Panels are free and open to the public as an outreach of the Dallas Architecture Forum. Complimentary beverages at 6:15 pm, Panel discussions begin at 6:30 pm. Panels last approximately one hour fifteen minutes.

COVID-19 has upended our daily lives for a season of time. Our primary concern is your health and safety. We hope you, your families, friends and work colleagues will safely and successfully navigate these turbulent times.

We will announce the new dates for these Fall events once they are finalized.

We value you, our Forum family, and wish each of you the best during this extraordinarily challenging season.

 

UPCOMING PANELS POSTPONED

ARCHITECTURAL PHOTOGRAPHY: MID-MOD THROUGH TODAY


POSTPONED
Fall 2020 TBA

Join The Dallas Architecture Forum for an illuminating evening focused on how architectural photography enriches our community. We will look at a legacy collection of these photos, as well as hear from current photographers whose artistry enhances the built environment. This will be an inspiring and informative evening. UNT Special Collections Director Morgan Davis Gieringer will begin the program by unveiling the John Rogers and Georgette de Bruchard architectural photography archive, an outstanding photographic archive of photos focused on the “Mad Men” era of the 50s and 60s with a special focus on the architecture in North Texas of those times. Many of these photos have not been seen previously, to the evening will offer a unique opportunity to see these important images. Ms. Geiringer’s presentation will be followed by Ben Koush, a founder of Houston Mod, who will present images focused on the preservation of modern architecture. The third presenter will be Nikola Olic, lead of Structure Photography, whose will share artistic images he has taken of buildings and spaces, some of which were prominently displayed in a feature story about his work in the Sunday Arts and Life section of the Dallas Morning News. Following a moderated Panel discussion, audience members will engage with the Panelists in a time of questions and answers.

 

Panelists:

Morgan Davis GIERINGER, Head of Special Collections at the University of North Texas, who will unveil the John Rogers and Georgette de Bruchard architectural photography archive.

Ben KOUSH, Registered architect and interior designer in Texas and Founding Member of Houston Mod, will focus on images of the preservation of modern architecture.

Nikola OLIC, Lead of Structure Photography whose images reflect the artistic design of the buildings and spaces he captures in his photos.

Moderator, Nate EUDALY, Executive Director, The Dallas Architecture Forum

 

MEDICIS IN OUR MIDST


CONVERSATION WITH
LUCY BILLINGSLEY &
DEEDIE ROSE

Duncan FULTON, Moderator

POSTPONED
Fall 2020 TBA

Every age has its Medicis—those who advance art and architecture in their cities in enduring ways. Two of Dallas' modern-day Medicis are Lucy Crow Billingsley and Deedie Potter Rose—visionary, enlightened civic and cultural leaders that have enriched our city in significant ways. The Forum is honored to present them in a moderated conversation with Duncan Fulton in an evening not to be missed.

Panels Already Presented This Season

DESIGN INSPIRATIONS PANEL, PART ONE

David HOCKER, Moderator

29 October 2019
Tuesday, 6:30 pm
Complimentary Drinks at 6:15 pm
Dallas Black Dance Theater
2700 Ann Williams Way, Dallas, TX 75201


Panelists:

Brent ANDERSON, Elemental Design
Julie COHN, Julie Cohn Design
Jennifer PRICHARD, J Prichard Design LLC

 

O’Neil FORD and David DILLON

Their Lasting Impact on North Texas

13 November 2019
Wednesday, 6:30pm
Complimentary Drinks at 6:15 pm
Dallas Black Dance Theater
2700 Ann Williams Way, Dallas, TX 75201


Kate HOLLIDAY, Director, Dillon Center; UTA CAPPA

Kathryn O'ROURKE, Professor and Author; Trinity University


The Forum presented a Panel Discussion where the editors of new books on David Dillon and O'Neil Ford discussed the writings of these two architectural stalwarts whose legacies continue to influence Texas. It was a truly enlightening evening!

 

DESIGN INSPIRATIONS PANEL, PART TWO

Ian ZAPATA, Moderator

21 January 2020
Tuesday, 6:30 pm
Complimentary Drinks at 6:15 pm
Dallas Black Dance Theater
2700 Ann Williams Way, Dallas, TX 75201

Free and Open to the Public No Reservations Needed, Join Us! 1 CES AIA Credit Available


Stefania Morandi, RID; GSR Andrade
Lionel Morrison, FAIA; Morrison Dilworth Walls
Kevin Sloan, ASLA; Kevin Sloan Studio

Join The Forum for our first Design Inspirations Panel of 2020! We will hear from three outstanding designers who have done award-winning architecture, landscape architecture and interior design projects. Attendees will have the rare opportunity to learn about what inspires their creative process. Join us!

 

 

Emily

DISASTER RECOVERY HELPING COMMUNITIES COME HOME

Emily HENRY, Moderator

4 February 2020
Tuesday, 6:30 pm
Complimentary Drinks at 6:15 pm
Dallas Black Dance Theater
2700 Ann Williams Way, Dallas, TX 75201
1 CES AIA Credit Available

Free and Open to the Public No Reservations Needed, Join Us!

Panelists:

Benje FEEHAN; building community WORKSHOP
Travis HOUSTON; City of Dallas
Tatum LAU, AECOM
Janette MONEAR; Texas Trees Foundation

Recently, with the increase in frequency and damage caused by natural disasters we are faced again and again with pressing questions of how to recover. How can we effectively return people to work, school, and home? Join us to hear about the ways that civic and governmental organizations are using policy and design to help communities recover after these traumatic events and create more sustainable cities. Case studies that will be examined include the catastrophic hurricanes and flooding on the Gulf Coast, and also the devastating tornados here in North Texas.

 

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