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Please join the AIANY Women in Architecture Committee for our Spring lecture in our Leadership Breakfast series. Sylvia Smith, FAIA, Senior Partner at FXCollaborative, is our featured speaker and will discuss her career and recent projects. In her presentation, Themes and Variations, she will share themes that have shaped her architectural thinking and design activism. A sampling of projects, variations, will illustrate her on-going exploration and definition of these ideas.
Sylvia Smith is a Senior Partner at FXCollaborative. She formed the firm’s Cultural/Educational studio, which has won numerous awards for design excellence. Throughout her tenure with the firm, she has been responsible for program-intensive projects from private schools and universities to small and large cultural institutions. Smith is constantly cultivating new ways to make architecture expressive, enriching, and sustainable, and is interested in design as a practical and poetic articulation of theoretical ideas. Smith actively shares her knowledge and expertise as a speaker, jurist, and mentor. A graduate of Dickinson College and the University of Virginia, she has served on boards and committees for numerous cultural, educational, and professional organizations including the Design Trust for Public Space, Beverly Willis Architecture Foundation (BWAF), and Storefront for Art & Architecture. Smith is a recipient of the BWAF Pillar Award, the New York State Fellow’s Award, the 2014 Kea Distinguished Visiting Professorship at the University of Maryland, and was recognized as a Woman of Distinction by the Girl Scouts of Greater New York.
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