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Pratt To Honor Longtime Architecture Professor

BROOKLYN — Pratt Institute will celebrate renowned architect and architecture professor Theoharis David with two exhibitions this year.

Pratt’s School of Architecture will present “Built Ideas: A Life of Teaching, Learning and Action,” an exhibition of David’s models, photos and concept drawings, from March 2 through March 30 at the Hazel and Robert H. Siegel Gallery at 61 Saint James Place in Brooklyn.

From Feb. 17 through Sep. 28, Pratt’s Department of Exhibitions will present “An Architect’s Drawing,” an exhibition of drawings and texts from David’s architectural experiences at the President’s Office Gallery, Main Building, 200 Willoughby Ave.

In addition to his work at Pratt, David, an American of Cypriot descent, is a visiting professor at the University of Cyprus and design principal of his own firm, Theo. David Architects TDA+KAL, located in both New York City and in Nicosia, Cyprus.

As design principal, he has been responsible for the design of sports stadiums, educational and medical facilities, religious structures, extensive residential complexes and private residences.

His work as an architect and as an educator has been exhibited and published worldwide. He formerly chaired Pratt’s Graduate Architecture Program and was faculty president of the School of Architecture.

David is a fellow of the American Institute of Architects and the Institute for Urban Design, and serves on the boards of the Cyprus-U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the Cyprus Cultural Foundation and the Congress of International Modern Architects, of which he is a former president. In addition, he is a nominator for the Aga Khan Award for projects that set new standards of excellence in architecture, preservation and planning.

February 15, 2012 - 12:06pm


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