Award-winning architect and designer of San Diego’s New Central Library will speak on the topic of “Modernism in the Absence of Community” on Sept. 30 at the Powerhouse Community Center. The event, hosted by the Del Mar Foundation, is part of its free ongoing “DMF Talks” speaker’s series.
Rob Wellington Quigley has influenced San Diego’s architectural landscape for over 35 years with projects including the Early Childhood Education Center, UCSD, (1995); the Little Italy Neighborhood Development and San Diego Harborfront (1998); the Balboa Park Activity Center (1999); and the New Children’s Museum (2008). A selection of North County works includes The Solana Beach Transit Station (1995); the Gilman Mixed-Use Parking Structure at UCSD (2000); as well as single family homes in Del Mar.
The event begins at 6 p.m. with a reception, followed by Rob Quigley’s presentation at 6:30 p.m.
Online reservations are required and may be made at https://bit.ly/dmf-quigley through Friday, Sept. 27 (subject to space availability).
DMF Talks, the Del Mar Foundation’s unique version of TED Talks, draws its speakers from locally-based creative, intellectual and scientific leaders. Launched in 2012, DMF Talks aims to entertain, inspire, and educate the Del Mar community through a series of free presentations.
The Del Mar Foundation sponsors programs, makes grants, and manages nearly $1.8 million in endowment funds to benefit the greater Del Mar community. The Foundation’s community endowment provides long-term funding stability for community needs. For more information about the Del Mar Foundation, visit www.delmarfoundation.org or call 858-750-5883.