Architect Laura Hartman to lecture "Inside Outside/Outside Inside"
- Monday, March 30, 2015 from 5:30pm to 6:30pm
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Montana State University, School of Architecture, is proud to present Laura Hartman of Fernau + Hartman, San Francisco, CA, who will present her lecture “Inside Outside/Outside Inside.” Ms. Hartman’s lecture will focus on the development of one aspect of Fernau + Hartman’s work = collaboration with landscape. She will expound on the firm’s roots in the Bay Area and explore work done at various scales throughout the county.
Laura Hartman, AIA, is LEED accredited. Born in Charleston, West Virginia, she received a B.A. in Art from Smith College, and a M. Arch from the University of California at Berkeley in 1978. Before becoming a partner at Fernau & Hartman Architects, she worked with Esherick, Homsey, Dodge, and Davis in San Francisco and with Dolf Schneibli e Associati, Architetti in Agno, Switzerland. In addition to her wide design experience, Laura is also an adept teacher; she has taught in the Department of Architecture at the University of California at Berkeley and at the University of Utah, and was the Pietro Bellushi Distinguished Visiting Professor at the University of Oregon. Laura frequently serves on architectural design juries. She has also been on the UC Berkeley Campus Design Review Board and is currently on the Sea Ranch Design Committee and the Wood Design Editorial Board. Also an artist, Laura has exhibited her artwork both here and abroad.
As a principal at Fernau & Hartman, Laura is involved in all phases of projects. Her professional resume includes student unions at the University of California at Santa Cruz and Evergreen Valley College, the Napa Valley Museum, and the Nickelodeon Headquarters in New York. Laura has worked closely in long-term relationships with diverse client groups--Co-Housing for the Cheesecake Consortium, San Francisco Botanical Garden in Golden Gate Park, and CuriOdyssey at Coyote Point in San Mateo-- skillfully accommodating and mediating multiple voices. She has worked on many sustainable projects including the library at the University of California at Merced and numerous residences in the Bay Area and throughout North America. Laura has both a personal and academic interest in vernacular architecture and is currently investigating the mining structures in Appalachia.
Registered for one hour of AIA Continuing Education Units.
The presentation is part of the School of Architecture’s Spring Lecture series and is made possible through generous contributions by members of the School of Architecture’s Advisory Council, and gifts through the Montana State University Foundation.
To request public accommodation or accommodation to participate in the above event, please contact Sharon Matney at 994-2921, or Tricia Wimbish, MSU Human Resources, 994-5527.
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