50th Anniversary Film Series: Albert Frey

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 | 19.30 – 21.00

As part of the 50th Anniversary Film Series, we are extremely pleased to invite you to the exclusive Swiss premiere of the documentary “Albert Frey:  The Architectural Envoy - Part I” on Wednesday, November 13, 7:30 p.m., in our Nielsen Auditorium,  in collaboration with the Virginia Tech Steger Center for International Scholarship in Riva San Vitale.

7:30 p.m. Opening Remarks
7:40 p.m. Film Screening 
8:45 p.m. Panel Discussion moderated by Greg Warden, Franklin President, featuring Virginia Tech Faculty Markus Breitschmid, and Franklin Faculty Johanna Fassl and Fabio Ferrari
9:15 p.m. Reception in the Kaletsch Campus Conference Room 

Albert Frey, the unpretentious Swiss-born mid-20th century architect, aided in the introduction of Corbusian-influenced modernism to the United States and through an innate curiosity of the American landscape, developed an extraordinary design style, blending industrial techniques and a love of nature.

For more information about the film watch the trailer
We look forward to seeing you there!

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Albert Frey - The Architectural Envoy - Part I
63 minutes | Documentary
Directed by: Jake Gorst
Produced by: Design Onscreen