Dallas Architecture Forum presents Toshiko Mori
The Dallas Architecture Forum will present Toshiko Mori, founding principal of Toshiko Mori Architect. Mori, FAIA, is also Professor in the Practice of Architecture at the Harvard GSD. TMA is known for nearly four decades of innovative and influential work in a diverse body of projects that have received numerous design awards. TMA’s intelligent approach to ecologically sensitive siting strategies, historical context, and innovative use of materials reflects a creative integration of design and technology. Among her notable projects are the Brooklyn Children’s Museum, and buildings for Brown University, Novartis Institute, Syracuse University, and cultural and educational projects in Senegal. She is also in demand for high-end retail and residential commissions.
Mori’s recent awards and honors include the Louis Auchincloss Prize from the Museum of the City of New York; the ACSA Gold Medal; Architectural Record’s Women in Design Leader Award; the AIA / ACSA Topaz Medallion for Excellence in Architectural Education; and Architectural Digest’s AD100. Her project “Thread: Artists’ Residency and Cultural Center” was awarded an AIA award and the inaugural FIBRA Award. Two recent monographs are the February 2020 issue of a+u magazine and Toshiko Mori Architect: Observations. In recognition of her outstanding body of work, she was inducted into the National Academy of Design, the Academy of Arts and Letters, and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.