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Masters Of American Architecture: Part II

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by Eric last modified Sep 08, 2011

The second in a series of two lectures on the masters of American architecture organized by the Graycliff Conservancy will focus on Henry Hobson Richardson, and the relationship between Richardson’s architecture and that of Louis Sullivan and Frank Lloyd Wright. Dr. Jeffrey Ochsner will speak on Thursday, September 15, 2011 at 7 pm, in the auditorium of the Burchfield-Penney Art Center at 1300 Elmwood Ave in Buffalo, NY. Dr. Ochsner is an architect as well...




 

 

Screen shot 2011-09-08 at 8.56.53 AM The second in a series of two lectures on the masters of American architecture organized by the Graycliff Conservancy will focus on Henry Hobson Richardson, and the relationship between Richardson’s architecture and that of Louis Sullivan and Frank Lloyd Wright. Dr. Jeffrey Ochsner will speak on Thursday, September 15, 2011 at 7 pm, in the auditorium of the Burchfield-Penney Art Center at 1300 Elmwood Ave in Buffalo, NY.  Dr. Ochsner is an architect as well as an architectural historian, and is the author of the seminal H. H. Richardson: Complete Architectural Works. More details after the jump...

As stated in the press release:

This lecture series is presented with support from The New York State Council on the Arts,  Hodgson Russ LLC,  and the Richardson Center Corporation. 

Jeffrey Karl Ochsner is an architect, architectural historian, and professor at the University of Washington in Seattle. He is known for his research and writing on American architects Henry Hobson Richardson and Lionel H. Pries, and on Seattle architecture.
 
Ochsner graduated from Rice University with a B.A. in Architecture in 1973 and a Master of Architecture (M.Arch.) in 1976.  Ochsner was owner/principal of a Houston-based architectural practice, Ochsner Associates, from 1984 to 1987.
 
Dr. Ochsner has taught at the University of Washington since 1988. He was Chair of the Department of Architecture from 1996 to 2002 and became an Associate Dean in 2007.
 
Ochsner is a Fellow in the American Institute of Architects. He is the co-author of the book, Distant Corner: Seattle Architects and the Legacy of H. H. Richardson, and the author of Lionel H. Pries, Architect, Artist, Educator: From Arts and Crafts to Modern Architecture, which was a Finalist for the Washington State Book Award in History/Biography in 2008. He is perhaps best known for the seminal H. H. Richardson: Complete Architectural Works published by MIT Press, Cambridge MA and London, in 1982. Admission for each talk will be $10; or $5 for Graycliff and/or Burchfield Penney Art Center members and volunteers. No reservations are necessary. More details here.

Photo credit: Brian Faix



 

 

 
 
 

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