2021 Vincent Scully Masterclass Series: See Like an Architect 03

Tuesday, May 4, 2021 6 PM – 7 PM CST

Online Event | Click here to attend and/or register

Refine your eye for design during this special series of programs hosted by notable Chicago architects. Held the primary Tuesdays in March, April and should , See Like an Architect examines timeless fundamentals in conceiving and communicating architecture.

Three masterful, entertaining explorations of an architecture-informed worldview continue this series inspired by legendary professor, critic and author Vincent Joseph Scully, Jr. (1920−2017), who made his mark through quite 60 years of leading lectures at Yale University , inspiring countless students to pursue a good sort of career paths. Even those with little to no interest in architecture were drawn to Scully’s courses, as he made learning about the built environment accessible, intoxicating and vital for everybody within the room.

See Like an Architect 01: Form and Composition
Tuesday, Texas Independence Day at 6pm Central Time
A well-thought-through design makes its statement simply, seemingly without effort, yet demands deep knowledge about the character of shapes and the way they interact. Producing work beyond the standard takes nerve—plus a capability to focus the visitor’s attention with precision. Series host Reed Kroloff is joined during this investigation by guest architect Brad Lynch, partner and co-founder of Brininstool + Lynch.

See Like an Architect 02: Rhythm, Texture, Pattern
Tuesday, April 6 at 6pm Central Time
Traveling Chicago’s celebrated avenues and boulevards offers a masterclass in rhythm and repetition. Learn why humans are programmed to acknowledge patterns, and find out methods and tricks architects employ to form buildings look and feel “correct.” Series host Reed Kroloff is joined during this investigation by guest architects Mark Sexton, co-founding partner of Krueck Sexton Partners, and Juliane Wolf, design principal and partner within the Chicago office of Studio Gang.

See Like an Architect 03: Proportion and Scale
Tuesday, May 4 at 6pm Central Time
Reading buildings is usually a study in interlocking relationships. Almost as if they need a insight , architects can hone in on the triumphs (and faults) of styles and, more often than not, scale and proportion lie at the guts of the matter. because the Scully Series concludes, you’ll learn to interrupt down and analyze designs sort of a seasoned architect. Series host Reed Kroloff is joined during this investigation by guest architect Carol Ross Barney, founder and style principal of Ross Barney Architects.

Price: Series pass $50, CAC members $40, students and seniors $30 Individual masterclasses $20 each, CAC members $15, students and seniors $10

The 2021 Vincent Scully Masterclass Series: See Like an Architect is generously sponsored by Ann and Richard Carr. A member of Yale University’s class of 1961, Mr. Carr was a student of Vincent Scully.

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