2009 Lewis Lecture :: Witold Rybczynski

Witold Rybczynski
“When Buildings Try Too Hard.”

Witold Rybczynski, the Martin and Margy Myerson Professor of Urbanism at the University of Pennsylvania and architecture critic for Slate magazine is the author of more than fifty articles and papers on the subject of housing, architecture, and technology. His essays appear regularly in the Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, and the New York Review of Books, he has also written for The New Yorker and The Atlantic. He is the recipient of the National Building Museum’s 2007 Vincent Scully Prize. Join Rybczynski as he discusses when buildings try too hard to be icons.

The Baltimore Architecture Foundation
Annual Lewis Lecture

Thursday October 22nd, 2009 ::  6:30 pm

Baltimore Museum of Art
The Meyerhoff Auditorium
10 Art Museum Drive
Baltimore, MD 21218
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Free!

The Robert E. Lewis Memorial Lecture is sponsored by the Baltimore Architecture Foundation through a gift from the family of architect Robert E. Lewis. This Free Fall Baltimore program is funded in part by a grant from Mayor Sheila Dixon and the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts.

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He is the recipient of the National Building Museum’s 2007 Vincent Scully Prize.