Leadership Breakfast with Carol Kurth, FAIA

WHEN: Friday, February 22 | 8am-9am
WHERE:  Center for Architecture
COST: In Advance | AIA Members /Free; Non-AIA Members /$5
At the Door | AIA Members /$5; Non-AIA Members /$10
LUs:  pending approval
RSVP:  http://cfa.aiany.org/index.php?section=calendar&evtid=5490

Breakfast will be provided.An Architect’s Narrative: Seeing through the Lens of DesignJoin us for a unique breakfast with Carol J.W. Kurth, FAIA, LEED AP, Principal of Carol Kurth Architecture + Interiors in Bedford, NY. Carol will share stories from her 25-year professional career — from being one of the youngest women to be licensed in New York State to becoming a key design figure in Westchester’s construction and real estate economy. During this inspiring roundtable discussion, Carol will also share anecdotes and lessons learned from her experiences.

Biography
Carol J.W. Kurth, FAIA, Allied Member ASID, LEED AP, is an award-winning architect and interior designer, and Principal of Carol Kurth Architecture, PC + Carol Kurth Interiors, LTD, in Bedford, New York. Her distinguished and award-winning body of residential work is notable for its elegant and imaginative integration of site, form, structure, and materials.

Carol established her multi-disciplinary practice in 1995, where she designs distinctive architecture and interior spaces that layer modernism with traditional elements. Taking inspiration from nature and the built environment, her design vision integrates all scales: landscapes, building forms, interior textures, palettes and product design. Her work has won numerous design awards and has been featured in House Beautiful, This Old House, The New York Times and numerous national publications.

Carol’s commitment to design extends to integrating teaching, community, and the profession to transform lives through the lens of design. Ms. Kurth is a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects (FAIA) and she is an active member of the AIA Westchester + Hudson Valley Chapter and served on its Board of Directors. She is also the founding and active Chairperson of the Chapter’s AIA Women in Architecture Committee. Her passion for serving others includes dedicating time to her alma mater, The City College of New York (CCNY), Spitzer School of Architecture (SSA). Carol is President of the SSA Architecture Alumni Association, a member of the Dean’s Advisory Council, and frequently serves as a visiting design juror. In addition, Carol is an adjunct faculty member at the State University of New York (SUNY) Purchase Continuing Education Interior Design Certificate program.

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