College of Architecture and the Built Environment Spring 2013 Lecture Series Kicks Off Monday, Feb. 11

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The College of Architecture and the Built Environment will bring internationally recognized architects, interior designers and landscape architects to campus as part of the Spring 2013 Lecture Series. The lecture series is free and open to the University community and the public.

Guy Geier, an architect and interior designer with more than  30 years of experience in the design and management of corporate and institutional projects, will open the series on Monday, Feb. 11.

Geier is managing partner of FXFOWLE Architects as well as leader of the firm’s corporate and interior design practice. A strong proponent of the value design plays in creating a healthy and productive workplace, Geier focuses on developing spaces that reflect a client’s current mission , while anticipating future needs.

His projects include the conversion of a landmark armory in New York  into a 55,000 square-foot office for Disney, targeted for LEED Silver, a 250,000 square-foot federal office building in Puerto Rico and the recently completed Rockefeller Brothers Fund office in New York, which  achieved LEED Platinum certification.

Geier received both his B.S.  and master’s in  architecture from the University of Virginia, where he is also chair of the Dean’s Advisory Board and a member of The Raven Society.

The full schedule of speakers is listed below. Click here to open a PDF version of the schedule. All lectures will be held in The Tuttleman Center Auditorium at 6 p.m.

Monday, Feb. 11
Guy Geier
FXFOWLE Architects LLP, New York

Wednesday, Feb. 20
Stefan Behnisch
Behnisch Architekten
Boston | Munich | Stuttgart

Monday, March 4
Adam Tihany
Tihany Design, New York

Monday, March 18
Hansjörg Göritz
HansjörgGöritzArchitekturstudio
Hannover | Berlin | Knoxville

Wednesday, April 3
Steve Nobel
NOBELINKS, New York

Thursday, April 4
Switch
A film to change the way we understand and use energy

Thursday, April 18
Laurie Olin
OLIN, Philadelphia

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