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Drawing from Music

An Architect and a Violinist, 25 years inspiring each other


  • Foreword by
  • Mark Volpe
  •  
  • Introduction by
  • Warren R. Schwartz
  •  
  • Edited by
  • Oscar Riera Ojeda
  •  

Drawing from Music

An Architect and a Violinist, 25 years inspiring each other

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  • Foreword by Mark Volpe
  • Introduction by Warren R. Schwartz
  • Edited by Oscar Riera Ojeda
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  • A founding partner of Schwartz/Silver Architects, Warren Schwartz had already built a significant reputation as an innovative designer while working at Charles G. Hilgenhurst in the 1970s. His design for the East Cambridge Savings Bank earned him and his future partner, Robert Silver, the 1980 Gold Medal of The City of Boston and the Boston Society of Architects. His continuing commitment to innovation receives wide- spread recognition at both the local and the national level; he is a frequent juror for AIA awards and scholarships. Committed to a highly interactive design process, his work at Schwartz/Silver is recognized for possessing the seemingly opposite characteristics of ingenuity and rigor; precision and playfulness. His training as an urban designer has oriented him to seeking out the uniquely defining parameters of each project. Warren is actively involved in professional and civic organizations including the Boston 400 (the Mayor’s task force on the future of the city) and Creative Industries (an ad hoc group- ing of business leaders to encourage a culture of innovation in Boston). He is a former Design Commissioner of the Boston Society of Architects, and a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects. Warren is also a Peer of the …
  • contributors Biographies

  • A founding partner of Schwartz/Silver Architects, Warren Schwartz had already built a significant reputation as an innovative designer while working at Charles G. Hilgenhurst in the 1970s. His design for the East Cambridge Savings Bank earned him and his future partner, Robert Silver, the 1980 Gold Medal of The City of Boston and the Boston Society of Architects. His continuing commitment to innovation receives wide- spread recognition at both the local and the national level; he is a frequent juror for AIA awards and scholarships. Committed to a highly interactive design process, his work at Schwartz/Silver is recognized for possessing the seemingly opposite characteristics of ingenuity and rigor; precision and playfulness. His training as an urban designer has oriented him to seeking out the uniquely defining parameters of each project.
    Warren is actively involved in professional and civic organizations including the Boston 400 (the Mayor’s task force on the future of the city) and Creative Industries (an ad hoc group- ing of business leaders to encourage a culture of innovation in Boston). He is a former Design Commissioner of the Boston Society of Architects, and a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects. Warren is also a Peer of the General Services Administration, Design Excellence Program.

    Mark Volpe was appointed managing director ofthe Boston Symphony Orchestra in September 1997, following six years as executive director of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra. Previously, he was the vice president and general manager of the Minnesota Orchestra and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. Mark obtained his juris doctor cum laude from the University ofMinnesota Law School in 1983. He received his bachelor’s degree in music with a major in clarinet performance from the Eastman School of Music in 1979, and did graduate work at the Indiana University School of Music. He holds an honorary degree from the New England Conservatory, where he also sits on the Board of Overseers. He is also a member of the recommendation board of the Avery Fisher Prize Program and is on the board of directors of the National Arts Stabilization. Mark and his wife, Martha, have two children and live in the Boston area.

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A founding partner of Schwartz/Silver Architects, Warren Schwartz had already built a significant reputation as an innovative designer while working at Charles G. Hilgenhurst in the 1970s. His design for the East Cambridge Savings Bank earned him and his future partner, Robert Silver, the 1980 Gold Medal of The City of Boston and the Boston Society of Architects. His continuing commitment to innovation receives wide- spread recognition at both the local and the national level; he is a frequent juror for AIA awards and scholarships. Committed to a highly interactive design process, his work at Schwartz/Silver is recognized for possessing the seemingly opposite characteristics of ingenuity and rigor; precision and playfulness. His training as an urban designer has oriented him to seeking out the uniquely defining parameters of each project. Warren is actively involved in professional and civic organizations including the Boston 400 (the Mayor’s task force on the future of the city) and Creative Industries (an ad hoc group- ing of business leaders to encourage a culture of innovation in Boston). He is a former Design Commissioner of the Boston Society of Architects, and a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects. Warren is also a Peer of the …

  • Foreword by Mark Volpe
  • Introduction by Warren R. Schwartz
  • Edited by Oscar Riera Ojeda

contributors Biographies

A founding partner of Schwartz/Silver Architects, Warren Schwartz had already built a significant reputation as an innovative designer while working at Charles G. Hilgenhurst in the 1970s. His design for the East Cambridge Savings Bank earned him and his future partner, Robert Silver, the 1980 Gold Medal of The City of Boston and the Boston Society of Architects. His continuing commitment to innovation receives wide- spread recognition at both the local and the national level; he is a frequent juror for AIA awards and scholarships. Committed to a highly interactive design process, his work at Schwartz/Silver is recognized for possessing the seemingly opposite characteristics of ingenuity and rigor; precision and playfulness. His training as an urban designer has oriented him to seeking out the uniquely defining parameters of each project.
Warren is actively involved in professional and civic organizations including the Boston 400 (the Mayor’s task force on the future of the city) and Creative Industries (an ad hoc group- ing of business leaders to encourage a culture of innovation in Boston). He is a former Design Commissioner of the Boston Society of Architects, and a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects. Warren is also a Peer of the General Services Administration, Design Excellence Program.

Mark Volpe was appointed managing director ofthe Boston Symphony Orchestra in September 1997, following six years as executive director of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra. Previously, he was the vice president and general manager of the Minnesota Orchestra and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. Mark obtained his juris doctor cum laude from the University ofMinnesota Law School in 1983. He received his bachelor’s degree in music with a major in clarinet performance from the Eastman School of Music in 1979, and did graduate work at the Indiana University School of Music. He holds an honorary degree from the New England Conservatory, where he also sits on the Board of Overseers. He is also a member of the recommendation board of the Avery Fisher Prize Program and is on the board of directors of the National Arts Stabilization. Mark and his wife, Martha, have two children and live in the Boston area.

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