DDS - Lyllye Reynolds-Parker Black Cultural Center

Apr 30, 2021

“Towards a Black Vernacular: the Lyllye Reynolds-Parker Black Cultural Center”

Darell Fields and Brian Cavanaugh, AIA will talk about collaboration and their experiences on the Lyllye Reynolds-Parker Black Cultural Center. Specifically the exploration and development of a Black vernacular through four interrelated Black concepts: the Veil, the shotgun house type, autonomy and curatorial freedom. The project which is located on the University of Oregon campus in Eugene, Oregon was the recipient of a 2020 Honor Award from AIA Northwest & Pacific Region Design Awards, a 2020 Merit Award from AIA Oregon Architecture Awards, and a 2020 People’s Choice Award - Public/Institutional Category and 2020 Colleague’s Choice Award from AIA Eugene.

Wednesday, May 5, 2021

5:00 PM 6:00 PM

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