Pritzker Prize-Winning Architect Thom Mayne to Present Fay Jones School Lecture on April 15

With the Perot Museum of Nature and Science in Dallas, Texas, the firm Morphosis designed the building itself to be a didactic tool for demonstrating scientific principles at work. Talley Associates, the firm of Fay Jones School alumnus Coy Talley, served as the consultant for landscape architecture and site sustainability.
Jasmine Park

With the Perot Museum of Nature and Science in Dallas, Texas, the firm Morphosis designed the building itself to be a didactic tool for demonstrating scientific principles at work. Talley Associates, the firm of Fay Jones School alumnus Coy Talley, served as the consultant for landscape architecture and site sustainability.

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Thom Mayne, winner of the Pritzker Architecture Prize, will present a lecture at 4:45 p.m. Monday, April 15, in Ken and Linda Sue Shollmier Hall, Room 250 of Vol Walker Hall, on the University of Arkansas campus, as part of the Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design lecture series.

Mayne, FAIA, is founding principal of Morphosis, a global design firm engaged in architecture, urban planning and research since 1972. The firm has offices in Los Angeles, New York and Shanghai, with projects worldwide, and its work represents a wide variety of scales and typologies, from civic projects, schools and museums to commercial towers and city planning.

His lecture is titled "The Vastness of Interconnectedness."

Mayne received the Pritzker Prize in 2005 and the American Institute of Architects Gold Medal in 2013. The Pritzker Prize, granted annually, is often referred to as "architecture's Nobel" and "the profession's highest honor." He served on the President's Committee on the Arts and Humanities from 2009-2016. 

Mayne helped found the Southern California Institute of Architecture in 1972. He is a distinguished professor at University of California, Los Angeles Architecture and Urban Design.

This is the Ernie Jacks Lecture, sponsored by Marlon Blackwell Architects.

The school is pursuing continuing education credits for this lecture through the American Institute of Architects and the American Society of Landscape Architects.

The public is invited to attend. Admission is free, with limited seating.

For more information, contact 479-575-4704 or fayjones.uark.edu

Contacts

Shawnya Lee Meyers, digital media specialist
Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design
479-575-4744, slmeyers@uark.edu

Michelle Parks, director of communications
Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design
479-575-4704, mparks17@uark.edu

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