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Future of Tempe architecture, economy and culture subjects of Third Thursday discussion tomorrow

Tempe Mayor Mark Mitchell, ASU's Reid Johnson to present

Post Date:05/15/2013

Reid Johnson will show the future of Tempe architecture at 7 p.m. tomorrow at Tempe History Museum.

Johnson, adjunct faculty at ASU and design associate at Tempe-based firm Architekton, will discuss sustainable buildings designed by students for the Farmer and Ash areas. The 12 scale model buildings are on display at the museum. How practical are these buildings and how far in the future might they be?

Johnson opens for Tempe Mayor Mark Mitchell at the Third Thursday lecture series. Mayor Mitchell will talk about trends in Tempe's economy and culture. 

Those attending are encouraged ask questions to both presenters.

About the Tempe History Museum
The Tempe History Museum explores Tempe’s identity and builds connections between residents and their community. The museum comprehensively shares Tempe history through exhibits, activities, speakers, collections, research services, music and programs that captivate, connect with and delight audiences. The museum is located adjacent to the Tempe Public Library at 809 E. Southern Ave., just west of Rural Road. Admission is always free. www.tempe.gov/museum

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