Massachusetts, the 2007 Bloch Building addition to the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City, Missouri, and the 2009 Linked Hybrid mixed-use complex in Beijing, China. He is also the architect of Bellevue Arts Museum and Seattle University's Chapel of St. Ignatius.
Robert McCarter is a practicing architect and has been Ruth and Norman Moore Professor of Architecture at Washington University in St. Louis since 2007. He taught previously at the University of Florida, where he was Director of the School of Architecture from 1991–2001, and Columbia University, among other schools. He has written for numerous international publications, and his books include: Carlo Scarpa (2013); Understanding Architecture, co-authored with Juhani Pallasmaa (2012); Louis I Kahn (2005); On and By Frank Lloyd Wright: A Primer of Architectural Principles (2005); Frank Lloyd Wright (1997); Unity Temple (1997); and Fallingwater (1994), all by Phaidon Press. He has also published Wiel Arets: Autobiographical References (2012); Frank Lloyd Wright: Critical Lives (2006); and William Morgan: Selected and Current Work (2002), among other books.