Housing: A Basic Human Right


Independence Hall stands for human rights
Introduction 

Quotes 
from Presentation

Speakers:
Dale Laurin
Ken Kimmelman
Barbara Buehler
Anthony Romeo 

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Speakers
DALE LAURIN, RA

Dale Laurin

With degrees in architecture and historic preservation, Dale Laurin has practiced as a designer and project manager for several firms over 25 years. And he's studied Aesthetic Realism, first with its founder Eli Siegel and now in professional classes with Chairman of Education Ellen Reiss, and since 1984 been a consultant on the faculty of the Aesthetic Realism Foundation in New York.
He's currently working in the Architecture and Engineering section of the New York City Department of Design and Construction, where he reviews a wide variety of public sector building projectsfrom firehouses to libraries to health clinicsfor the city's Design Excellence initiative.

As part of the teaching trio, The Kindest Art—consultants to artists—he's presented papers in public seminars on the life and work of architects including Brunelleschi, Michelangelo, Borromini, Calvert Vaux, Louis Sullivan, LeCorbusier, Santiago Calatrava, and Daniel Libeskind. He's given talks in the Terrain Gallery series, Aesthetic Realism Shows How Art Answers the Questions of Your Life, on Borromini's Sant Ivo church, and New York’s Flatiron and Empire State Buildings. For several years he wrote gallery reviews—with the Siegel Theory of Opposites as his critical basis—for the art journal Sunstorm.

His design for the World Trade Center site memorial can be seen at www.wtcsitememorial.com (see link below). Select "Exhibition" and search for his submission under Laurin, then click to enlarge the drawings and read the text of his design narrative, in which he speaks importantly about what he's learned from Aesthetic Realism.

Letter "Housing for All" in Architectural Record 
Design for World Trade Center Site Memorial
go to Exhibition section, search for Laurin, click to enlarge