EVENTS & ADVENTURES

2008

Book Release Event planned for November 23, 2008 releasing a Gnosis publication: the second edition of Professor B. Michael Boyle's catalog which accompanied the 1993 ASU College of Architecture and Design's exhibit of Al Beadle's work.


2008

TALIESIN APPRENTICES FIELD TRIP TO MEXICO CITY
Participants climbed the pyramids and experienced the art and modern architecture of Mexico City, and visited architects' studios and the city's museums.


2007

ARCHITECTS’ & DESIGNERS’ OWN HOMES TOUR 2
Friday, November 2 • Saturday, November 3 • Sunday, November 4


2007
PEDRO E. GUERRERO, PORTRAIT OF AN IMAGE MAKER
An artist with an invaluable historic archive that spans sixty years, Arizona-born (b.1917) Pedro E. Guerrero was friend and personal photographer to three of the 20th Century's greatest American artists: prolific architect, Frank Lloyd Wright, Alexander Calder, creator of the mobile, and pioneering sculptor, Louise Nevelson.
Available on DVD at the Gnosis Store

View a short clip from the documentary on Pedro E. Guerrero


2005
THE SIMPLE, DECENT, AFFORDABLE HOUSING
DESIGN COMPETITION
Partnering with Habitat for Humanity Desert Foothills and co-sponsored by ASU/CAED, we produced a design competition limited to Arizona architects 40 years old or younger to build a 16-family condo neighborhood in Cave Creek, AZ followed by an Exhibit(s) and an ASU/CAED Symposium.

Below are links to the 10 entries, and the 3 winning designs:



Postponed
2005
The Rural Studio Tour, February


2004
MY ARCHITECT
Partnering with ASU/CAED we hosted the Phoenix Premiere of Nathaniel Kahn’s film about his search for his father, the architect Louis Kahn. Our Symposium brought the film, the filmmaker and two of Kahn’s Salk Institute colleagues to Arizona.


2003
DONALD JUDD - MARFA TEXAS

In conjunction with SMoCA, we hosted an exploration of the Chinati Foundation, met Judd’s friends and professional colleagues and viewed the personal collection of the Judd Estate.


2002
THE ARCHITECTS’ OWN HOMES TOUR, PHOENIX AREA

Symposium at ASU/CAED and a two-day Tour of the personal residences of Wendell Burnette, Andy Byrnes, Michael R. Davis, DJ Fernandes, Doyle Hostetler, David Hovey, Marlene Imirzian, Michael P. Johnson, Eddie Jones, Michael Munninger, Fred Linn Osmon, Terry Sewell, Paolo Soleri, some of the Valley’s leading architectural design talents.


2002
TOUR OF MODERN ARCHITECTURE IN PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA

A Tour designed to see the work of John Lautner, Richard  Neutra, Albert  Frey, E. Stewart Williams, William F. Cody, Kendrick Bangs Kellogg, Palmer & Krisel, John Porter Clark and others.


2002
GNOSIS MEMBERS ONLY TOUR OF MEXICO CITY
This was a private tour designed to celebrate the legacy of Luis Barragan and privately experience the international Barragan exhibit at Bellas Artes produced by the Vitra Museum.


2001
TALIESIN APPRENTICES FIELD TRIP TO MEXICO CITY
Participants were able to experience the architecture of Mexico’s Modernists, climb the pyramids, and explore the city’s major museums, as well as spend the day in the historic town of Puebla.


2000
FRIENDS OF GNOSIS TOUR, MEXICO CITY
A private tour designed to experience the work of Luis Barragan inclusive of a private invitation to attend the opening of an exhibition of the first American architect ever featured at Casa-Museo Luis Barragan.


1999
THE BEADLE EVENT
Our inaugural project celebrating the work of Alfred Newman Beadle V (1927-1998): We hosted a Symposium at ASU/CAED, sponsored a Valley-wide tour of Beadle’s architecture and produced a PBS-aired documentary.
Available on DVD at the Gnosis Store

View a short clip from the documentary on Beadle Architecture


OTHER ASSOCIATIONS & CONNECTIONS

GNOSIS projects are supported through Community Outreach, private sponsors, corporate dollars, and grant funding.

DOCUMENTARY FILM
Bette Jane Cohen, producer/director/writer “In Search of a Living Architecture: Albert Frey”
www.aluminumfilms.com


DANCE
Alithea Creations participation at the Youth Assembly at the United Nations, August 2006
www.alitheacreations.com

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