Houses Selected for the 2011 AIA Central Kentucky Architects House Tour
AIA CKC House Tour 2011 is on SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 18. Each year the House Tour benefits the Habitat for Humanity of Metro Louisville and promotes architectural design to the public. Last year, over $5,000 was raised in ticket sales that went directly to Habitat for Humanity! This year, the committee continues to organize volunteers, donations to ensure 100% ticket sales go to Habitat for Humanity of Metro Louisville.
The AIA CKC Annual House Tour is open to the public from 1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 18. Tickets will be available with maps at each of the nine homes on the day of the tour for $15.00 each or $10.00 each when purchased in groups of ten.
1. Bryan Addition – 1810 English Station Road
Architect: Gary Watrous / Watrous Associates Architects
2. German + Carter Residence – 1824 Eastern Parkway
Architect: Michael Koch / Michael Koch and Associates Architects and Planners
3. Locke Residence – 3509 Barbour Lane, Designer: Melissa L. Baker
4. May Residence – 1912 Yale Street, Architect: Anne Del Prince
5. McCalpin Residence – 18 Westwind Road, Architect: Mary Jackson
6. Mockingbird Terrace – 1405/1409 Mockingbird Terrace Drive,
Architect: Henry M Potter / Potter and Associates
7. Neel Residence- 2909 Homewood Place, Architect: Mark Doumas
8. Schultze-Tyler Residence – 12108 Locust Lane – Anchorage
Architect: Peter Edwards and Derek Paprocki
9. Whiskey Row Lofts – 127-131 W Main Street
Architect: Bill Weyland / CITY Properties
The newest Habitat for Humanity ReStore at Hikes Point will be another stop to buy tickets! More information will be posted on Facebook- Like AIA CK House Tour 2011!
Architect’s forum is scheduled for Saturday, September 17 from 10:00 a.m. – Noon at the Urban Design Studio, 507 South Third Street, Louisville. The forum will be moderated by Dr. John Hans Gilderbloom, Professor of Urban Public Affairs at the University of Louisville. Dr. Gilderbloom is also the Director of the Center for Sustainable Urban Neighborhoods. The architects participating on the house tour will discuss their design and coffee will be provided by Lynn’s Paradise Café. For more information about the forum, contact Dr. Gilderbloom at (502) 852-8557.
Call for Entries:
AIA Central Kentucky Architects House Tour 2011
Submissions are being solicited for this year’s Architect’s House Tour. As in past years, the purpose of the Tour is to help educate the general public on the role of architecture and design in their everyday lives; and to raise funds in support of Habitat for Humanity of Metro Louisville.
This year’s House Tour will take place Sunday, September 18th, 2011 between the hours of 1:00 and 6:00 PM. Recent years have seen between 250 and 350 individuals will make the trek between the various projects selected. This offers the architects and designers a unique opportunity to showcase and discuss their work in a building type to which most people can relate, the residence. All while making a valuable contribution to an important local organization.
A variety of styles and locations is desirable, from the traditional to the cutting edge; from rural to urban; sprawling to compact; new construction to restoration/renovation. Individual units in multifamily dwellings shall also be considered with the proper approvals of the owners.
The requirements for submission are as follows:
1. The applicant must be an Architect or professionally trained designer.
2. The structure must be completed by the date of the show; finishes and landscaping should be in place, though it need not be occupied by the client.
3. Good quality representative photographs are to be supplied in digital format only (.jpg files are desired). One of these may be used in the tour brochure. You work hard on your projects, so let that time and effort be expressed through quality photography. This quality directly correlates to the perceived quality of your project.
4. A written statement outlining the design intentions, descriptions, significant issues, etc., should be supplied. Again, all or part of this information may be used in the Tour brochure.
5. Provide a digital schematic map to the site and general directions from major thoroughfares for use in the tour brochure.
6. Provide the architect’s or designer’s name, address, telephone numbers, e-mail address; and the client’s name, address of the project, etc.
7. Please secure the owners’ preliminary approval and check for scheduling conflicts.
A maximum of five or six projects can be selected, and is limited to Metro Louisville. Consideration should also be given to the potential traffic flow and parking.
Please contact Britney Groneck for further information and to make your submission. Submissions are due by July 29th, 2011. Submissions after this date WILL NOT be accepted for this year’s tour.
Britney Groneck, Associate AIA – LEED AP
Phone: (work) 502.583.0700 (cell) 859.992.1581