Latinos in Architecture Symposium: Celebrating Hispanic Heritage - Architecture, Art, Cuisine, Music

Wed Sep 29 2021 at 05:30 pm to Fri Oct 01 2021 at 02:00 pm

Architecture Center Houston | Houston

AIA Houston Chapter
Publisher/HostAIA Houston Chapter
Latinos in Architecture Symposium: Celebrating Hispanic Heritage - Architecture, Art, Cuisine, Music
This year's symposium honors the beautiful architecture, culture, food and wine of Argentina. Speakers include Fernando Brave, FAIA (Brave/Architecture, Houston); Victoria Goldstein, AIA (VG Studio, Houston), Marcela González Veloz (Oficio Taller, Mexico City); Gabriela Etchegaray (Ambrosi Etchegaray, Mexico City); María Inés Sicardi (Sicardi|Ayers|Bacino Gallery, Houston); Sebastian Abraham (Patagonia Grill); Sergio and Carol Weitzman (SERCA wines); and Mauro Marcone (Tango Dancer). A portion of the symposium benefits the Latinos in Architecture Collegiate Scholarship and Mentorship Program

Symposium Schedule:
Wednesday, September 29, 5:30pm
Argentinian Soirée with María Inés Sicardi and Victoria Goldstein, AIA

Thursday, September 30, 5:30pm
Noche Argentina
Fernando Brave, FAIA, architect and University of Houston professor, will take us on an Argentinean journey ranging from its geography to its history, and from its diverse culture to its rich architecture. Fernando Brave will introduce us to his native country of Argentina. Sebastian Abraham, executive Chef and owner of Patagonia Grill will present traditional dishes of the regions of the country, from Buenos Aires and Catamarca to Patagonia and Mendoza. Sergio and Carol Weitzman, president of SERCA wines, will take us to a journey of wine making in Argentina and share his secrets of making a great Malbec wine. Finally, we will end the evening with Tango, Mauro Marcone and his partner will delight us with their sensual dance and magically synchronized movements.

Friday, October 1, noon
A New Generation of Latin Women Architects:
in conversation with Gabriela Etchegaray and Marcela González Veloz

Event Venue & Nearby Stays

Architecture Center Houston, 902 Commerce St, Houston, United States


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