Kentucky Arts Council presents Designing for a Community
FRANKFORT, Ky. — City and cultural district leaders, nonprofit organizations with future building projects, residential and commercial builders and academics in the worlds of art, architecture, environmental science and sociology will have the opportunity to attend a presentation, Designing for a Community, by Roberto de Leon Jr. and M. Ross Primmer of the acclaimed architecture firm De Leon & Primmer Architecture Workshop. The presentation will focus on how design of new construction can be integrated into the community. Its intended audience is organizations and communities planning current or future expansion as well as those investigating ways to enhance their connection with the local community. Designing for a Community, a part of the workshop series at Kentucky Crafted: The Market, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 3, at the Lexington Convention Center.
Projects of De Leon & Primmer Architecture Workshop have been featured in architectural journals and magazines around the globe. In 2011, the Riverview Park Visitor Service Building in Louisville was selected by Architecture Magazine as an example of the best American architecture and was awarded the 2011 AIA Kentucky Merit Award. The Mason Lane Farm Operations Facility, in Goshen, Ky., was featured in the monograph "Ultra Low-Tech Architecture" by MONSA Publications (Spain), in Construire magazine (Italy), Arquitectura Viva magazine (Spain) and GreenSource magazine. The Everett House in Louisville received the 2009 AIA Kentucky Merit Award, was selected by the editors of Dwell magazine as one of 11 international residences for "Our Favorite Dwellings of 2011," and was featured in Design Bureau magazine. The firm was also selected to exhibit at the 2011 Beijing International Design Triennial. Current projects include the Living Arts and Sciences Center, Lexington, and the Filson Historical Society, Louisville.
The fee for the presentation is $17 plus admission to Kentucky Crafted: The Market.
Kentucky Crafted: The Market – where tradition meets cutting edge – features more than 150 artists offering shoppers jewelry, wearable art, home decor, furniture, paintings, prints, photographs and artisan foods along with Kentucky-related books, CDs and DVDs. The Market also brings an exciting lineup of hourly performances by musicians to the Kentucky Stage and offers workshops and hands-on activities.
|Kentucky Crafted: The Market|
Lexington Convention Center, Lexington, Ky.
|Saturday, March 3, 2012
||10 a.m. – 8 p.m. EST|
|Sunday, March 4, 2012
||10 a.m. – 5 p.m. EST|
|One-day ticket: $10|
Two-day ticket: $15
The Kentucky Arts Council, the state arts agency, creates opportunities for Kentuckians to value, participate in and benefit from the arts. Kentucky Arts Council funding is provided by the Kentucky General Assembly and the National Endowment for the Arts.
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