The Art of Making
Friday, September 14, 2012
Location: Architecture and Urban Planning Building 170
Presentation by Mark P. Sexton, FAIA, LEED AP, Founding Principal, Kruek+Sexton Architects, Chicago.
Mark Sexton is a founding partner of Krueck + Sexton Architects and, along with Ronald Krueck, designs and manages all of the firm’s work. His dedication to craftsmanship, material, and detail enables the firm’s built work to express the values of modern design with a timeless quality. Mark’s strong belief that exceptional architecture can and does make a difference to people’s lives is a hallmark of the firm’s work. His portfolio includes the Herman Miller Showroom in Chicago, Phillips Plastics Corporation in Wisconsin, The Crown Fountain in Millennium Park, the Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies and the restoration of 3 landmarked Mies van der Rohe buildings in Chicago: S.R. Crown Hall, The University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration, and 860-880 Lake Shore Drive. Mark is currently leading the design team for the new GSA Design Excellence Federal Office Building in Florida. Mark is a member of the GSA Design Excellence Program National Registry of Peer Professionals and of the Glessner House Museum Board of Directors. He also serves on advisory committees for the School of the Art Institute and the Illinois Institute of Technology, and teaches a design studio at Northwestern University’s School of Engineering.