Latinos in Architecture

LiA gathers the third Monday of every month from 6pm-8pm at Kirksey Architecture. Then join us for some camaraderie at a local Latino restaurant.

Interested in joining LiA Committee.
Contact Jennifer Ward at
jennifer@aiahouston.org

Kirksey Architecture
6909 Portwest Dr
Houston, TX 77024

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Noche Argentina

***After careful assessment of the growing concerns regarding COVID-19, this event has been POSTPONED. Stay tuned for updates.*** 


With Fernando Brave, FAIA; Chef Sebastian Abraham (Patagonia Grill); Sergio Weitzman (Serca Wines); Mauro Marcone (Tango Dancer)
Kirksey Architecture, 6909 Portwest Dr, Houston, TX 77024

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Latinos in Architecture invites you to Noche Argentina, an evening celebrating the history and culture of this wonderful country. Fernando Brave, FAIA, architect and University of Houston professor, will take us on an Argentinean journey ranging from its geography to its history, and from its diverse culture to its rich architecture. Fernando Brave will introduce us to his native country of Argentina. Sebastian Abraham, executive Chef and owner of Patagonia Grill will present traditional dishes of the regions of the country, from Buenos Aires and Catamarca to Patagonia and Mendoza. Sergio Weitzman, president of SERCA wines, will take us to a journey of wine making in Argentina and share his secrets of making a great Malbec wine. Finally, we will end the evening with Tango, Mauro Marcone and his partner will delight us with their sensual dance and magically synchronized movements. Join us and taste a sample menu from Patagonia Grill, enjoy wines from Serca wines and learn about the Argentinean culture.

6:00pm       Fernando Brave, FAIA
7:00pm       Chef Sebastian Abraham from Patagonia Grill
7:30pm       Sergio Weitzman from Serca Wines
8:15pm       Mauro Marcone (Tango Dancer)

Fernando Brave, FAIA
Fernando L. Brave, FAIA graduated from the University of Houston with a Master of Architecture after completing an undergraduate architecture program in Buenos Aires, Argentina. His professional experience includes projects for a variety of individuals, private companies, and public institutions in the United States and abroad. The recent publication, Architecture for the Arts: The De Santos & Sicardi Galleries, features two award-winning projects completed by Brave / Architecture, a firm he founded in 2002. In recognition of his advancement of the profession, Fernando was elevated to the College of Fellows of the American Institute of Architects in 2012.

**This course is approved for 1.0 AIA LU**