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Mission archop developed from a conversation about the region’s rapid growth and the public’s relative architectural illiteracy. In response we seek to open this discussion, rejuvenating our design culture and discourse with a public exhibition.

Recognizing that we are at the critical point in shaping the future of the city and region, we extend an invitation to the design community to participate in this quarterly exhibition and discussion. Our culture, our city, and our architecture stand to benefit from an open forum on these topics. We welcome your thoughts, projects, concepts, opinions, and experiences.

Concept Design: the art of architecture Direction: leadership for a growing region Discourse: rejuvenate design culture

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Thursday, July 3rd, 2008 Exhibition opens: 5pm Cultural Arts Building/Broadway Studios 1416 Broadway St. @ Tuolumne Ave. Panel Discussion: 7pm Free to the public

You are invited to the next ArcHop exhibition. The focus is San Joaquin Valley Student Work. The work 13 local students from 7 different schools of architecture will be on display. This unique exhibit is taking a regional look at architecture and design talent.

ArcHop will also host a forum on Architecture Education. The panel is made up of distinguished educators: Bill Simonian, former academic director for SCI-Arc; Art Dyson, Dean Emeritus of Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture, Rolando Gonzales, Architecture Dept. Head at College of the Sequoias; and Ken Zamora, Architecture Dept. Head at Fresno City College.

This quarterly program aims at bringing design professionals, architects, urban planners, artists and the public together in dialogue on Fresno's built environment. Our culture, our city, and our architecture stand to benefit from an open discussion on these topics.

This American Institute of Architects - San Joaquin event is sponsored by Darden Architects, and Taylor Teter Partnership. Students sponsored by: Armstrong Architects, Anthony C. Ping & Associates, Lew & Patnaude Inc, T2 Architects, and Spline Motion Studios.

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  • Kiel Famellos-Schmidt
  • Alison Keohane
  • Ashley Ciecka
  • Viktoria Avdeeva

ArcHop is a response to the need for an improved built environment in Fresno

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1416 Broadway
Fresno, CA 93728
United States
(510) 269-3473

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Moderator: Kiel Famellos-Schmidt