New York Architect Laurie Hawkinson To Speak At UVA April 10
WHO: Architect Laurie Hawkinson, principal in the New York
firm Smith-Miller + Hawkinson
WHAT: "The Museum and the Experimental Site"
WHEN: Tuesday, April 10, 5:30 p.m.
WHERE: Campbell Hall, Room 153
The talk is free and open to the public. Limited parking is available
behind the Bayly Art Musem, located on Rugby Road.
Hawkinson is one of two principals in a firm whose projects range
from small to very large and complex interiors, from additions to
freestanding single or multi-use buildings. The Bayly Art Museum
and the School of Architecture at the University of Virginia are
sponsoring her April 10 talk, "The Museum and the Experimental Site."
+ Hawkinson is one of six American architecture firms invited to
exhibit at the 1996 Venice Biennale for Architecture and one of
four firms that participated in the exhibition, "Fabrications,"
at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City, 1998; and in 1999
their exhibit "Home" was displayed in Glasgow, Scotland.
work of the firm focuses on how the architectural program ‹ the
location and accommodation of functions, activities, and services
‹ can be developed through innovative interpretations that are sensitive
to and transformative of contemporary cultural needs and ideas.
works, including the Corning Glass Center 2000, the Wall Street
Ferry Pier and the North Carolina Museum of Art site plan and design
for it's outdoor cinema and amphitheater, have received numerous
an associate professor in the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning,
and Preservation at Columbia University and Core Studios Director
for the Masters of Architecture Degree program, received her B.F.A.
as well as her M.F.A. from the University of California at Berkeley.
received her professional degree in architecture from The Cooper
Union and has taught in design programs at Southern California Institute
of Architecture, Yale University, Graduate School of Design at Harvard
University, Columbia University, and at the Institute for Advanced
Architectural Studies in Venice, Italy.
Bayly Art Museum is open without charge TuesdaySunday, 15 p.m.
Limited parking is available behind the museum, located on Rugby
Road. The museum is wheelchair accessible. For more information
about the Bayly, visit the museum Web site at http://www.virginia.edu/~bayly/
Jane Ford, (804) 924-4298