Sunday, October 28
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
$30 after Oct 25
Purchasing a ticket for this program entitles you to complimentary access to the Exhibition Hall.
Architects Tod Williams and Billie Tsien talk about buildings—including their recently completed new facility for the Barnes Foundation in Philadelphia—books, and more with architecture critic Paul Goldberger.
The New York-based firm of Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects has repeatedly been honored by the American Institute of Architects. Among the firm’s many high-profile projects are the Cranbrook Natatorium in Michigan; the American Folk Art Museum in New York; the Neurosciences Institute in La Jolla, California; the Asia Society in Hong Kong; and the Logan Center for the University of Chicago, in addition to the Barnes Foundation. Williams and Tsien are the authors of the forthcoming book The Architecture of the Barnes Foundation (Skira Rizzoli) and of Work Life (The Monacelli Press).
Paul Goldberger, currently contributing editor at Vanity Fair, served as architecture critic at The New Yorker, where he wrote the magazine’s celebrated “Skyline” column, and the New York Times. He is the author of several books, including Why Architecture Matters (Yale University Press) and Building Up and Tearing Down (The Monacelli Press).
Following the program, audience members will be invited to specially designated areas in the Exhibition Hall for book signings and informal conversation with the speakers.