Don't forget to mark your calendars for the upcoming Design Marfa 2015 Symposium and Home Tour on September 18 and 19! Hosted by Design Marfa — the non-profit who created the Marfa Multi-Family Housing Competition — the two-day event at the Crowley Theater will feature insightful discussions about desert-living design topics featuring an international array of architects and designers.
Read on for more info.
Events on Friday, September 18 include the earthen building-materials presentation, "Does This Structure Make Me Look Hot?" with Tucson architect Cade Hayes; DUST principal Brad Lancaster's session on harvesting rainwater; multidisciplinary designer Gina Coffman's presentation on how to increase walkability and bikesharing in our local communities; Los Angeles-based architect Linda Taalman on precision building systems in her "IT House" discussion, and more.
On September 19, Marfa Multi-Family Housing Competition winner Paul Vincent presents his proposal while juror Sharon Odum delves into the jury's decision-making process. Attendees can also tour six private homes in Marfa, ranging from a mansion to miniature houses, as well as a look at contemporary constructions of historic adobe.
More event info here.
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