A New Library for and of Cleveland Park

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A New Library for and of Cleveland Park

Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021, 7 p.m.

The design team for Cleveland Park Library — Matthew Bell and Tim Bertschinger — will discuss the new building from first concept to realization. In conversation with Brian Kelly.

Watch the conversation live on YouTube.

Matthew Bell is a Professor of Architecture at the University of Maryland and Principal at Perkins Eastman DC. His professional work includes projects ranging from waterfronts, new towns, and neighborhoods to residential projects, civic and mixed-use buildings, and schools. His work has been exhibited at the Triennale di Milano and he has served as a juror for the Venice Biennale. He has received awards from the American Institute of Architects, the Congress for the New Urbanism, the Urban Land Institute, and the Committee for 100 on the Federal City. Bell has degrees in Architecture and Urban Design from the University of Notre Dame and Cornell University.

Tim Bertschinger is a senior architect at Perkins Eastman DC and educator with time as an adjunct and visiting critic/lecturer at the University of Maryland and Catholic University. His focus is on the development of better urban and community-focused places and projects. He is a member of the American Institute of Architects and Urban Land Institute and is a graduate of the Cornell University school of Architecture, Art, and Planning. His approach for a Tokyo Olympic Village won a first-place finish for the 2011 AIA Ideas Competition.

Brian Kelly is Director of the Architecture program at the University of Maryland where he teaches introductory design studios, site design and analysis, as well as graduate studios that focus on campus planning and academic architecture. He has practiced with Skidmore Owings and Merrill in Chicago, and Peterson-Littenberg in New York. Since 1996 he has collaborated with Ayers Saint Gross, Architects and Planners in Baltimore. Kelly’s creative work was in a traveling exhibition titled Lines of Inquiry: The Architectural Drawings of Brian Kelly. He received degrees from the University of Notre Dame and Cornell. Brian is a Cleveland Park resident.

The Tuesday Talk Series is presented by the DC Public Library in partnership with the Cleveland Park Main Street, Cleveland Woodley Park Village, and Woodley Park Main Street.

A Know Your Neighborhood Series
The Know Your Neighborhood series celebrates what makes District neighborhoods unique, helps to connect neighbors, and builds community pride. Find more Know Your Neighborhood programs at dclibrary.org/calendar.

Add to Calendar 19-01-2021 19:00:00 19-01-2021 20:00:00 A New Library for and of Cleveland Park The design team for Cleveland Park Library — Matthew Bell and Tim Bertschinger — will discuss the new building from first concept to realization. In conversation with Brian Kelly. Watch the conversation live on YouTube. Matthew Bell is a Professor of Architecture at the University of Maryland and Principal at Perkins Eastman DC. His professional work includes projects ranging from waterfronts, new towns, and neighborhoods to residential projects, civic and mixed-use buildings, and schools. His work has been exhibited at the Triennale di Milano and he has served as a juror for the Venice Biennale. He has received awards from the American Institute of Architects, the Congress for the New Urbanism, the Urban Land Institute, and the Committee for 100 on the Federal City. Bell has degrees in Architecture and Urban Design from the University of Notre Dame and Cornell University. Tim Bertschinger is a senior architect at Perkins Eastman DC and educator with time as an adjunct and visiting critic/lecturer at the University of Maryland and Catholic University. His focus is on the development of better urban and community-focused places and projects. He is a member of the American Institute of Architects and Urban Land Institute and is a graduate of the Cornell University school of Architecture, Art, and Planning. His approach for a Tokyo Olympic Village won a first-place finish for the 2011 AIA Ideas Competition. Brian Kelly is Director of the Architecture program at the University of Maryland where he teaches introductory design studios, site design and analysis, as well as graduate studios that focus on campus planning and academic architecture. He has practiced with Skidmore Owings and Merrill in Chicago, and Peterson-Littenberg in New York. Since 1996 he has collaborated with Ayers Saint Gross, Architects and Planners in Baltimore. Kelly’s creative work was in a traveling exhibition titled Lines of Inquiry: The Architectural Drawings of Brian Kelly. He received degrees from the University of Notre Dame and Cornell. Brian is a Cleveland Park resident. The Tuesday Talk Series is presented by the DC Public Library in partnership with the Cleveland Park Main Street, Cleveland Woodley Park Village, and Woodley Park Main Street. A Know Your Neighborhood Series The Know Your Neighborhood series celebrates what makes District neighborhoods unique, helps to connect neighbors, and builds community pride. Find more Know Your Neighborhood programs at dclibrary.org/calendar. false DD/MM/YYYY