Architect / Phoenix
January 16, 2012 – Anchorage (7pm)
January 17, 2012 – Fairbanks (7:30pm – this lecture only)
January 18, 2012 – Juneau (6pm)
sponsored by AIA Alaska
Wendell Burnette is a self-taught architect and principal of Wendell Burnette Architects (WBA), which he established in 1996 after a three-year period at the Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture and an eleven-year association with William Bruder. He has been an assistant professor at the School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture at Arizona State University since 2000.
He has traveled widely in Asia, Europe, Africa, and Central and North America where he has assimilated a personal perspective on the “art of place making.”
Burnette received the prestigious 2009 Academy Award for Architecture from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, recognizing an American architect whose work is characterized by astrong personal direction, which was accompanied by an exhibition of his work at the American Academy in New York City.