Apr, 29, 2011,
12:40 PM

Finding Mies: Salt Lake City, Utah

A Salt Lake City house designed by Mies student, draftsman, and assistant, John Sugden, has been listed for sale.

An IIT alum, Sugden worked on Farnsworth House and the 860-880 Lake Shore apartments before setting up practice in his home state of Utah. He also worked with Ludwig Hilberseimer. Sugden’s work was influenced by both his modernist training and his immersion in the rugged Utah landscape.

Coldwell Banker has the listing. Thanks to Grassroots Modern for the tip.

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Apr, 28, 2011,
5:07 PM

Architecture & Design Film Festival

In addition to the 39 films that will be screened at next week’s Architecture & Design Film Festival, there are a host of events to get people thinking and talking about architecture.

Chicago-based architect and IIT adjunct professor, Jeanne Gang will be signing copies of her new book, Reveal: Studio Gang Architects (Take a peek inside the book via this slideshow on Dwell.com).

Panel discussions include IIT faculty professor Frank Flury; Mies Society board president, Edward Lifson; and Mies Society Advisory Board member, Dirk Lohan.

There will also be a reading of June Finfer’s play The Glass House—about the struggle between artist and patron in the building of Mies’ Farnsworth House and Philip Johnson’s Glass House.

Tickets are on sale now!

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