Compositional Theories Presentation by Rick Potestio, AIA

Wednesday, October 24   5:00 pm

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Compositional Theories – Underlying Principles Derived from Nature

Local architect and AIA member, Rick Potestio will demonstrate the use of proportion, order, pattern, symmetry, and geometry in design composition using examples taken from nature, architecture, rug designs and his own artwork. Rick is known for his lively and thoughtful presentations — this is open-to-the-public event is one you won’t want to miss!

Rick Potestio, AIA, is an educator and the principal at POTESTIO STUDIO: architecture + design in Portland. He received his Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Oregon, and a Master of Architecture from Syracuse University. Rick’s professional practice has earned him numerous citations, merit and honor awards from American Institute of Architects/Portland Chapter and AIA/Pacific Northwest Region. He currently serves on the City of Gresham Design Commission, Metro’s Blue Ribbon Committee for Trails, chairs the Portland-Bologna Sister City Association, and promotes the Rivercity Bicycle Cyclocross Crusade.

Rick’s work has been published in numerous local, regional and national publications, from Portland Spaces Magazine to The New York Times. Rick is an Adjunct Professor in Portland State University’s Department of Architecture, and has taught at University of Oregon, California College of Arts and Crafts, Oregon School of Design, and the Boston Architectural Center.

Atelier Lapchi 809 NW Flanders Street Portland Oregon 97209 RSVP: 503.719.6589