Architect Thomas Phifer will discuss his work and current projects, including a new museum for the Glenstone Foundation in Maryland and the restoration of Philip Johnson’s thesis house at Harvard University, with Hilary Lewis. This program includes a self-guided tour of the Glass House and a light reception.
Since founding Thomas Phifer and Partners in 1997, Thomas Phifer has completed an expansion of the Corning Museum of Glass in Corning, New York; the United States Courthouse in Salt Lake City, Utah; the North Carolina Museum of Art in Raleigh, North Carolina; the Raymond and Susan Brochstein Pavilion at Rice University in Houston, Texas; and numerous houses in the Hudson River Valley of New York State. This year, Thomas Phifer was honored by the New York Chapter of the AIA with the President’s Award and by Sir John Soane’s Museum Foundation. He is currently appointed as the Louis I. Kahn Visiting Professor of Architectural Design at the Yale School of Architecture.
Hilary Lewis is Chief Curator & Creative Director at The Glass House. Lewis is co-author of Philip Johnson: The Architect in His Own Words and The Architecture of Philip Johnson.