Committee on Design Forum: Models of the Framework in Balance


2023 AIA Conference on Architecture

San Francisco, CA


Brendan Connolly, Richard Franko, Dorothy Faris

Date & Time:

06.09.2023 | 10:00 am–11:30 am

The 2023 AIA Gold Medalist Carol Ross Barney is a vanguard of civic space design. Mithun, recipient of this year’s AIA Architecture Firm Award, is an integrated design firm committed to making positive change in people’s lives. Learn how their thoughtful balance of utility, beauty, and energy in the design of built work mirrors the design of the natural world while supporting the places and communities for which these designs are purposely fitted.

Join Mithun partners Brendan Connolly, Rich Franko and Dorothy Faris, together with Carol Ross Barney, for a joint presentation and discussion, “Models of the Framework in Balance.” The session will incorporate presentations about the integrated design approaches executed in these award-winning bodies of work, and a shared discussion moderated by Craig Brandt and Paul Mankins of the AIA Committee on Design.

Date Posted: 06.09.2023