Thomas Beeby Lecture: Chicago: Recreating the Vernacular


Location: 104 Bond Hall, Notre Dame, IN 46556

THOMAS H. BEEBY, FAIA joined James Hammond in 1971 to form what is now HBRA Architects where as Chairman Emeritus he oversees project planning and design.  He is Adjunct Professor at Yale University School of Architecture where he was dean from 1985 to 1991.  He was director of the School of Architecture at the University of Illinois at Chicago, 1979 to 1985, and Associate Professor at the Illinois Institute of Technology, 1978 to 1980. 


Mr. Beeby lectures widely and has written and spoken on the work of Louis Sullivan, Frank Lloyd Wright, Mies van der Rohe and the relationship of ornament to structure. Mr. Beeby has served on the boards of the Graham Foundation, the Society of Architectural Historians, and the editorial board of the Journal of Architectural Education.  Recently completed projects under his direction include the Federal Building and Courthouse in Tuscaloosa, Alabama and the Bass Library at Yale University.  Mr. Beeby is the 2013 Driehaus Prize Laureate presented through the University of Notre Dame School of Architecture.   


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