DAC Design Lecture: “Building, Context, History” with Morris Adjmi, FAIA


Rendering: Atlantic Plumbing, courtesy of ma.com

The DAC Design Lecture Series features notable architects from around the world, with a focus on each speaker’s work and design process.

Join us for a DAC Design Lecture with Morris Adjmi, FAIA, the New York-based architect, who will present projects of Morris Adjmi Architects (MA) that exhibit the firm’s work in industrial and post-industrial urban neighborhoods.

During this lecture, Adjmi will focus on the redesign of preexisting structures featuring two recent projects in New York City, and one here in Washington, DC.

WHEN: Tuesday, November 10, 6.30–8.00 pm
WHERE: District Architecture Center, 421 7th Street NW, Washington, DC 20004
PRICE: $10 for students and Assoc. AIA members; $15 for AIA and DAC members; $35 for non-members. Registration required. Credits: 1.5 HSW|LUs.
Register via AIA|DC.
CO-SPONSORED BY: AIA|DC Design Excellence Committee
PRESENTED BY: Morris Adjmi, FAIA

For the firm’s work on the Wythe Hotel in Brooklyn’s Williamsburg neighborhood, the firm renovated an old factory into a destination boutique hotel.

MA also designed 837 Washington as a sustainable addition to an existing warehouse in Manhattan’s Meatpacking District to meet the NYC Landmark Preservation Commission’s exacting guidelines.

Here in DC, Adjmi’s most recent project, Atlantic Plumbing, interprets its industrial site aesthetically and incorporates a mixed-use program, which will help grow the Shaw neighborhood’s pedestrian culture.

via DAC Design Lecture: “Building, Context, History” with Morris Adjmi, FAIA.

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