Acclaimed architects Rodolfo Machado and Jorge Silvetti will speak at the Boston Public Library's annual Druker Lecture Series when they are honored with the Boston Public Library's Griffin Award for 2019. This acclaimed annual public lecture, established by the Druker family in 2001, focuses on the understanding and appreciation of design and architecture in the urban environment.
The lecture will take place on Saturday, November 9th 2019, from 2:00 to 3:30 pm in the BPL's Rabb Hall, and will be followed by an informal reception.
The Boston Public Library's Griffin Award is presented annually to a speaker or speakers who has or have made outstanding and important contributions to the world of urban art and architecture. The award is a reproduction of the historic copper griffins gracing the roofline of the Boston Public Library’s iconic McKim Building (1895), designed by acclaimed architect Charles Follen McKim.
This event is free and open to the public.