Childress to Take Center Stage for Lecture Series

February 17th, 2017

The Centerbrook Architects Lecture Series presented by the Essex Library Association will stay in-house for its latest installment with partner Jim Childress scheduled to speak on Feb. 17.

Childress, FAIA, will illustrate the design ideas behind some of world’s best small gardens. He will explore how they are planned and how plants are integrated. His presentation, “The Architecture of Gardens: Man-Made Nature,” will also take bit of the winter chill away with plenty of warm images of gardens in full bloom.

A recipient of more than 60 design awards, Childress joined Centerbrook in 1979 and became a partner in 1996. He was invested into the College of Fellows of the American Institute of Architects (FAIA) in 2001 and is a long-standing member the National AIA Committee on Design.

The event is one of many programs provided by the Essex Library. It will be held in “The Cube” at Centerbrook Architects & Planners’ office, located at 67 Main Street in Centerbrook. The program, which is free and open to the public, begins at 7 p.m. For more information, or to register, please call the Essex Library at 860-767-1560.