Lecture Highlight: Zoltan Pali, FAIA

Zoltan Pali, FAIA, SPF:a

Zoltan Pali is the creative energy and tireless driving force behind the award-winning firm Studio Pali Fekete architects (SPF:a) and each project completed bears his signature.  With such recent high-profile commissions as the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, which he will be undertaking with Renzo Piano, SPF:a proves time and time again that Californian modern architecture is alive and well.   In his own words, his design approach is timeless, “I feel I have one foot in the past, one foot in the future and I straddle the present.”

Architect, curator and innovator Zoltan Pali will be joining us at Palm Springs Modernism Week this year to host a special lecture entitled The Face of Modernism  Turns that will discuss some of the changes in modernism and how this has affected the work of his firm, SPF:a.  Discover how he and partner Judit Fekete continue their mission of generating architecture that fuses the forces of site, program, budget, nature, and culture to uncover poetry and joy, and usually, an uncanny portrait of the patron.  Zoltan will highlight projects large and small, residential and urban, built and unbuilt, won and lost.

A native of Los Angeles, Zoltan E. Pali, FAIA is Design Principal and Founder of Studio Pali Fekete architects [SPF:a]. They have been recognized through numerous American Institute of Architects awards, many trade honors and publications.  Named an Emerging Voice by the New York Architectural League, Pali was also inducted to the College of Fellows of the American Institute of Architects.  He has lectured and taught at the University of Southern California.  Aside from his continued work on modernist single family residences, Pali is presently working on commissions such as the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts and the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures at LACMA West that include significant historic preservation components combined with bold modernist interventions.

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

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