Lecture: Designing Relationships

March 15th, 2013

New Haven based architect William Chilton, whose firm Pickard Chilton has a worldwide clientele, will discuss the importance of collaboration in the design process at an illustrated talk at the Essex Town Hall on March 15 at 7 p.m. Chilton will explain the importance of the relationships between architects, clients, consultants and construction professions, and how these interactions are nurtured and managed.

His body of work includes skyscrapers from the Middle East to Malaysia, museums, and government and corporate offices. Chilton, FAIA and RIBA, has directed projects for leading corporate and industrial clients, such as the world headquarters for Eaton Corporation (LEED Gold) in Cleveland, Ohio; Devon Energy World Headquarters in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; 900 New York Avenue (LEED Gold) in Washington D.C.; ExxonMobil Office Complex in Houston, Texas; the US Environmental Protection Agency Headquarters (LEED Gold) near Washington D.C.; AIM Corporate Headquarters in Houston, Texas; and CaIPERS Headquarters Complex (LEED Gold) in Sacramento, California.

This is the fourth presentation of 2012-13 in the annual Centerbrook Architects Lecture Series, part of the many programs offered by the Essex Library. They are free to the public. Please call the Essex Library (860) 767-1560 to register for any of the upcoming programs.