Carl Stein to Speak at AIANY Symposium



Carl Stein, FAIA will speak as part of the "Modernism by Choice: The Economy, Politics, and Sustainability of Preservation" symposium this Saturday at AIANY Center for Architecture. The symposium is in conjunction with the World Monuments Fund's "Modernism at Risk" exhibition on view at the Center through May 1, 2010. See here for more information on the exhibit. Panel 1: Advocacy for Vacant Structures: Case Study 1: Michael Reese Hospital, Chicago, IL Speaker: Graham Balkany, Director, Gropius in Chicago Coalition Case Study 2: Miami Marine Stadium, Miami, FL Speaker: Jorge Hernandez, Architect, Co-Founder, Friends of Miami Marine Stadium Case Study 3: Bell Labs, Holmdel, NJ Speaker: Michael Calafati, AIA, Principal, Historic Building Architects, LLC, Trenton, and Chair, AIA-NJ Historic Resources Committee Moderator: Theo Prudon, DOCOMOMO US Respondent: Frank Sanchis, Senior Vice-President, Municipal Art Society Panel 2: Sustaining Operations in a Modern Building: Case Study 1: Taliesin, Spring Green, WI Speaker: Victor Sidy, AIA, Dean, Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture, Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation Case Study 2: Central Branch, Atlanta Fulton Public Library, Atlanta, GA Speaker: John Szabo, Director, Central Branch, Atlanta Fulton Public Library Moderator: Lisa Ackerman, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, World Monuments Fund Respondent: Carl Stein, FAIA, Elemental Architecture, LLC; formerly of Marcel Breuer and Associates Organized by: the Center for Architecture in collaboration with the World Monuments Fund, DOCOMOMO US, and World Monuments Fund, DOCOMOMO New York/Tri-State. Price: Free for Members $5 suggested donation for students