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Keynote Speaker Luncheon featuring Phyllis Lambert

08 May 2014 12:00 PM - 1:45 PM

Phyllis Lambert will introduce “Heritage Architect Inspiration" as our Keynote Speaker.

Architect, photographer, lecturer, historian and critic of architecture and urbanism, Phyllis Lambert is Founding Director Emeritus of the Canadian Centre for Architecture (CCA) in Montreal. Lambert first made architectural history as the Director of Planning of the Seagram Building in New York (1954-58). She is recognized internationally for her contribution in advancing contemporary architecture, together with for her concern for the social issues of urban conservation and the role of architecture in the public realm. Lambert’s publications include pioneering works on photography and on leading architects, as well as critical texts on cities and essays in numerous journals.  Recently published, her book Building Seagram is a personal and at the same time deeply researched cultural history of architecture, art, urban regulations and real estate, as well as conservation and stewardship in New York City.