Fri, Oct 21|
SA+P Fall 2022 Lecture Series: Marlon Blackwell | October 21 at 5:30
UNM SA+P is pleased to announce the launch of the Fall 2022 Lecture Series with a presentation by Marlon Blackwell. The lecture will be followed by a reception on the crit bridge and will also coincide with the SA+P Open House taking place from 3- 7 PM at George Pearl Hall. Virtual option too!
Time & Location
Oct 21, 2022, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM MDT
Albuquerque, Albuquerque, NM 87106, USA
About the Event
UNM SA+P is pleased to announce the launch of the Fall 2022 Lecture Series with a presentation by Marlon Blackwell. The lecture will be followed by a reception on the crit bridge and will also coincide with the SA+P Open House taking place from 3- 7 PM at George Pearl Hall.
Friday, October 21, 2022, at 5:30 PM
Garcia Honda Auditorium
George Pearl Hall
We will look forward to seeing you on October 21st at 5:30 PM for this in-person lecture. If you are unable to join us at the Garcia Honda Auditorium, we invite you to experience this lecture via Zoom:
Meeting ID: 933 5318 2198
Marlon Blackwell, FAIA, is a practicing architect in Fayetteville, Arkansas, and serves as the E. Fay Jones Distinguished Professor at the Fay Jones School of Architecture + Design at the University of Arkansas. Marlon is integrally involved in every phase of the design process, from programming through construction administration, for every project Marlon Blackwell Architects pursues. He is involved on a daily basis, working to establish the design direction and works directly with client leadership on critical issues, ensuring a successful outcome and meaningful relationship. As our references will attest, Marlon is accessible and involved. His keen attention to detail and design rigor ensure the success of every project, evident in his acclaim as an architect and educator.
The office of Marlon Blackwell Architects received the 2016 Cooper Hewitt National Design Award in Architecture and ranked #1 in Design as part of the Architect 50, a national survey of architecture firms. In 2011, Marlon Blackwell Architects was recognized as the Firm of the Year by Residential Architect Magazine. The firm has earned an international design reputation through recognition of its work in many publications, including architectural design journals and books, and receiving more than 120 design awards including state, regional, national and international awards.
Marlon is the recipient of the 2020 AIA Gold Medal, the Institute’s highest honor, which recognizes those whose work has had an enduring impact on the theory and practice of architecture. He was a 2019 Resident Fellow of the American Academy in Rome, inducted into the 2018 National Academy of Design and received the E. Fay Jones Gold Medal from the Arkansas AIA in 2017. A monograph of his early work entitled “An Architecture of the Ozarks: The Works of Marlon Blackwell” was published by Princeton Architectural Press in 2005. Marlon was selected by The International Design Magazine, in 2006, as one of the ID Forty: Undersung Heroes and as an “Emerging Voice” in 1998 by the Architectural League of New York.
Marlon was named the 2020 SEC Professor of The Year and as one of DesignIntelligence magazine’s “30 Most Admired Educators” for 2015. He has co-taught design studios with Peter Eisenman (1997 & 1998), Christopher Risher (2000), and Julie Snow (2003). Other visiting academic appointments include the McDermott Visiting Professor at the University of Texas at Austin (Spring 2016), the George Baird Professor at Cornell University (Fall 2012), the Thomas Jefferson Professor at the University of Virginia (Spring 2011), the Elliel Saarinen Visiting Professor at the University of Michigan (Fall 2009), the Ivan Smith Distinguished Professor at the University of Florida (Spring 2009), the Paul Rudolph Visiting Professor at Auburn University (Spring 2008), the Cameron Visiting Professor at Middlebury College (Fall 2007), the Ruth and Norman Moore Visiting Professor at Washington University in St. Louis (Spring 2003) and visiting graduate professor at MIT in Spring 2001 and 2002.