Mark Lee at Postmodern Procedures

Princeton University

Organized by Sylvia Lavin, Postmodern Procedures conference will take place at Betts Auditorium, Princeton University on December 4th & 5th.

The purpose of the conference is to first discuss the specific aspects of architectural production under postmodernism to then place these procedures and discuss them in terms of emerging architectural concerns.

Mark Lee, Amale Andraos, and James Wines will take part on the discussion on DEFORMING, December 5th from 9am - 11 am

Design Miami

Design Miami

On December 2, at the Design Talks Studio at Design Miami 2015, Harvard Graduate School of Design Dean, Mohsen Mostafavi and Mark Lee will address modes of imagination, speculation, and conjecture throughout the design process, as well as the significance of the unbuilt.

Mark Lee and Martino Stierli at From The Vault

The Museum of Modern Art

Mark Lee & Martino Stierli, The Philip Johnson Chief Curator of Architecture and Design at The Museum of Modern Art at From the Vault: Contemporary Voices on the Architecture and Design Collection at MoMA

From the Vault: Contemporary Voices on the Architecture & Design Collection

The Museum of Modern Art

On Wednesday, November 11, Mark Lee will be guest at MoMA\'s conversation series From the Vault: Contemporary Voices on the Architecture and Design Collection at MoMA. Guest speakers are invited to explore MoMA\'s Architecture and Design holdings and to use them as a platform from which they can engage both their own practices and the larger collective and its social issues, creating a dynamic public discussion on architecture, urbanism, and design.

Conversations are from 6:00-8:00 p.m. in the Architecture and Design Third Floor Galleries

Sharon Johnston Lecture at Georgia Tech

Georgia Tech

Sharon Johnston, of JML, will be lecturing at The School of Architecture at Georgia Institute of Technology on October 28 at 2pm. The lecture will be held at the Reinsch-Pierce Auditorium and is a part of the School of Architecture lecture series.

JML at The Glass House

David McCabe

JML will participate in Glass House Presents at the historic Philip Johnson Glass House Campus for a public discussion on October 15, 2015 at 5:30pm. Sharon Johnston and Mark Lee will be joined by the director of The Menil, Josef Helfenstein, and the chief curator of architecture and design at The Museum of Modern Art, Martino Stireli. The conversation will focus on the Menil Drawing Institute, the Philip Johnson designed Menil House, and the display of art in domestic spaces.

Grid is a Grid is a Grid is Grid is a Grid


Johnston Marklee has designed an installation for the cafe space in the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, which coincides with the inaugural Chicago Architecture Biennial. The intervention applies 2 x 2 perspectival square graphic on the cafe walls and a gridded ceiling structure which reduces the double height space of the cafe by half. The new overhead volume alludes to the JML design proposal for the building, in which a mezzanine is introduced to gain additional spaces for education and gathering above and social engagement below. The installation opens at the MCA Chicago on October 3, 2015 and will be up until January 3, 2016.

JML @ Chicago Architecture Biennial

Chicago Architecture Biennial

Johnston Marklee was selected to participate in the inaugural Chicago Architecture Biennial exhibition titled the State of the Art of Architecture. The exhibition will be held at the Chicago Cultural Center from October 3, 2015 to January 3, 2015. The contribution, House is a House is a House is a House is a House, juxtaposes artist photographs - external perspectives on the work of JML - with the internal reading of each project in the form of a collage.

Lecture at UNC Charlotte School of Architecture

UNC North Carolina

Mark Lee will lecture at the School of Architecture at the University of North Carolina Charlotte at 2pm on September 16th. The lecture is titled Architecture and the Ecology of Objects and is a part of the School of Architecture Lecture Series.

Hut House AIA Honolulu Award of Excellence


Hut House won an Award of Excellence at the 2015 AIA Honolulu awards in Honolulu, Hawaii. The Award of Excellence is the highest honor awarded, requiring a unanimous vote from the jury. Hut House was 1 of 3 projects in Hawaii to be acclaimed in this category, in addition to 4 Awards of Merit and 3 Honorable Mentions given out.

Things Beyond Reseamblance

Brandywine River Museum of Art

Things Beyond Reseamblance: James Welling Photographs opened on August 8th and will run through November 15th at the Brandywine River Museum of Art. Together with guest curator Philipp Kaiser, Johnston Marklee worked on the design of this exhibition that features the photographs of James Welling and the relationship of this work to the works of Andrew Wyeth.

Lecture at the Menil Collection

The Menil Collection

Mark & Sharon will hold a public lecture on April 29th at the Menil Collection Museum for an in-depth conversation and presentation of the design thinking of the Menil Drawing Institute

A House Is A Museum Is A House


Nicholas Hofstede, Project Manager to the Menil Drawing Institute and Katrin Terstegen, Project Manager to the Vault House, will give a talk about the processes of both projects at the Gin Wong Conference Center on April 15th at 2pm.

Travel is Only Glamorous in Retrospect

RICE University

Mark and Sharon will be back in Houston to be part of the Rice Spring 2015 Contemporary Lecture Series, they will present our most recent projects on April 13th at the Farish Gallery at 5:30pm.

Menil Drawing Institute Breaks Ground


The Menil Drawing Institute in Houston, Texas, broke ground on Friday, March 27th.

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