Old Park Hotel space opens to new discussion and design

| March 18, 2014

COSHOCTON – The Pomerene Center for the Arts is proud to welcome Tim Frank and his exhibition, Returning to First Principles, opening from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Friday, March 21. Tim will be working with the artPARK Design Project to appropriate the old Park Hotel lot as a new, prominent public space in downtown Coshocton. The community is invited to attend this opening party, share ideas and apply to join the artPark design team.

Tim Frank is an architect, designer, educator and researcher. Currently he is an assistant professor in the College of Architecture, Art, and Design at Mississippi State. He also maintains a nationally-recognized design studio in Atlanta, Ga. Tim’s work explores the role of design media technology to enhance performance of architectural space. His studio has authored a number of award winning projects his work has been exhibited in several museums and galleries including a 2010 solo exhibition entitled, “Sense & Sustain – ability” at the Museum of Design in Atlanta, Ga. His research has also been featured in publications and venues around the world. Tim previously worked with the Center for Design Research at Virginia Tech where he employed design media technology to study natural ventilation and daylighting strategies from the award winning LUMENHAUS into the area of net-zero high-density housing. He also worked with the team to develop multifunctional building envelopes that direct breeze, natural daylight interior space, and provide intensified views for inhabitants. The models of these designs were exhibited at the 2012 International Contemporary Furniture Fair in New York City where the work received the Editor’s Choice Award from Metropolis Magazine. Tim has also taught at the Georgia Institute of Technology and the Savannah College of Art and Design.

For more information about Tim Frank or the artPark Design Project, contact the Pomerene Center by e-mail [email protected] or phone 622-0326.

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