2021 Architecture Around the World

Welcome to the 2021 Architecture Around the World virtual lecture series sponsored by the St. Louis Public Library’s Steedman Architectural Library and the St. Louis Chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians. All lectures will be offered on Tuesday evenings from 6:30-8 p.m..  Please join us! 

Advanced registration is required, so please register below for each program. The Zoom meeting link will be sent out to all registrants one day prior to the event.If you have any questions with this process, please contact Kristina at kimpastato@slpl.org.   

February 23
Esley Hamilton, past Preservation Historian for St. Louis County Parks, discusses The Architecture of Oscar Niemeyer.
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March 23
Robert McCarter, Ruth and Norman Moore Professor of Architecture, Washington University in St. Louis, discusses The Architecture of Carlo Scarpa: Recomposing Place, Intertwining Time, Transforming Reality.
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April 27
John C. Guenther, FAIA, LEED AP, Principal, John C. Guenther Architect LLC, and President, Society of Architectural Historians St. Louis Chapter, discusses Antonio Barluzzi – A Roman Architect in the Holy Land.
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September 28
Peter Wollenberg, Architectural Conservator, Wollenberg Building Conservation, LLC, discusses Lustron Homes:  St. Louis and Beyond.
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October 26
Karen Bode Baxter, Architectural Historian and Preservation Specialist, discusses “St. Louis Globe Democrat Building/St. Louis Post-Dispatch Building.”
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November 16
Aaron Frei, Craftsman and President Emil Frei & Associates, discusses “The Art and History of Stain Glass.”
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Our Fall 2020 Architecture Around the World lectures can be viewed on the Library’s You Tube Channel.       

September 22, 2020
Bill Hart, Executive Director of Missouri Alliance of HIstoric Preservation discussed 2020 Missouri Places in Peril.

October 27, 2020
Esley Hamilton, former Preservation Historian, St. Louis County Parks, discussed Christopher Wren’s City Churches and St. Mary Aldermanbury.                    

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