The Dallas Architecture Forum will present acclaimed architect Thomas Phifer on Tuesday, October 23 in the Horchow Auditorium at the Dallas Museum of Art. Among his many esteemed design projects are the Klyde Warren Park Pavilion and Savor Restaurant in Dallas, the Brochstein Pavilion at Rice University, the Corning Museum of Glass, and the just-opened Pavilions for the Glenstone Foundation in Potomac, Maryland. Phifer was also the Design Architect for the team that completed the Rachofsky House, a Dallas icon of architecture and art.
Tickets for this lecture are $20 for general admission, $15 for DMA members, and $5 for students (with ID). Tickets can be purchased at the door before the lecture. No reservations are needed to attend Forum lectures.
Thomas Phifer and Partners, founded by Phifer in 1997 in New York City, has received three Design Excellence awards from the General Services Administration and more than 20 honor awards from the American Institute of Architects. Thomas Phifer is a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects. He has received the prestigious Rome Prize from the American Academy in Rome and was awarded the Medal of Honor from the New York Chapter of the AIA. In 2011, he was elected as an Academician of the National Academy of Design, and in 2013, he received the Arts and Letters Award in Architecture from the American Academy of Arts and Letters.
Thomas Phifer has served as a visiting professor at numerous architecture schools, and is currently appointed as the Louis I. Kahn Visiting Professor of Architectural Design at the Yale School of Architecture. He received his BA and MA degrees in Architecture from Clemson University.