Events & Programs

Architecture Colloquium
February 8, 2013

Program is free and open to the public.
Email Kristin Fleischmann Brewer to RSVP at Kfleischmann@pulitzerarts.org or call (314) 754-1847.

February 8 & 9, Friday & Saturday

 

Hosted by the Pulitzer and Washington University in St. Louis

Providing a unique view into the collaboration required to build the Pulitzer, this colloquium will feature lively discussion on the design and construction of the building. Participants in the conversation include the client, Emily Rauh Pulitzer, and members of the local architecture firm, engineering firms, and the construction team. Topics will include the working structure between Tadao Ando’s team and the St. Louis team, the realization of Ando’s design through unique methods of construction, and the development of a work environment that fostered construction excellence. Conversations will take place at the Pulitzer and Washington University in St. Louis.

BUILDING PULITZER COLLOQUIUM

 

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 8


4:00-5:30 pm        

Tour, The Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts

The Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts

3716 Washington Boulevard

St. Louis, MO 63108

 

6:30-7:30 pm   

Keynote Lecture, Collaboration and Innovation Outside of Japan

Masataka Yano, Tadao Ando Architect & Associates,

Project Architect for The Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts

Washington University in St. Louis

Sam Fox School of Design and Visual Arts

Steinberg Auditorium

 

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 9

All day colloquium 9:00 am to 3:30 pm.  Sessions will be led by Liane Hancock, Assistant Professor, Louisiana Tech University, and Eric Hoffman, Professor of Practice, Washington University in St. Louis.

 

Washington University in St. Louis

Sam Fox School of Design and Visual Arts, Steinberg Auditorium

 

9:00 – 9:15         

Welcome

 

9:15 – 9:45         

Introduction and Opening Comments, Emily Rauh Pulitzer

 

Session 1

9:45 – 11:15   

Working with Osaka: Development of the working structure between Tadao Ando’s office and

the St. Louis based designers and construction team. Participants include Emily Rauh Pulitzer,

Peter Clarkson, Bill Wischmeyer, Jim Cartwright, Ted Pruess, Mark Wellen, and Steve Morby.

 

11:15-11:45         

Break

 

Session 2

11:45 – 12:45  

Personal Best: Creating a Receptive Environment for Construction Excellence

Participants include Steve Morby, Emily Rauh Pulitzer, Peter Clarkson, and Mark Wellen.

 

12:45-2:00          

Lunch

 

Session 3

2:00 – 3:30         

Translating Design Intent: Developing Means and Methods

Participants include Steve Morby, John Plieman, Clay Henry, Glenn Hoffman, Tim Chettle, Calvin Allen, Jim Cartwright, Ted Pruess, and Mark Wellen.