May 1, 1988
The Modern Museum of Art, in conjunction with the American Institute of Architects, will offer a panel discussion on Orange County architecture Thursday night. "What Is and What Will Be: An Examination of the Architectural Selection Process in Orange County" will be held at the museum at 7:30 p.m. Admission is $7 for museum and AIA members and $10 for non-members. The panel will include David J.
May 29, 1994 |
Eleven Southern California architects have been named to the College of Fellows of the American Institute of Architect in recognition of significant contributions to the profession. The 1994 fellows, honored at the AIA's convention in Los Angeles, are: Edward C. Friedrichs, Frederic P. Lyman, John V. Mutlow, Victor A. Regnier, Ted Tokio Tanaka, James Leslie Tyler, Robert H.
October 19, 1989 |
Bissell Architects of Newport Beach has released preliminary drawings for a $6-million addition to the 53-year-old Bowers Museum. The design--which adds 51,672 square feet to the museum, increasing its size threefold--retains the historic facade of the museum. The additions will be tucked into the rear of the site and finished with the same stucco and tile materials as the original building. "We want to preserve the old museum as a Santa Ana landmark," project architect John Jones said.
February 4, 1990 |
The city of Santa Ana ran the Bowers Museum for 51 years until 1987, when it appointed the nonprofit Charles W. Bowers Museum Corp. to manage the institution's day-to-day affairs. The city still owns the museum and gives it an annual $1-million stipend, but the eventual goal is to make the corporation support itself. Meanwhile--"inadvertently," according to Bowers board President Arthur V.
June 11, 1988
I write in comment on a recent article by Allan Jalon, your Orange County art columnist. Mr. Jalon reported on a panel discussion convened under the joint sponsorship of the Modern Museum of Art (in Santa Ana) and the Orange County chapter of the American Institute of Architects. ("Architecture Panel Limited by Design," Calendar, May 9.) As is mentioned in the piece, I served as moderator for the discussion, and I was also initially responsible for the selection of the panelists.