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New England Holocaust Memorial. From Stanley Saitowitz/Natoma Architects Inc.

Lecture: Stanley Saitowitz

March 16, 2009
6pm Reception, 6:30pm Lecture
Stanley Saitowitz, "Frameworks"
Steinberg Auditorium

Free

Stanley Saitowitz is known for a practice that unites the qualities of early modern architecture with the construction techniques, materials, and urban and social Stanley Saitowitz is known for a practice that unites the qualities of early modern architecture with the construction techniques, materials, and urban and social attributes of the 21st century. Recurring themes in his work include the careful connection to time and place; the construction of spaces that allow fields of opportunity; the use of generative systems; the role of architecture as a support for human activity; and the visible trace of building techniques.

His first house was built in 1975, and as a senior partner and design principal with Stanley Saitowitz/Natoma Architects Inc., he has completed numerous buildings and projects, including residential, commercial, and institutional work. He has received national and international recognition and numerous awards for his projects. Among them, the Transvaal House was declared a National Monument by the Monuments Council in South Africa in 1997, and the New England Holocaust Memorial received the Henry Bacon Medal in 1998. In 2006 he was a finalist for the Smithsonian Cooper Hewitt National Design Award given by Laura Bush at the White House. Three books have been published on his work, and his paintings, drawings and models have been exhibited in numerous galleries and museums.

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