On November 24, John Patkau of Vancouver-based Patkau Architects www.patkau.ca will be speaking about his firm's recent projects including the new Capilano Library.
In partnership with the Art Gallery of Alberta, the City of Edmonton, and Athabasca University, MADE is presenting a lecture series featuring the architects behind the buildings which are transforming the architectural discussion in Edmonton.
John founded Patkau Architects with Patricia in 1978. He is responsible for directing the activities of the firm, and with Patricia, for providing design leadership throughout each project from inception to completion.
John is one of North America’s foremost designers. His contributions to the practice of architecture have been recognized by numerous awards including the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada Gold Medal for lifetime achievement and Membership in the Order of Canada for signifi cant contribution to Canadian culture. Internationally, he has also been made an Honorary Fellow of both the American Institute of Architects and the Royal Institute of British Architects.
As a design leader at Patkau Architects, John has instigated and developed the design of a wide variety of project types for a diverse range of clients in Canada, the United States and the Middle-East. Current projects include the Varsity Centre for High Performance Sport at the University of Toronto, the School of Art Building at the University of Manitoba, Mishrifah Villa in Ad’Diriyyah, Saudi Arabia, the Fort York National Historic Site Visitor Centre, Toronto and Cottages at Fallingwater, Mill Run, Pennsylvania.
Doors open at 6:30pm, Lecture begins at 7pm.
Tickets ($15 for non-members and $10 for AGA and MADE Members) can be purchased here: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/john-patkau-city-building-lecture-series-tickets-29384902033