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ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN COUNCIL


Architecture and Design

For more information:
Bethany Morse

760-423-5265


Council Officers:
2014 - 2015 Season

Dan Spencer, Chair

Jacques Caussin, Vice Chair, Programs

Joan Gand, Vice Chair, Events

Mimi Fisher, Vice Chair, Support

Joe Zakowski, Vice Chair, Membership

Ellen Donaldson, Treasurer

Tom Headrick, Secretary

Rick Lord, Archivist/The FOLD

Roswitha Smale, Vice Chair, Exhibitions

The Architecture and Design Council with its over 650 members focuses on modern and contemporary issues and innovations in architecture and design. In addition to special events at private residences, the ADC sponsors an annual symposium, a lecture series, and tours to architecturally-significant sites. The Council continues to grow at an unprecedented pace with its innovative programming.

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Member benefits include:
$50 Individual: One membership, FREE Saturday Evening lectures, and discounts to ADC lectures and events. (Fully deductible)

$85 Dual Level: Two memberships in the same household, FREE Saturday Evening lectures, and discounts to ADC lectures and events. (Fully deductible)

$250 Supporting Level: FREE Saturday Evening lecture, two additional free admission tickets to each ADC Saturday evening lecture and discounts to lectures and events. ($160 deductible)

$500 Corporate Level: FREE Saturday Evening lectures, two additional free admission tickets to each ADC Saturday evening lecture, one exhibition catalog, and discounts to lectures and events. ($350 deductible)

$1000 Patron Level: FREE Saturday Evening lectures, two additional free admission tickets to each ADC Saturday evening lecture, one exhibition catalog, and two tickets to a special event and discounts on other events. ($770 deductible)


Council Specific Events

Exhibition Opening for An Eloquent Modernist: E. Stewart Williams, Architect

Exhibition Opening for An Eloquent Modernist: E. Stewart Williams, Architect

11/08/14
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Free Second Sunday

Free Second Sunday

11/09/14
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Free Thursday Evenings at the A+D Center

Free Thursday Evenings at the A+D Center

11/13/14
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A+D 101 Lecture and Site Visit - Evelyn and Jerome Ackerman

A+D 101 Lecture and Site Visit - Evelyn and Jerome Ackerman

01/10/15 10 a.m. - Noon
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ADC Evening Lecture - A Practice Conditioned by Chinese Urbanism

ADC Evening Lecture - A Practice Conditioned by Chinese Urbanism

01/31/15 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
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A+D 101 Lecture and Site Visit - Palisades Drive: History and Mystery of a Hillside

A+D 101 Lecture and Site Visit - Palisades Drive: History and Mystery of a Hillside

02/07/15 10 a.m. - Noon
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Frey House II Tours

Frey House II Tours

02/16/15 8:45 a.m. until 4:45 p.m.
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Frey House II Tours

Frey House II Tours

02/17/15 8:45 a.m. until 4:45 p.m.
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ADC Lecture - Albert Frey: Zurich to New York City - Theme and Variations

ADC Lecture - Albert Frey: Zurich to New York City - Theme and Variations

02/17/15 2 - 3 p.m.
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Frey House II Tours

Frey House II Tours

02/18/15 8:30 a.m. until 4:45 p.m.
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ADC Lecture - Mon Petit Americain: Albert Frey and Paris, 1928

ADC Lecture - Mon Petit Americain: Albert Frey and Paris, 1928

02/18/15 2 - 3 p.m.
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Frey House II Tours

Frey House II Tours

02/19/15 8:30 a.m. until 4:45 p.m.
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Frey House II Tours

Frey House II Tours

02/20/15 8:45 a.m. until 4:45 p.m.
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ADC Fundraiser

ADC Fundraiser

02/21/15 8 p.m. - 11 p.m.
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ADC Symposium - Urban Visions and Public Space

ADC Symposium - Urban Visions and Public Space

02/21/15 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
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ADC Evening Lecture - Reclaiming the Streets

ADC Evening Lecture - Reclaiming the Streets

03/07/15 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
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Exhibition Opening of Andrea Zittel

Exhibition Opening of Andrea Zittel

03/17/15 5:30 p.m.
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A+D 101 Lecture and Site Visit - The Midlife Crisis of Midcentury Modern

A+D 101 Lecture and Site Visit - The Midlife Crisis of Midcentury Modern

03/28/15 10 a.m. - Noon
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ADC Spring Architecture Tour

ADC Spring Architecture Tour

04/11/15 8:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
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A+D 101 Lecture - Midcentury Italian Glass and American Studio Glass

A+D 101 Lecture - Midcentury Italian Glass and American Studio Glass

04/18/15 10 a.m. - Noon
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