2011 Spotlight Award + Lecture: LA DALLMAN
RDA's third annual Spotlight Award + Lecture was awarded to LA DALLMAN. Principals and Co-Founders Grace La and Jame Dallman visited Houston on Wednesday, September 7, 2011, to accept the award and present a lecture at The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.
Based in Milwaukee, LA DALLMAN is responsible for such innovative projects as the Miller Brewing Employee Meeting Center; the Marsupial Bridge; the UWM Hillel Student Center; the “City of Freshwater and Great Lakes Future” permanent exhibits at Discovery World; among countless others. Led by James Dallman and Grace La, LA DALLMAN has been awarded over 30 professional honors since its inception in 1999. LA DALLMAN was named a 2010 Emerging Voice by the Architectural League of New York and was a recipient of the national 2007 Bruner Award for Urban Excellence Silver Medal. In addition to their design practice, La is Associate Professor at the University of Milwaukee School of Architecture and Urban Planning where Dallman is Adjunct Professor. The couple are also currently appointed Design Critics in Architecture at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design.