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  • CORRESPONDENCE: The Monk’s Garden 1903-2013

    Boston | Dates: 20 Feb – 27 Oct, 2014

    The Gardner Museum recently commissioned Michael Van Valkenburgh to design a new four-season garden on the site of what Isabella Gardner called her “Monk’s Garden.” The redesigned Monk’s Garden, sited to the east of the historic palace, opened in September 2013 as part of the Museum’s expanded campus. CORRESPONDENCE features design process and construction drawings of the new garden, as well as communications between the design team and contractors responsible for its construction. The exhibition centers on a pair of letters between Museum director Anne Hawley and Van Valkenburgh describing their aspirations for the new garden at the beginning of the design process. The exhibition also presents photographs that illustrate how greatly the garden has changed over the years.

    Van Valkenburgh’s design of the Monk’s Garden interprets the Museum’s meandering gallery layout, and the rich colors and textures of its idiosyncratic collection, in a contemporary landscape context. While the garden is accessible (weather permitting) from both the original Museum building and Renzo Piano’s new addition, it is not the primary connection between them, freeing it to focus instead on cultivating a sense of place. The garden is given its own interior, with the aim of provoking extended quiet contemplation rather than hurried passage.

    The original high brick wall of Fenway Court surrounds the garden, and the design aims to soften this enclosure through the creation of a small-scale, dreamlike woodland. Composed of approximately 60 trees including stewartia, paper bark maple, and gray birch, the groves establish a detail-rich palette of colors and textures suitable for intimate appreciation. Winding paths, paved in a striking combination of black brick and reflective mica schist, meander through the trees. Rather than intersecting, the paths playfully meet and diverge, while also gently widening in places to create nooks for garden chairs. Please join us in the new garden.

  • Dallas Architecture Forum Presents Mexican Architect Carlos Bedoya

    Dallas | Dates: 20 Feb, 2014

    The Dallas Architecture Forum will continue its lecture series with Mexican architect Carlos Bedoya, the founding partner of Mexico City architectural firm PRODUCTORA.

    Carlos Bedoya is a leader among the powerful new design visions coming out of Latin America.  The firm was recently honored as an International Emerging Voice by the Architectural League of New York.  Their work has been exhibited at Beijing’s National Museum of Art and at the Victoria & Albert.  In addition to his extensive practice Bedoya teaches in both Monterrey and Mexico City.

    Tickets are $20 per lecture for general admission and $5 for students (with ID) and can be purchased at the door. No reservations are needed to attend Forum lectures. Dallas Architecture Forum members are admitted free and AIA members can earn one hour of CE credit for each lecture. Lecture begins at 7:00 p.m.; reception at 6:15 p.m.

  • Building Healthy Places: Unlocking the Value

    Los Angeles | Dates: 20 – 21 Feb, 2014
    At this new ULI conference, get the latest thinking on what’s next in health and real estate and learn how we can build our way to better health.

    The Building Healthy Places Initiative leverages the power of ULI’s global networks to shape projects and places in ways that improve the health of people and communities.

    At the conference, you will:
    -Hear from developers and investors about the cutting-edge of what makes a healthy place and how to generate value.
    -Learn how market shifts are driving demand for healthy development.
    -Find out where opportunity lies and what partnerships are needed to create healthy places.
    -Make new connections and bring home fresh and cutting-edge insights that will put you ahead of the curve.