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Carrie Norman & Thomas Kelley

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oct 06

Wed, Oct 6 2021, 5PM - 6:30PM

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Part of event series: Fall 2021 Architecture Lecture Series

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Lecture with Carrie Norman and Thomas Kelley. Together, they make up Norman Kelley, established in 2012 and operated jointly between New Orleans and Chicago.  Their work re-examines architecture and design’s relationship to vision and prompts its observers to look closely.

Norman Kelley, Inc. was founded by Carrie Norman and Thomas Kelley. The practice was established in 2012 and is operated jointly between New Orleans and Chicago.  The practice’s professional and theoretical, which includes building additions, interior renovations, site-specific drawings and furniture, re-examines architecture and design’s relationship to vision and prompts its observers to look closely. Norman Kelley’s work has been published in Log, Avery Review, MAS Context, Architect Magazine, Domus, and Dezeen, among others. Norman Kelley has contributed work to the 14th and 17th Venice Architecture Biennial (2014, 2021) and the 1st and 2nd Chicago Architecture Biennials (2015, 2017). The practice was a recipient of the Architecture League of New York Young Architect’s Prize (2014), and the United States Artists Fellowship (2018). The practice’s design work, which includes a collection of early American furniture, is currently represented by Volume Gallery in Chicago, and Friedman Benda Gallery in New York City Architecture Biennial (2014) and the inaugural Chicago Architecture Biennial (2015).  The practice was a recipient of the Architecture League of New York Young Architect’s Prize (2014). Their design work, which includes a collection of American Windsor chairs, is currently represented by Volume Gallery in Chicago.

Carrie Norman was born in Los Angeles, California in 1984. She received her M.Arch from Princeton University and her B.Arch from the University of Virginia. Norman is a licensed architect and an assistant professor at Tulane University school of Architecture. Norman has taught at the New Jersey Institute of Technology and Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Preservation, and Planning, and was previously a Senior Design Associate with SHoP Architects in New York.

Thomas Kelley was born in Canberra, Australia in 1984. He received his M.Arch from Princeton University and his B.Arch from the University of Virginia. Kelley is the recipient of the Peter Reyner Banham Fellowship from SUNY Buffalo and the Rome Prize in Architecture from the American Academy in Rome. He is an assistant professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago’s School of Architecture.  Previously, Thomas has worked for Brasil Arquitetura Studio in São Paulo and Skidmore, Owings, and Merrill in Chicago.

 

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