Phyllis Lambert will regale audiences on Tuesday, January 21, 2014 from 6:30pm to 8:00pm at the Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Deign in Toronto. In conjunction with Brigitte Shim, she will deliver the annual George Baird Lecture.
Architect, photographer, lecturer, historian and critic of architecture and urbanism, Phyllis Lambert (CC, GOQ, CAL, FRAIC, FRSC, FRIBA (Hon.), FAIA (Hon.), LL D) is Founding Director of the Board of Trustees of the Canadian Centre for Architecture (CCA) in Montréal, an international research centre and museum founded in 1979 on the conviction that architecture is a public concern. Lambert first made architectural history as the Director of Planning of the Seagram Building in New York (1954-58). She is recognized internationally for her contribution in advancing contemporary architecture, for her concern for the social issues of urban conservation and for the role of architecture in the public realm.
Read more here