York Architect Paul Byard To Speak At U.Va.
1, 2001 -- Paul Byard, an expert in the blending
of old and new architecture in the urban landscape, will present
the Career Forum Lecture at the University of Virginias School
of Architecture. Byard will speak at 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 16, in
Campbell Hall, Room 153.
is the author of the critically acclaimed book, "The Architecture
of Additions," which offers comprehensive reviews of more than
60 additions to historic buildings including the Louvre in Paris,
St. Peters in Rome and the recently completed addition to
Berlins Reichstag. The book deals with the economic, political
and aesthetic concerns of integrating the design and regulations
associated with landmark buildings.
of the Historic Preservation Program at Columbia Universitys
Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, and
adjunct professor of architecture, he has also been director of
the Architectural League of New York since 1994. Before becoming
an architect, Byard practiced law and served as associate general
counsel of the New York State Urban Development Corporation.
and his architectural firm, Platt, Byard, Dovell, are widely recognized
for their successful blending of old and new architecture and the
design of new buildings in complex contemporary contexts, including
the New 42 Studios in New Yorks 42nd Street entertainment
district, and the Chanel building on 57th Street.
Jane Ford, (804) 924-4298