"Powerhouse" is the first book on the singular life and career of American architect Judith Chafee (1932-1998). Chafee was an unrepentant modernist on the forefront of sustainable design. Her architecture shows great sensitivity to place, especially the desert landscapes of Tucson, Arizona. Chafee was also a social justice advocate and a highly respected woman in a male-dominated profession.
|Where:||UA Library - Special Collections (Seats 110)|
|When:||Sat, Mar 14, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm|
|Signing area:||Sales & Signing Area - Integrated Learning Center (following presentation)|
|Genres:||Fine Arts / Photography, History / Biography|
Christopher Domin is an architect and educator at the University of Arizona's College of Architecture, Planning & Landscape Architecture. He is a co-author of the books, "Paul Rudolph: The Florida Houses" and "Powerhouse: The Life and Work of Architect Judith Chafee," both published by Princeton Architectural Press....
Kathryn McGuire is an architect practicing in Tucson, Ariz. She is a co-author of "Powerhouse: The Life and Work of Judith Chafee." Many details in this book are written from McGuire’s experiences first as a student, then as an employee and friend of Judith Chafee for more than 20 years until 1998....