Kent State University hosted a presentation by Peter Bohlin FAIA on Tuesday, September 6, 2011.  This program, sponsored jointly by AIA Akron, the Akron-Canton CSI, AIA Eastern Ohio and AIA Ohio.  The program is titles “The Nature of Circumstance” and is based on Mr. Bohlin’s belief and interest in shaping of architecture to the particular circumstance of each project and the connection between this and the many other aspects of architecture.

Peter Bohlin FAIA is a seasoned architect who started his firm Bohlin Cywinski Jackson 42 years ago that has since grown to a practice of 150 people in six cities.  In his 55 year career, his designs have garnered close to 500 awards, with his most recent being the 2010 AIA Gold Medalist.  The Gold Medal is the highest individual award given by the AIA and the profession’s highest individual honer given in recognition of an acumulation of work that makes a significant and lasting impact on architecture.

Click here to see a video of the presentation.