Thursday, September 9, 2010

Discover Design. Over Dinner.

Austin Foundation for Architecture presents:
Discover Design. Over Dinner.

Back by popular demand! This special series of dinner parties for discovering design offers great design, good food, and conversations about architecture with new friends. Help support the work of the Austin Foundation for Architecture. For more info, visit .

Designs by Hugh Randolph, AIA; Paul Lamb, AIA and Fern Santini;
Tim Cuppett, AIA; and, Dick Clark, AIA.

2010.09.14 After a book signing at Nest by nationally recognized architect, Bobby McAlpine, dinner will be at the home of art consultant, Deborah Page Schneider | Deborah Page Projects and David Schneider which was designed for entertaining by Hugh Randolph, AIA; landscape by Bill Bauer and Bill Roberts, built by Chupik Properties. Food by Pink Avocado; Music by Brett Barnes and Meredith Ruduski; Featured artist Michael Wilson.

2010.10.19 Located on a steep site in Westlake Hills, this 5,000 square foot house merges traditional Texas forms and materials with unique contemporary details. Oriented towards a spectacular view of downtown Austin, a forty foot span of sliding glass doors makes the pool deck a natural extension of the open living space. Join architect Dick Clark, AIA and his very special clients for this dinner.

2010.10.21 The Nowlin house was completed in 2002. It was inspired by the architecture of the ancient Maya, a lifelong interest of the owners. The structure is an example of true collaboration between the clients, architect, builder, interior designer, and many local artisans and craftsmen. The interiors are heavily influenced by early French Art Deco, and include many extraordinary pieces. Architect: Paul Lamb, AIA; Interiors: Fern Santini | Abode; Contractor: Escobedo Construction. Featuring catering by 34th Street.

2010.10.26 Tim Cuppett, AIA and Marco Rini's home featured on the 2009 AIA Homes Tour. This home is livable history - a storybook renovation of a lovely "antique Austin treasure" with intimate, romantic spaces indoors. Outdoors, you will enjoy beautiful gardens. Celebrate Autumn as Marco prepares a very special menu.

$100 per person
or Dinner Deal: All 4 for $300 per person

Phone: 512.452.4332

The Austin Foundation for Architecture is a non-profit 501(c)3 charitable organization formed to develop the general public's education, awareness, and appreciation for architect, and to promoted responsible stewardship of the Central Texas environment; and development of sustainable architectural leadership for AIA Austin, and other public, professional, and community organization in Central Texas.

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