Forum Lecture: Deborah Berke

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Forum Lecture: Deborah Berke

April 13, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm MDT


Magnolia Theatre, West Village

Deborah Berke, FAIA, is the founding partner of Deborah Berke Partners, a New York City based architecture and design firm that has completed projects around the world. The firm’s work ranges in size from master plans for universities, large-scale civic buildings, ground-up boutique hotels and private residences. Regardless of scale, Deborah Berke Partners creates buildings that are elegant, authentic, inventive, and modern. The studio has designed projects in Europe, Asia, the Caribbean, and around the United States including 21c Hotels in multiple cities, the Bard College Conservatory, SUNY Rockefeller Center, the James Hotel in Chicago, the renovation of the Yale School of Art, the Mannes College New School of Music, the Marlboro College Serkin Center, and the Irwin Union Bank in Columbus, Indiana. The studio has received many awards for its projects including recognition from ULI, 9 AIA Design Awards, Architizer A+ Award, Conde Nast Readers’ Choice, and induction in the Interior Design Hall of Fame.

Berke’s East End Compound project, which includes a renovated 1970s house by East End modernist Norman Jaffe, was published in Architectural Digest, and she has also been published in Dwell, The New York Times, Architectural Record, Interior Design Best of Hospitality, Departures, Wallpaper, and Monocle. This year was the Architectural League’s Emerging Voices 30 Year anniversary, and Metropolis highlighted a few past award recipients including Steven Holl, Toshiko Mori, and Ms. Berke. Deborah Berke is a Professor of Architectural Design at Yale University, and she previously taught at several schools including RISD. Deborah was the inaugural recipient of the Berkeley-Rupp Architecture Prize and received Yale University’s Professor King-lui Wu Teaching Award. Deborah is the co-editor, with Steven Harris, of The Architecture of the Everyday, published by Princeton Architectural Press. Yale University Press published a book on her firm’s work titled Deborah Berke – the first book about a contemporary American architect to be published by this esteemed academic press. A new book on the studio’s work will be published by Rizzoli in 2016.

Cost: Lectures are free for Dallas Architecture Forum members.
General admission is $20.
Full-time student admission is $5.
Tickets can be purchased at the door before each lecture.


April 13, 2016
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm MDT
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Magnolia Theatre
3699 McKinney Avenue
Dallas, TX United States
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