Sir David Adjaye | 2018 Louis I. Kahn Memorial Award + Talk

Sir David Adjaye | 2018 Louis I. Kahn Memorial Award + Talk

 

SPONSORS
EXETER LEVEL


SALK LEVEL


RICHARDS LEVEL

  


ESHERICK LEVEL

Aileen & Brian Roberts

Neubauer Family Foundation


MEDIA PARTNER

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Sir David Adjaye | 2018 Louis I. Kahn Memorial Award + Talk
Date:
Thursday, May 3, 2018
Time:
6:30 - 8:00 PM
Location:
NEW LOCATION: Irvine Auditorium @ UPenn
3401 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Cost:


ONLINE SALES ENDED | TICKETS AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR

$75 | VIP Reception + Talk
$60 | VIP Reception + Talk [AIA Member]
$40 | Talk ONLY
$10 | Talk ONLY [College Student / Assoc.AIA]
FREE | Talk ONLY [High School Student]
*Email a photo of your VALID Student ID or Assoc.AIA member # to [email protected] for discount code

A program of the Center for Architecture and Design in partnership with AIA Philadelphia. Presented by MIS Capital.


PLEASE NOTE THE NEW LOCATION FOR THIS YEAR'S EVENT!

5:00 - 6:15 PM | VIP Reception (requires VIP ticket)
6:30 - 8:00 PM | Talk + Award Presentation

Join the Center for Architecture and Design for our 33rd Louis I. Kahn Memorial Award + Talk, honoring architect Sir David Adjaye OBE. At the event, Sir Adjaye will discuss his work, his process, and offer insights into his vision for designing inspirational architectural spaces. Join us before the talk for a VIP reception to meet the speaker and enjoy heavy hors d'oeuvres and an open bar (VIP ticket required).

Sir Adjaye is the principal and founder of Adjaye Associates. Born in Tanzania to Ghanaian parents, his broadly ranging influences, ingenious use of materials, and sculptural ability have established him as an architect with an artist’s sensibility and vision. His largest project to date, the $540 million Smithsonian Institute National Museum of African American History and Culture, opened on the National Mall in Washington DC in fall of 2016 and was named Cultural Event of the Year by the New York Times. In 2017, he was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II and was recognized as one of the 100 most influential people of the year by TIME magazine.

This annual event raises funds to support the Charter High School for Architecture + Design, the first school of its kind in the nation, founded in 1999 as a legacy project of the Philadelphia chapter of the American Institute of Architects.


SPONSORS:
EXETER LEVEL         MIS Capital

SALK LEVEL             Liberty Property Trust

RICHARDS LEVEL   Clemens Construction Company
                                 Knoll
                                 Powell Trachtman, P.C.

ESHERICK LEVEL    Aileen & Brian Roberts
                                 Langan
                                 L.F. Driscoll
                                 Neubauer Family Foundation

MEDIA PARTNER    WHYY

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