As part of our Simons Lecture series, we are honored to be hosting architect Robert Stern and president of the National Trust of Historic Preservation, Stephanie Meeks for two engaging and exciting lecture. Details are as follows:
Stephanie Meeks, President, National Trust for Historic Preservation
Lecture Title– To Be Announced
Thursday, April 7, 2016 @ 7:00 PM
Stephanie Meeks has been the president and chief executive officer of the National Trust for Historic Preservation since July 2010. Under her leadership, the National Trust has developed an ambitious strategic plan designed to refocus direct action on saving imperiled places, engage new audiences in preservation, and increase the organization’s impact by a factor of ten.
Robert A.M. Stern, FAIA
SIMONS MEDAL OF EXCELLENCE AWARD
Tuesday, April 5, 2016 @ 7:00 PM
Simons Center Recital Hall, College of Charleston, 54 St. Philip Street
Reception Following – Alumni Hall in Randolph Hall
Robert A.M. Stern is a practicing architect, teacher, and writer. He is a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects, and received the AIA New York Chapter’s Medal of Honor in 1984 and the Chapter’s President’s Award in 2001. Mr. Stern is the 2011 Driehaus Prize laureate and in 2008 received the tenth Vincent Scully Prize from the National Building Museum. In 2007, he received both the Athena Award from the Congress for the New Urbanism and the Board of Directors’ Honor from the Institute of Classical Architecture and Classical America. As founder and Senior Partner of Robert A.M. Stern Architects, he personally directs the design of each of the firm’s projects.