March 30th will mark the grand opening for the Hinman Research Building, Georgia Tech’s College of Architecture (COA) $9.5 million restoration, rehabilitation and adaptive reuse of the historic building.
Events being at 4pm in the Reinsh-Pierce Auditorium with a lecture from the architects, Nader Tehrani of office dA and Atlanta based Lord, Aeck & Sargent‘s Jack Pyburn, FAIA. Following the lecture a ceremony and reception will be held from 5-7pm at the Hinman Research Building.
Designed in 1939 by P.M. Heffernan, architect and later director of Georgia Tech’s School of Architecture (1956-1976), the 35,000 sqf building has been artfully preserved and revitalized in collaboration between Lord, Aeck & Sargent’s Historic Preservation Studio and office dA as the architects and The Beck Group as construction manager.
This can’t miss event is free and open to the public! Guests will have a chance to attend the lecture, tour the building, meet the architectural and construction team, and view an exhibition detailing the advanced technology used in the design and construction process. RSVP is required by TODAY, Friday March 25th.