UC Press: Exploring the Architecture of Place in America's Farmers Markets
Sunday, Nov. 14
5 – 6 p.m.
Join Elizabeth Scarpelli, University Press & Publishing Services Director of the UC Press, as she interviews Kathryn Clarke Albright, about her book Exploring the Architecture of Place in America's Farmers Markets.
Exploring the Architecture of Place in America's Farmers Markets explores the elusive architectural space of these beloved community-gathering places. From classic market buildings such as Findlay Market in Cincinnati, to open-air pavilions in Durham North Carolina and pop-up canopy markets in Staunton, Virginia, the country currently has over 8,700 seasonal and year-round farmers markets.
$50 – includes admission to virtual discussion, signed copy of book and UC Press swag
$100 – includes admission to virtual discussion, signed copy of book, UC Press swag and Taste of Findlay Market gift box prepared by individual merchants at Findlay Market, packaged and shipped by Cincinnati Food Tours. Quantities are limited and deadline to purchase is November 1.
Click here to read more about the book.
About the author: Kathryn Clarke Albright is a professor in the School of Architecture + Design at Virginia Tech. Albright has served as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs in the College of Architecture & Urban Studies since 2016. Prior to coming to Virginia Tech, she practiced from 1986 to 1993 in San Francisco as a partner with Solomon, Inc. focusing on urban design and various scales of residential projects. Albright’s research focuses on the multiple scales of the urban condition that includes work with the Blacksburg Farmers Market. In 2001 she founded Friends of the Farmers Market in Blacksburg and led the efforts that resulted in the opening of Market Square Park, with five timber-framed pavilions.
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