Antoine Picon, Director, Professor, Harvard University - Lecture + Book Signing

When: March 10, 2016 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Where: A+D Architecture and Design Museum, 900 E 4th St. Los Angeles, CA90013
Price: $15 Individual/$7 Students
A+D Members, Cal Poly Students and Alumni Free w. RSVP

A reception, lecture, discussion, and book signing, with Antoine Picon, who is the G. Ware Travelstead Professor of the History of Architecture and Technology and Director of Research at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design (GSD). Trained as an engineer, architect, and historian, Picon works on the history of architectural and urban technologies from the eighteenth century to the present.

Picon has received numerous awards for his writings, including the Médaille de la Ville de Paris and twice the Prix du Livre d’Architecture de la Ville de Briey, a well as the Georges Sarton Medal of the University of Gand. In 2010, he was elected a member of the French Académie des Technologies, and in 2015 an associate member of the French Académie d’Architecture. He is Chevalier des Arts et Lettres since 2014. He is also Chairman of the Fondation Le Corbusier. Presented by A+D Architecture and Design Museum Los Angeles and LAMETRO, California Polytechnic State University. CALA and AIA|LA are delighted to be co-sponsors of  this event.

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Previous events:

  • Sunday, October 12, 2014 10:00AM Downtown Los Angeles Walking Tour
  • Thursday, February 26, 2015, 6:30 PM - 9:00PM: Michael Maltzan, FAIA of Michael Maltzan Architecture
  • Thursday, March 12, 2015, 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM: Sharon Johnston and Mark Lee of Johnston Marklee & Associates
  • Tuesday, May 14, 2015 6:30PM – 9:00PM: Stanley Saitowitz of Natoma Architects
  • Tuesday, March 8, 2016,  6:30pm - 8:30pm: Eric Howeler & Meejin Yoon of Howeler+Yoon

Upcoming 2016 events:

  • Thursday, April 7, 2016,  6:30PM - 8:30 PM: Michael Folonis, FAIA, Michael W. Folonis Architects
  • Thursday, April 21, 2016: Kevin Daly, FAIA, Kevin Daly Architects
  • Thursday, May 5, 2016: Thursday, May 5, 2016: Hitoshi Abe, Atelier Hitoshi Abe
  • Thursday, June 2, 2016: Julie Eizenberg, FAIA, Koning Eizenberg