Event Luncheon Speaker Series

September 19, 2017 - 11:30am to 1:00pm

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Mercury Hall
615 Cardinal Lane
78704 Austin , TX

Carlos Jimenez will be speaking on reflections on architecture and 6 recent works from a housing project in Evry, France to a meeting hall in Marfa, Texas.

Carlos Jimenez was born in San Jose, Costa Rica (1959) and moved to the United States in 1974. He trained as an architect at the University of Houston College of Architecture (B.Arch.1981). Established Carlos Jimenez Studio in 1983. Tenured Professor at Rice University School of Architecture (2000), having taught at the Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc), Texas A&M University, University of California in Los Angeles (UCLA) and at Berkeley, University of Navarra in Pamplona Spain, Williams College, Tulane University, University of Houston, Graduate School of Design at Harvard University, University of Texas at Arlington and at Austin, and University of Oregon.

Jimenez is a frequent lecturer, critic and jury member at national and international architecture events. He served on the Jury of the Pritzker Architecture Prize from 2001 to 2011. Built works include among others: the Central Administration and Junior School for the Museum of Fine Arts Houston, the Spencer Studio Art Building at Williams College, the Irwin Mortgage Corporate Headquarters, the Cummins Child Development Center, the Peeler Art Center at DePauw University, the Crowley House, the Rice University Library Service Center and Data Center, the Tyler School of Art at Temple University, the Centre Urbain in Evry France, and the Hotel Saint George in Marfa Texas. Jimenez has received numerous awards for excellence in design and teaching from Architectural Record, the American Institute of Architects, Rice University, Design Intelligence, the Chicago Athenaeum, Architecture, Progressive Architecture, and the Architectural League of New York among others. The work has been published in numerous architectural journals, dedicated monographs, and authored books such as “Carlos Jimenez” (Barcelona 1991), “Carlos Jimenez Buildings” (New York 1996), “Carlos Jimenez House and Studio” (Cambridge 2003), “Crowley” (Singapore 2009) and “ Carlos Jimenez: 30 Years 30 Works” (AV, Madrid 2017) www.carlosjimenezstudio.com

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Members - $30
Assoc. AIA Members and Students - $15
Non-Members - $40
At the Door - $40

Please mark your calendar for our other final event in the series this year - November 14th

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