From Concept to Detail: the Nature of Masonry

Friday, October 18, 2013

Time: 4:30pm
Location: Architecture and Urban Planning Building 170

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“From Concept to Detail: the Nature of Masonry”
presentation by John Cook, FAIA, Project Architect, HGA, Minneapolis, MN, and Joan Sorrano, FAIA, Design Principal, HGA, Minneapolis, MN. This lecture is cosponsored with the International Masonry Institute. For more information about this speaker’s visit, contact Associate Professor James Shields.

Bio: Joan M. Soranno, FAIA, is an award-winning architect specializing in cultural and religious architecture at HGA, Inc. in Minneapolis. Among her highly regarded work are Lakewood Garden Mausoleum in Minneapolis, which has won 22 national and international design awards and was featured on the October 2012 cover of Architect Magazine; Bigelow Chapel for the United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities in New Brighton, Minnesota, which won the AIA Honor Award for Architecture; and B’nai Israel Synagogue in Rochester, Minnesota.

John Cook, FAIA, is a project architect specializing in cultural and religious architecture at HGA, Inc. in Minneapolis. He focuses on resolving highly complex programs, researching innovative materials, building systems and structural solutions. Significant projects include Lakewood Garden Mausoleum in Minneapolis; Bigelow Chapel for the United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities in New Brighton, and the Museum of the North at the University of Alaska-Fairbanks.