Thursday, March 6, 2008

Architects to gather at CC's Packard Hall

Members of the Colorado South chapter of the American Institute of Architects are invited to attend a reception at 5:30 p.m. Friday, March 7, at Packard Hall (right) on the campus of Colorado College, 5 W. Cache La Poudre St., in Colorado Springs, which will be followed by a tour of the building's new addition. The addition was designed by Architectural Research Office of New York. The event is free to AIA members, and attendees will receive a complimentary copy of the book “Architecture as Teacher: Packard Hall at Colorado College," which was released last fall. Attendees also will have the opportunity to meet the book’s authors, Elaine Freed and Ruth Kolarik. The event begins with refreshments, followed by tours led by music and art department faculty. RSVP to 389-6835 or Packard Hall is on the southwest corner of Cache La Poudre and Cascade Avenue.

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