Tuesday, May 22, 2007

TAM: Antoine Predock awarded...

Antoine Predock has received the 2007 Cooper-Hewitt's National Design Awards for Lifetime Achievement.




Lifetime Achievement, Antoine Predock
The Lifetime Achievement Award, recognizing the work of an individual who has made a long-term contribution to the practice of design, is awarded to Antoine Predock, principal of Antoine Predock Architect since 1967. Based in Albuquerque, N.M., Predock maintains studios in Los Angeles and Taiwan and lectures and exhibits his work worldwide. Living for 53 years in the landscape of the American West, Predock designs expansive spaces that seamlessly weave the present with the past. He has been recognized for his unique ability to design highly contextual works that respond to their environment. Major projects have included the San Diego Padres Ballpark; Austin City Hall in Texas; Tacoma Art Museum in Tacoma, Wash.; Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.; the Canadian Museum for Human Rights in Winnipeg; the Las Vegas Central Library and Discovery Museum; the Museum of Science and Industry in Tampa, Fla.; the Nelson Fine Arts Center at Arizona State University in Tempe; the National Palace Museum in Taiwan; and buildings for Stanford University (California) and Rice University (Texas). Predock was a 2005 National Design Award finalist in the architecture design category.



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