San Diego, CA
Architect Mark Rios is scheduled to speak Wednesday evening, Feb. 13, 2013, at NewSchool of Architecture and Design as part of the San Diego school’s lecture series that brings inspiring and innovative designers and architects from around the world. The event is free and open to the public.
Who: Mark Rios, Founding Principal of Rios Clementi Hale Studios in Los Angeles, has been honored with over 50 professional design awards during his career, and his projects have been published in over 100 national and international books and periodicals. Rios Clementi Hale Studios spans the design disciplines of architecture, landscape, interiors, graphics, branding, planning, and product design. The firm was recognized for its collaborative and multi-disciplinary approach by the American Institute of Architects California Council, which bestowed its 2007 Firm Award to the multi-discipline practice. In 2009, RCHS was also selected as one of two Finalists in the category of Landscape Design by the Smithsonian’s Cooper Hewitt National Design Awards program. Mark was Chairman of Landscape Architecture at USC from 2001 to 2007, and has been on the faculty at UCLA. He was elevated to AIA Fellow in 1999 and to ASLA Fellow in 2006. Mark received his Bachelor of Science in Architecture from USC, and both Master of Architecture and Master of Landscape Architecture degrees from Harvard University.
When: Feb. 13 (Wednesday), 2013, 7-8 p.m. Q & A follows lecture.
Where: NewSchool of Architecture and Design Auditorium. 1249 F Street, San Diego, CA 92101. **Priority seating given to NSAD students, staff and alumni. Members of the public are requested to RSVP to PR Manager Anna Cearley for directions and to ensure sufficient seating: firstname.lastname@example.org or 619-684-8791**
About NSAD’s Lecture Series: NSAD’s lecture series brings inspiring and innovative designers and architects from around the United States and the world to campus as part of the school’s mission to enhance global design education opportunities for its students and the community. NSAD’s degree programs include digital media arts, construction management and architecture. A new interior design program is being offered in 2013-2014.
About NewSchool of Architecture and Design
NewSchool of Architecture and Design (NSAD), founded in 1980, is located in San Diego, California. NSAD was ranked among the top 10 undergraduate architecture schools in the western United States, according to the 2012 and 2013 DesignIntelligence reports on “America’s Best Architecture & Design Schools.” NSAD is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS), a national accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. NSAD’s Bachelor of Architecture, Master of Architecture and Executive Master of Architecture programs are accredited by the National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB). NSAD also offers a pre-professional Bachelor of Arts in Architecture, along with a Bachelor of Science in Digital Media Arts, a Bachelor of Science in Construction Management, a Master of Construction Management and a Master of Science in Architecture. The school’s expanding global design education offerings include a new Bachelor of Interior Design program available in 2013-2014. For more information, visit www.NewSchoolArch.edu.