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128 LISTEN UP SPEAKER SERIES AT THE HALLES A MINI-TEXAS DESIGN WEEK ROUND TOP SHOWCASES THREE DIVINE ARCHITECTS, EACH CREATING STUNNING COUNTRYSIDE WORK. MEET THEM DURING THE SPRING ROUND TOP ANTIQUES + DESIGN SHOW AT THE HALLES. THURSDAY, MARCH 24, 5 – 7 pm: Cocktails, talk, and book signing with Bill Curtis, co-hosted by ICAA — Institute of Classical Architecture & Art CLASSICAL ARCHITECTURE OF CURTIS & WINDHAM T he 30-year-old firm Curtis & Windham Architects — recipient of an Arthur Ross Lifetime Achievement Award,, two consecutive Institute of Classical Architecture + Art Palladio Awards, and 23 ICAA John Staub Awards — is known for executing timeless design principles in the classical tradition, with extreme attention paid to appropriateness, scale, and surroundings. The monograph A Vision of Place: The Work of Curtis & Windham Architects (Texas A&M Press) details projects ranging in scope from the stately Knollwood House and Gardens (2003), designed in the tradition of Charles Platt and John Staub, and the private fly-fishing retreat Table Rock Ranch in Colorado (2010), which draws on Albert Good's principles that park structures should above all respect their natural surroundings, to Longwood Farms near Chappell Hill, with gardens and grounds rooted in the South Central Texas landscape. VIP tickets holders and by invitation. Anne Lee Phillips River Oaks house and garden pavilion, designed by Curtis & Windham HESTER + HARDAWAY Bill Curtis, Curtis & Windham Architects Table Rock Ranch, Colorado, with zoomorphic motif on rafters (Continued)

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