A Discussion About Sustainable Historic Design

Thursday, June 9, 2011 @Headlands Center for the Arts
6:30PM Dinner + Presentation:
$25 General / $20 Headlands Members

8PM Presentation only: FREE Admission

At the conclusion of Open to the Elements, a week-long participatory workshop at Headlands, Rotterdam-based design collaborative Observatorium and the workshop participants will share examples of their working processes, research, and redesign proposals for the possible future rehabilitation and re-purposing of a long neglected historic building: Fort Barry’s early twentieth century army gymnasium. Consideration will be given to the gymnasium’s historical context; current and potential use by artists, visitors, and wildlife; and questions around public land-use and sustainable energy sources.

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