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NewSchool of Architecture and Design Lecture Series: Architect Peter Bohlin

By NewSchoolSanDiego
Apr 29, '13 3:04 PM EST
Architect Peter Bohlin is scheduled to participate in NSAD’s Lecture Series May 1, 2013. Photo credit: Nic Lehoux
Architect Peter Bohlin is scheduled to participate in NSAD’s Lecture Series May 1, 2013. Photo credit: Nic Lehoux

Architect Peter Bohlin, FAIA, is scheduled to speak Wednesday evening, May 1 2013, at NewSchool of Architecture and Design on the topic of “Soft Modernism – The Nature of Circumstance” 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:  Peter Bohlin ( Photo credit: Nic Lehoux)

Lecture Topic: Soft Modernism – The Nature of Circumstance. Using examples of the firm’s work from early to current projects, Peter will discuss the rich and powerful buildings of Bohlin Cywinski Jackson that resulted from The Nature of Circumstance.  These range from the nature of places, both man-made and natural, to the varied nature of humans and their particular activities and to the nature of the means  with which we build.  

When: May 1, 2013. 6 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 by email to PR Manager Anna Cearley for directions and to ensure sufficient seating: **

 About the Architect: Peter Bohlin, FAIA, is founding principal of Bohlin Cywinski Jackson and recipient of the 2010 Gold Medal of The American Institute of Architects . Bohlin Cywinski Jackson, founded in 1965, has offices in Wilkes-Barre, Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, Seattle and San Francisco. The firm has received more than 550 regional, national and international awards for design. In 1994, the practice received the Architecture Firm Award from the American Institute of Architects.

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. To read about past and future planned speakers, please refer to the NSAD Lecture Series webpage.

About NSAD: 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