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College of Architecture and Environmental Design Announces 2010 Toguchi Lecture

Posted Aug. 30, 2010

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The College of Architecture and Environmental Design will host guest lecturer Lawrence Scarpa as part of its 2010 Toguchi Lecture Series. Scarpa, of Pugh and Scarpa Architects, has received 48 eight major design awards and is widely recognized in the national architecture community.  The lecture will be held in the University Auditorium in Cartwright Hall, beginning at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 7. It is free and open to the public, and no RSVP is required.

In 2004 The Architectural League of New York selected Scarpa as an "Emerging Voice" in architecture.  His work was recently exhibited at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C.  He has been featured in Newsweek and appeared on the Oprah Winfrey Show.  In 2009, Interior Design Magazine honored him with their Lifetime Achievement Award. In 2010, he was awarded the National Architecture Firm Award from the AIA. Lawrence received a Bachelor of Design in 1981 and a Master of Architecture in 1987, both from the University of Florida.

His awards have included 15 National American Institute of Architects(AIA) Awards, 2005 Record Houses, 2003 Record Interiors, 2003 Rudy Bruner Prize, 2006 and 2003 AIA Committee on the Environment "Top Ten Green Building" Awards and was a finalist for the World Habitat Award, one of ten firms selected worldwide. including 15 National American Institute of Architects(AIA) Awards, 2005 Record Houses, 2003 Record Interiors, 2003 Rudy Bruner Prize, 2006 and 2003 AIA Committee on the Environment "Top Ten Green Building" Awards and was a finalist for the World Habitat Award, one of ten firms selected worldwide. 

For more information on Lawrence Scarpa and Pugh and Scarpa Architects please visit www.pugh-scarpa.com. For additional information about the Toguchi Lecture, contact Sarah Crombie at scrombie@kent.edu .