New Spaces/Old Places – Merging Contemporary Architecture with Historic Neighborhoods
Thursday, July 7
6:00 p.m. Reception; 7:00p.m. Panel Discussion
Join two of the regions top architects for a conversation on issues in contemporary architecture: Deborah Epstein (Epstein Joslin Architects, Inc.), one of the lead architects for the Shalin Liu Performance Center in Rockport, and Maryann Thompson (Maryann Thompson Architects), architect for the modern rebuild of Temple Ahavat Achim in Gloucester following the loss of the original building to fire in 2008. Epstein and Thompson will speak about the process each firm went through and the challenges they faced in the design and construction of new public buildings in an old New England community.
A cocktail reception will precede the architects’ panel discussion in the Design/Build: The Drawings of Phillips & Holloran, Architects exhibition gallery on the Museum’s third floor.
Member cost is $10 per lecture / $25 for the series; Non-member cost is $15 per lecture / $40 for the series. Reservations are required. To purchase tickets or for more information please call (978)283-0455 x10 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Top left: Shaulin Liu Performance Center, Robert Benson. Top right: Temple Ahavat Achim, Chuck Choi.
Upcoming Design/Build Lecture:
Thursday, September 29 at 7:00 p.m.
Architect Eleanor Raymond: A Pioneer in the Field
Presented by Lyda Kuth