Antoine Predock opens the academic year with a Convocation lecture, "Spirit of Place."
Predock has been principal of Antoine Predock Architect since 1967. Based in Albuquerque, NM, Predock maintains studios in Los Angeles and Taiwan, and lectures and exhibits his work worldwide. Living for fifty-three 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, WA; the Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, NY; the Canadian Museum for Human Rights in Winnipeg; the Las Vegas Central Library and Discovery Museum; the Museum of Science and Industry in Tampa, FL; the Nelson Fine Arts Center at Arizona State University in Tempe; the National Palace Museum in Taiwan; and buildings for Stanford University and Rice University. In 2006, Predock won the AIA Gold Medal. In 2007, Predock was awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum.
Pictured: Canadian Museum for Human Rights in Winnipeg