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Experience Architecture - Julia Morgan, FAIA: Architecture as an Art of Form
AIA Central Valley Gallery
Sacramento, CA
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Experience Architecture - Julia Morgan, FAIA: Architecture as an Art of Form
Experience Architecture kicks off with an exploration of the education and career of architect Julia Morgan, FAIA. Event includes an appetizer reception and presentation. $15 per person.

Julia Morgan studied architecture at L'Ecole Des Beaux Arts in the era of Impressionism. It helped her to become a prolific architect. Through beautiful drawings, watercolors, and photographs this event will explore the education and early career of Julia Morgan, FAIA, and reveal her breakthrough contributions and innovations in the fields of design and construction technology-- placing her legacy more completely within the context of architectural and engineering history. Morgan was focused and driven to become an exceptional architect. Learn the steps she took to develop her talents, and how she changed the course of construction and technology. Topics include designing trusses, sketching impressionistic architecture, the ethos of form, relational movement an public space, interior developments, applications of reinforced concrete, molding a new world of construction, the uses of technology, application of style, and playing with biaxial symmetry.

Sponsored by: Comstock's Magazine, DPR Construction, Fulcrum Properties, Hogue, Milgard Windows & Doors, SMUD, LPA Inc, BCA Architects, Lionakis, Rainforth Grau, Nacht & Lewis, BCA Architects.

About the Presenter | Julia Donoho AIA, Esq.

Julia Donoho, AIA, Esq. is an award winning architect and attorney, with three decades of experience.
As an architectural advocate, Donoho led the effort to successfully nominate Julia Morgan, FAIA, for the 2014 AIA Gold Medal. In February, 2016, she was awarded the BWAF Pillar award for advancing the recognition of women in the profession.

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Experience Architecture is a public-outreach event designed to facilitate greater transparency with the public in how architects create our built environment and how it impacts their daily lives; to create an ongoing dialogue to inform a distinct, regional, architectural identity; and to highlight existing relationships between the region and its architecture. The 2016 event is scheduled from October 20th to October 23rd.

Questions? Please call the Chapter office at
(916) 444-3658 or via e-mail:

Founded in 1942 the American Institute of Architects, Central Valley Chapter, represents the interests of the architectural profession in 17 Central Valley counties.


AIA Central Valley Gallery (View)
1400 S Street, Suite 100
Sacramento, CA 95816
United States



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