Lecture by Ray Calabro

Ray Calabro’s lecture, presented at Iowa State University on Friday, 9 September, is now online…

Calabro’s work emphasizes the relationship of a building to its surrounding landscape; he believes that architecture is a thoughtful response to the culture and spirit of each place.

Craig Thomas Discovery and Visitor Center, Grand Teton National Park, Moose, Wyo., winner of 2011 Honor Award from the American Institute of Architects Northwest and Pacific Region, 2010 Green Good Design Award from the European Center for Architecture and the Chicago Athenaeum, and multiple other honors.

As a principal in the firm’s Seattle office, Calabro leads the Bohlin Cywinski Jackson team in a collaborative design process on a diverse range of academic, corporate and cultural projects, including the award-winning Grand Teton Discovery and Visitor Center in Jackson, Wyoming, and private residences including the Kicking Horse Residencein Golden, British Columbia. His work has been recognized with numerous regional and national design awards and publication in Architectural Record, Architectural Digest, Dwell, Residential Architect, Luxe and Gray Magazine.

Independence Pass Residence, Aspen, Colo., winner of the 2016 Custom Residences Design Award from the AIA Housing Awards for Architecture.

Calabro holds a Bachelor of Architecture from Virginia Polytechnic and State University, Blacksburg, and began his career there as a lecturer in the College of Architecture and Urban Studies. He often serves as a juror in national and regional design awards programs and as a design critic at leading schools of architecture and design. Calabro frequently speaks about the work of Bohlin Cywinski Jackson at regional, national and international design conferences. He serves on the Board of Trustees of ARCADE, a Seattle-based nonprofit organization dedicated to design in the Northwest, and is a member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and the Society of College and University Planners.

In 2014, he was named a Fellow of the AIA.