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Architecture -- 1/11 Daypass -- Michigan Modern: Design that Shaped America
MICHIGAN MODERN: DESIGN THAT SHAPED AMERICA Eric J. Hill, Ph.D., FAIA Eric Hill is a University of Michigan Professor of Practice, Emeritus in Architecture, Taubman College. His practice experience includes restoration of the Detroit Opera House and Hill Auditorium, as well as consulting work for the State Historic Preservation Office. Hill is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and Harvard’s Graduate School of Design, and completed post-graduate research at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts. He is the co-author of The AIA Guide to Detroit Architecture. Speaker’s Synopsis: Michigan Modern is many things at once: a place and time; a design movement and cultural phenomenon; a small world of big achievements; an intersection of indigenous, imported and exported design. This presentation will provide an overview of Michigan Modern design, with a primary emphasis on the art of architecture, from early modern work of Albert Kahn to late modern work of Gunnar Birkerts.
Event Type : Thursday Morning Lecture Series      
Date(s) : 01/11/2018
Day of Week : Thursday
Time : 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.
Location : Washtenaw Community College/ Morris Lawrence Building
Address : Towsley Auditorium,
4800 E. Huron River Dr,
Ann Arbor, MI 48105
Fee : $10.00
Event Status : COMPLETED