GETTY CONSERVATION INSTITUTE PRESENTS
Yale Center for British Art by Louis I. Kahn: Planning for Conservation
Conservation Architects Peter Inskip and Stephen Gee
discuss the conservation of Louis I. Kahn’s Yale Center
Harold M. Williams Auditorium, Getty Center
Thursday, January 17, 2013, 7 p.m.
LOS ANGELES—Conservation Architects Peter Inskip and Stephen Gee, along with Constance Clement, deputy director of the Yale Center for British Art, will discuss the development of the conservation plan for the Yale Center in Yale Center for British Art by Louis I. Kahn: A Conservation Plan, at 7 p.m. on Thursday, January 17, at the Getty Center.
The Yale Center for British Art, one of the world's great museums and study centers, was designed by American architect Louis I. Kahn.
In addition to considering the conservation of the building fabric, they will discuss current and emerging issues related to the growth and development of a vibrant institution housed in a significant late-twentieth-century building.
The publication Louis I. Kahn and the Yale Center for British Art: A Conservation Plan, (Yale University Press, 2012), which details the collaboration and conservation management plan, will be available for purchase at the event.
ABOUT THE SPEAKERS
Peter Inskip co-founded Peter Inskip + Peter Jenkins Architects Ltd in 1972. He also serves as a current member of the Architectural Panel of the National Trust and the World Monuments Fund, and the Building Committee for the Paul Mellon Center for British Art at Yale. Peter oversees all of the projects completed by the firm for the National Trust, as well as major restoration projects where existing and historic buildings have been developed for new uses and functions.
Stephen Gee is a director of Peter Inskip + Peter Jenkins Architects Ltd., with an interest in the conservation of modern and historic buildings and contemporary architecture. His work includes the Stowe Garden for the National Trust, for which he has been project architect since 1990, Moggerhanger House (Soane), Holkham Hall, Manchester City Art Gallery, Keble College, Green College, the ancient ruins of Fawsley and Greys Court, and Battersea Power Station.
Constance Clement is deputy director of the Yale Center for British Art.
Yale Center for British Art by Louis I. Kahn: A Conservation Plan, is presented at 7 p.m. on Thursday, January 17 in the Harold Williams Auditorium at the Getty Center, 1200 Getty Center Drive, Los Angeles. Tickets are free; reservations are recommended. Visit www.getty.edu to make reservations or call (310) 440-7300. Parking is $10 after 5 PM.
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