A RECEPTION, PRESENTATION, AND LECTURE with SHARON JOHNSTON and MARK LEE of JOHNSTON MARKLEE & ASSOCIATES
InCollaboration with the Cal Poly LA Metro Program in Architecture and Urban Design.
Sharon Johnston and Mark Lee are the principals of Johnston Marklee & Associates. The Los Angeles-based firm has been engaged in a range of institutional, residential, and commercial commissions in the U.S., as well as in Argentina, Chile, Spain, Portugal, Switzerland, and Italy since the office opened in 1998. The work of the firm has been featured in national and international media, including Abitare, Domus, Wallpaper, Metropolis, Icon, Architectural Record, The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, l’Architecture Aujourd’hui, and Mark Magazine. Sharon and Mark are currently teaching a multi-year studio at Harvard’s Graduate School of Design, and in 2013 they team taught at Rice University as the Cullinan Visiting Professors.
The collaborative work between the architecture of Johnston Marklee and the world of contemporary art has been the subject of the publication Later Layer and of the forthcoming book House is a House is a House is a House is a House. A monograph on the work of Johnston Marklee was published in the spring of 2014. The firm received the Emerging Practice Award by the Los Angeles Chapter of the A.I.A. in 2013 and was nominated for the Mies Prize in 2014. Johnston Marklee’s design for the Menil Drawing Institute, in Houston, Texas, will commence construction in March 2015.
Please join us Thursday March 12th for a reception, presentation, and lecture with SHARON JOHNSTON and MARK LEE of Johnston Marklee & Associates.
Introduced and Moderated by: Stephen Phillips, AIA, PhD, Principal of Stephen Phillips Architects (SPARCHS) and associate professor, director, Cal Poly LA Metro Program in Architecture and Urban Design (California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo)