AIA at the BMA

Critic's choice: Architecture

March 05, 2000|By Edward Gunts

New York architect Guy Nordenson, a structural engineer and architecture professor at Princeton University, will be the leadoff speaker in a spring lecture series on contemporary architecture sponsored by the Baltimore chapter of the American Institute of Architects.

Nordenson began his career as a draftsman in the studio of designers Buckminster Fuller and Isamu Noguchi. He will lecture on his work at 6 p.m. March 8 at the Baltimore Museum of Art. His recent projects include the Corning Glass Center 2000 in upstate New York and the proposed expansion of the Museum of Modern Art in Manhattan.

Other speakers in the lecture series: Monica Ponce de Leon, from Office dA in Cambridge Mass., March 22; Enrique Norten, from TEN Arquitectos of Condesa, Mexico, April 5; Henry Moss, of Bruner/Cott and Associates of Cambridge, Mass., April 26.

All lectures start at 6 p.m. at the museum and will be followed by a reception. Tickets are $12 per person, or $8 for seniors and students. Tickets for the entire series cost $35 for members and $40 for non-members.

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