Lecture Highlight: Michael Palladino, FAIA

Michael Palladino, FAIA

With “the commission of the century” under the firm’s belt, Michael Palladino, FAIA of Richard Meier & Partners has continued to work on numerous award-winning projects following the completion of The Getty Center.  Form and function find a harmonious marriage in the sweeping scale and clean lines of Michael Palladino’s sculptural projects. Join RM&P’s principal designer and partner in a discussion about the intersection of two major aesthetics in the Art & Architecture lecture during Palm Springs Modernism Week.

The Getty Center. Photo Courtesy Richard Meier & Partners Architects

Southern California Beach House. Photo by Scott FrancesESTO

As a principal designer at Richard Meier & Partners since 1979, Michael Palladino has collaborated with Richard Meier on many award-winning projects located throughout the world. Appointed partner in 1985, Palladino moved to Los Angeles the next year to open Richard Meier & Partners’ west coast office with the primary purpose to design and build The Getty Center. Since that time, he has been responsible for the Museum of Television & Radio (Paley Center for Media); the Gagosian Gallery and Expansion in Beverly Hills; the Broad Art Center at UCLA; Camden Medical Centre in Singapore; private residences in Kuala Lumpur, Malibu, Los Angeles, Newport Beach, Santa Ynez, Santa Barbara, and Melbourne, Australia; and high-rise luxury condominiums in Philadelphia and Beverly Hills. In 2003, he was awarded the commission as lead designer of the new 450,000-square foot federal courthouse building in San Diego.

Michael Palladino is a frequent guest lecturer, having spoken at USC, UCLA, the Louisiana Museum of Art, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and has served as a guest critic at architectural schools in the US. Current projects include a 500,000-square foot mixed-use project in the heart of Singapore and an office tower in Changsha, China.

Reserve your spot now! Tickets to the lecture cost $10.

Friesen Residence. Photo by Scott FrancesESTO

Lecture:  Art & Architecture
Event Date:  Sunday, February 17, 2013
Start Time:  1:30 p.m.
End Time/Duration:  2:30 p.m.
Event Price:  $10
Check-In Location:  Horizon Ballroom, Hilton Hotel, 400 East Tahquitz Canyon Way, Palm Springs, CA  92262

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