Antoine Predock

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Antoine Predock
PetcoPark.jpg
San Diego's baseball stadium Petco Park
Born 1936
Lebanon, Missouri, United States
Alma mater Columbia University
Awards Rome Prize (1985), AIA Gold Medal (2006), National Design Award (2007)
Buildings Petco Park
Design Angular, brutalist-type building designs

Antoine Predock (born 1936 in Lebanon, Missouri) is an American architect based in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Antoine Predock is the Principal of Antoine Predock Architect PC. The studio was established in 1967. Predock attended the University of New Mexico and later received his Bachelor of Architecture from Columbia University.

Predock first gained national attention with the La Luz community in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The Nelson Fine Arts Center at Arizona State University was his first nationally won design competition. Predock's work includes the Turtle Creek House, built in 1993 for bird enthusiasts along a prehistoric trail in Texas, the Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College, and a new ballpark for the San Diego Padres. He has also worked on international sites such as the National Palace Museum Southern Branch in Southern Taiwan and the Canadian Museum for Human Rights in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

In 1985, Antoine Predock was awarded the Rome Prize. In 1989, he won a New Mexico Governor's Award for Excellence in the Arts.[1] In 2006, he won the AIA Gold Medal. In 2007, Predock was awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum.[2] In 2010, Predock was named a Senior Fellow of the Design Futures Council.[3]

Predock's design has been highly influenced by his connection to New Mexico.[citation needed]

Notable projects[edit]

Flint RiverQuarium, Albany, Georgia
National Palace Museum Southern Branch, Taiwan
McNamara Alumni Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Past Recipients". New Mexico Museum of Art. Retrieved 5 August 2013. 
  2. ^ "Lifetime Achievement Winner: Antoine Predock". Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum. Archived from the original on 25 September 2010. Retrieved 2010-08-22. 
  3. ^ Design Futures Council Senior Fellows http://www.di.net/about/senior_fellows/
  4. ^ "Architectural firm quits museum branch project". Taipei Times. 
  • "Antoine Predock: A Case of Synthetic Inclusivity", L'arquitettura, March 1988, pp. 178–198 (in Italian and English)(Comprehensive Theoretico/critical review article by Anthony C.Antoniades)

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