- Category: Design Lecture Series
Schooley Caldwell was the architect for a master plan followed by a ten-year renovation, restoration and additional project at the National Historic Landmark Ohio Statehouse (built 1838-1861, with additional in 1901, 1965 and 1994). Since 1989, SC has served continuously as Architect of the Capitol, responsible for the restoration project design, as well as dozens of improvements and stewardship projects. This course will cover programming, political, financial, design, preservation, code and construction aspects of the renovation, as well as the stewardship responsibility attendant to a historic landmark experiencing hard everyday use.
Tuesday, January 28, 2020
5 p.m. | Reception
6 p.m. | Lecture
Free | AIA Members, Affiliates, and Students
$20 | Non-Member Guests
The Center for Architecture and Design
50 West Town Street, Suite 110
Columbus, OH 43215
Speakers: Bob Loversidge, FAIA
Bob Loversidge is an award-winning preservation design architect, a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects, and CEO of Schooley Caldwell. He is a past chair of the AIA’s National Historic Resources Committee, and a recipient of the AIA Ohio Gold Medal. Bob is a graduate of OSU’s Knowlton School of Architecture and a Distinguished Alumnus of the College of Engineering. Bob was principal-in-charge of the ten-year renovation of the historic Ohio Statehouse where he still serves as Architect of the Capitol, and the Thomas J. Moyer Ohio Judicial Center, home to the Supreme Court of Ohio. His projects include renovation of the 1930s Ross Building at the Columbus Museum of Art; restoration of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Westcott House in Springfield, Ohio; and work at the state capitols of Kansas, Utah, and Minnesota. Recent local design work includes renovation of the LeVeque Tower, the Main Library and the Convention Center, and design of the new Michael B. Coleman Government Center and parking garage (in collaboration with DesignGroup).
Specializing in public works for over 75 years and known nationally as historic preservation experts, Schooley Caldwell is an AIA Ohio Gold Medal firm that has worked on many projects involving rehabilitation, adaptive use and additions, including National Historic Landmarks and many listed on the National Register of Historic Places or on local historic registers.