Two International Guests: David Fixler & Peter Cox

By Australian Institute of Architects
nighttime
talks

Dec. 6, 2012

6 p.m.

Australian Institute of Architects,Tusculum. 3 Manning Street Potts Point

AIA with ICOMOS and DOCOMOMO

Docomomo Australia & ICOMOS Australia proudly present

DAVID FIXLER on Modern Institutional Heritage

Architect and principal of the Boston architectural firm EYP David Fixler is a specialist in the conservation of twentieth century architecture.  His projects include conservation and rehabilitation of iconic American modern buildings such as Baker House, the residential hall designed by Alvar Aalto at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Boston (1948), the United Nations Headquarters in New York (1952) and the Richards Medical Research Laboratories at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia (1965). David is a frequent writer and lecturer on architectural preservation, architectural history and theory and his recent publications include Alvar Aalto in America (with Gail Fenske and Stanford Anderson).  David is currently the joint chair of the Association for Preservation Technology’s (APT) Committee on Modern Heritage, the Preservation Officer for the Society of Architectural Historians and president of DOCOMOMO-USA (New England)

PETER COX on Energy Efficiency in Heritage and Traditional buildings from 12th - 20th Century

Peter Cox is the founding director of Carrig Building Fabric Consultants and Ramsay Cox associates, a leading sustainable engineering practice headquartered in Dublin, Ireland with offices in London, Manchester and Glasgow. He is past president of ICOMOS in Ireland but currently Vice President. Peter is guest lecturer in a number of Universities in Ireland, UK and the United States.

Free for members of the AIA, DOCOMOMO & AIA

Price

$10 non members, $ 5 student non members

Contact

Noni Boyd
02 92464006