Crisis, Confidence & the Architect, March 3
February 25th, 2009, 4:55 pm
Architect and author Adam Kalkin will present his recent book Quik Build: Adam Kalkin’s ABC of Container Architecture on Tuesday, March 3 at 7:00 p.m., hosted by the Municipal Art Society’s bookstore Urban Center Books. His presentation will be followed by a panel discussion moderated by Alastair Gordon, and featuring Barry Bergdoll, K. Michael Hayes and Mr. Kalkin, on the evolving identity of the architect through periods of crisis and confidence. Kalkin’s iconic Quik House is one of the most viable pre-fabricated systems available today, providing spacious dwelling and customized elements with the most efficient reduction of both energy waste and cost. Projects include his Refugee Village and FEMA housing concepts. Quik Build: Adam Kalkin’s ABC of Container Architecture will be sold exclusively through Urban Center Books the night of the lecture. A special “scented” edition will be available in limited quantities. Crisis, Confident and the Architect Tuesday, March 3, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m., at the Municipal Art Society MAP The event is free and open to the public. Reservations are not required.