Monday, 13 January, 2014
Julie Beckman, the award-winning designer of the National 9/11 Pentagon Memorial and the Space Shuttle Columbia Memorial, will present her research and design work as part of the UT Church Memorial Lecture Series at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 13, in McCarty Auditorium of the Art and Architecture Building, 1715 Volunteer Blvd.
She is a founding partner of KBAS with husband, Keith Kaseman. The firm's awards include the Project of the Year from McGraw Hill Construction Magazine, a National Honor Award from the American Council of Engineering Companies and the Philament Award from the Illumination Engineering Society of North America, all in 2008. The firm also received a Design-Build Excellence Award from the Design-Build Institute of America in 2011 and a National Medal of Service from the American Institute of Architects in 2012.